Chicken Skewers

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There’s this new cafe in Chennai that I only recently discovered that has filled a large void in my heart. About 7 years ago (wow, that’s a LONG time), there used to be this bookstore-cafe in the heart of the city called Cha Bar that I used to absolutely adore. It was an Oxford bookstore […]

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Easy Chicken Salad

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I love a good chicken salad. Not completely drenched in dressing, but seasoned well, without me feeling like I’m eating more seasoning than salad. After several unfortunate incidents revolving around bad chicken salads from popular fast food chains, I decided that there’s got to be an easier way to satisfy my cravings without risking a […]

Stir Fry Pasta

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Let’s get real for a second. Sometimes you’re too exhausted to think up flavour combinations. And the fridge really needs a clean-up of leftover veggies and produce that are soon to die without fulfilling their destiny of being at the bottom of your stomach. That’s when the guilt of giving into buying fresh produce and not […]

Prawns in Coconut Sauce Pasta

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Prawns, Coconut cream and pasta. Had I never tasted this combination for myself, I swear I’d have thought whoever came up with this flavour combination was high. But I bravely let the glutton in me take over to try it and had I not been in a restaurant, I would’ve shamelessly licked the plate clean. […]

Tomato Chicken Pasta

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Ah, the ubiquitous and yet humble, macaroni. Or, if you’d prefer, “elbow pasta”. I owe many an afternoon and night’s satisfaction to this dish. In the rare instance of there being leftovers, I have even managed to make it breakfast. The humble macaroni, in this particular avatar, has been sacrificed to my growling stomach on […]