A spicy, robust pickle made with garlic and potent red chilli from Nagaland, this pickle will add the good kind of heat to your palate

Garlic & Naga Red Chilli Pickle

A spicy, robust pickle made with garlic and potent red chilli from Nagaland, this pickle will add the good kind of heat to your palate As an introvert, I tend to avoid stepping into spaces that are traditionally marked as belonging to the ‘family’ – for example the kitchen, the dining area, the family room, etc. But all of that…

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Apple Chutney

This apple chutney flavoured with butter and star anise is perfect as a dip, a spread and an ideal addition to your grazing plate for parties Not every kitchen experiment is a success. But it isn’t necessary that the ‘not success’ dish is unpalatable. In fact, some of these end up being delightful, tasty surprises, like this apple chutney. Inspired…

Romance is a Bonus Book ~ Review

Romance is a Bonus Book

2019 | Korean | Romance I believe there’s a right time to read a book and until the time has arrived, you will either not enjoy reading the book or will set it aside for later. I’ve noticed the same is applicable to movies and series. There have been times I’ve started a series and stopped it after an episode…

Pumpkin & Potato in Mustard Oil | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Pumpkin & Potato in Mustard Oil

Pumpkin & potato are tempered with nigella seeds and slow-cooked in mustard oil for a dish that heroes the pumpkin’s sweetness.  Calling all home cooks looking for quick and healthy weekday/weeknight meal ideas – add this pumpkin & potato in mustard oil dish to your repertoire! It’s the kind that comes together in a jiffy, requires just one spice (coz salt and…

Nightwork Review | From The Corner Table

Nightwork, by Nora Roberts

Published 2022 | Fiction, thriller, romance A romantic thriller, Nightwork by Nora Roberts is a treat for her fans and those who have a soft spot for the good boys who step onto the ‘wrong’ paths for justifiable reasons.  Fans of Nora Roberts who’ve probably been wondering if her recent novels were ghost-written might just be delighted by this standalone…

Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls

Crunchy homemade chocolate balls filled with the goodness of nuts. These chocolate and puffed rice balls are great for lunchboxes, snack time and midnight munchies (if you are like me!) I often see people complaining about the ‘sagas’ written in a recipe blog. The common point in all these complaints is that ‘a recipe blog should have only the recipe’.…

Book review: Mockingbird 

: Is there a future for humanity? A future where we can continue to be the way we are? Walter Tevis’ Mockingbird, a pathbreaking novel in the science fiction genre, explores this thought through a poignant tale of man, woman and machine. Walter Tevis | Science Fiction | Published 1980 What does it mean to be human? Is it the small…

Masala Chicken Soup Recipe | From The Corner Table | Copyright Image

Masala Chicken Soup

A chicken soup spiced with a wholesome Indian spice mix; it’s perfect for activating the tastebuds and ideal on rainy days or gloomy days. June was a difficult month for us. The parents were unwell for the longest time, I was struggling with sleep issues and a series of unfortunate news from around the globe dragged down our mood and…

Business Proposal Review | From The Corner Table

Drama review: Business Proposal

2022 | South Korea | Rom Com A series that’s been trending since its release, and for the right reasons. The Business Proposal is a wholesome entertainer, a rom-com that celebrates all the tropes we crib about but secretly love! What’s it about? Shin Ha-ri (Kim Se-jeong) goes on a blind date in place of her bestie Jin Young-seo (Seol…

If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller | Book Review | From The Corner Table

Book Review: If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller

If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver was released in 1979; it is written in postmodernist narrative and takes readers through a whole spectrum of sensations as they read the 10 stories woven together in this masterpiece. Highly recommended! Italo Calvino | Italian publication 1979 | English transl. 1981 | Postmodernist novel Not…

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