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I like going into any ethnic grocery store because I always find pretty interesting and culturally specific items that I am intrigued to try. The area where I live in Manila is replete with Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Arab, and Indian grocery stores and it's always...

The days are getting hotter and one great thing to have during a really sweltering afternoon is a refreshing glass of mango lassi. The dahi that I made a couple days back is the gift that keeps on giving because I seem to be putting it...

Namaste! Being stuck at home during this enhanced community quarantine has given me an appreciation for preparing complex Indian dishes with different steps and components. Complicated preparations give me something to do while I wait for e-mails and fill idle time. However, today was a bit...

नमस्ते! Namaste! Today's dish is extra special because I put in some extra effort to make the main ingredient: paneer. Paneer is basically a homemade cheese prepared by curdling milk with acid. It is mostly used in vegetarian cooking as a substitute for meat and other proteins,...

The only action that I get these days apart from my usual work-from-home schedule is time spent in the kitchen. I turn to cooking to keep me entertained for hours on end. I try as much as possible to go the laborious route, and I...

नमस्ते! Namaste! When people talk about Indian food, they always talk about robust curries and maybe some vegetarian dishes, but one oft-unexplored area of Indian cuisine is an entire category of savoury snacks that are quite rarely found outside of the country. One of such is...

  Year end reviews are so much fun because they always sum up the year that has been in  such a nostalgic way. It has become a yearly habit to look back at my Instagram Best 9, and it gives me great joy every time to...

I'm one year shy of launching full on into my thirties (yikes), but since I have that one odd year left, I still have to realize a lot of things that I have planned for myself several years back. I turned 29 in the midsts...