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Chicken 65

The Chicken 65 has its origins from the famous Buhari hotel, Chennai. The 65 would mean that it was invented in the year 1965 (source : Wiki) so are their platefuls of Chicken 78, 92 etc :). 279 more words


Crispy Veggie Fries

My Mom is great cook. The more I age, the more I appreciate her cooking. There have been times, maybe a couple of decades ago when cookery shows were aired with such rarity that we as a family used to sit together off course with my dear Aunt and cousin Nitin, pass judgmental remarks at how awesome the cook was or a mess they were and depending on what was dished out on the plate we tell each other whether we could try or just dump the recipe. 250 more words

Vegetarian Side Dishes/kootu/poriyals

Cheesy Pull Apart Pizza Bread

There is nothing more beautiful on this earth than stretchy melty cheese. Anyone who wants to disagree can fight me in the comments.

Typically whenever I need a cheese fix, I go for pizza or a grilled cheese. 362 more words


Mini Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ultimate portion control.

As my family will tell you, portion control is something that I am not good at. These mini treats are baked in a muffin pan so you are guaranteed that everyone gets the same amount on their plate. 285 more words


Spotlight on: Croquettes

The humble croquette: a concept so simple and delicious that it has traversed the globe and embedded itself in the food cultures of countless nations. Its origin is French, from the verb… 481 more words

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Best Appetisers of 2016 - Exatraveller's recommendations

Hi folks,

I hope you have enjoyed reading my feature on the Best deserts of 2016.

I was approached yesterday by a few friends – who unfortunately are NO sweet lovers, and they wanted me to come up with a story on the best starters of the year 2016. 1,028 more words