Tikka Tikki & Spicy Bites

World in Their Plate: Cooking Ethnic with Kids

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Some of the best memories from my summer vacations growing up in Mumbai were learning about good food and simple cooking. Many of these memories were created with my maternal grandma, lovingly called ‘mamaiji’ (read more about her in this post) who pulled out all stops to create daily meals and treats; many of which… 

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Color of Summer To Me

Summer Quotes

With the start of summer break for us, I’m happy to take a moment and share some favorite summer quotes from my Pinterest boards… Each of these will make you stop and ponder, smile and unwind. Now isn’t that what summer is all about.  Enjoy!         And if you’ve got summer grilling… 

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Summer Perfect: Coconut Pineapple Cooler Cocktail

Summer Perfect – A Coconut Pineapple Cooler

You’ll notice a marked change in the kind of recipes posted on my site around summer. They get shorter, quicker, more colorful and refreshing – like this summer perfect coconut pineapple cooler cocktail. Or last week’s fish with a spicy fresh tomato topping. Or for that matter, my new handy summer  cookbook ‘Tikka Tikki &… 

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Spiced Tilapia Fish with Fresh Tomato Garlic Relish - recipe

Spiced Tilapia Fish with Fresh Tomato Relish

Seafood creations from our recent trip to Maui Hawaii left me with a desire to replicate fresh island fish flavors, using Indian spices and a fresh tomato relish. If you haven’t already; do check out last week’s post ‘Aloha! Maui Hawaii in Pictures’ filled with beautiful pictures from our journey through this Hawaiian island filled… 

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Phenomenal Blow Holes - with Stunning Rainbows

Aloha! Maui Hawaii in Pictures

In the middle of working on our book ‘Tikka Tikki & Spicy Bites,’ we managed to fit in a week long family vacation to Maui Hawaii in April.   If you still haven’t got a copy of our handy kebabs cookbook, please do check it out, it’s perfect for the start of grilling season –… 

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Home-style Roasted Eggplant Hash – Inspired by ‘Baingan Bharta’

Home-style Roasted Eggplant Hash – Inspired by ‘Baingan Bharta’

If I had to name one vegetable I couldn’t handle eating as a child – it’s the versatile eggplant or aubergine, frequently used in Indian cooking and better known as ‘Baingan’ or brinjal. (Baingan Bharta just translates to brinjal hash.) Perhaps it was the texture of the vegetable that bothered me then…and well into my… 

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It’s Here! Tikka Tikki & Spicy Bites…

Get ready to feast your senses and thrill your spice-buds! It’s here – Tikka Tikki & Spicy Bites – Rohit and my global twist on Indian kebabs, tikka, chutneys and beyond, backed by good-to-know information on Indian grilling, marinades and spice rubs. For those who missed the last post, here’s an introduction to Rohit –… 

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