Koi – Inspired Asian Dining, Goa : A Review

Koi – Inspired Asian Dining, Goa : A Review

The Koi is a fish that symbolizes many virtues, including endurance, perseverance and strength, in many Asian cultures. Koi is also the name of Asian inspired fine dining restaurant that opened less than a year ago in a renovated Goan Indo-Portuguese bungalow on the Calangute-Candolim stretch. Everything, from the ...

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Goan Caldo Verde – Potato & Spinach Soup

Goan Caldo Verde – Potato & Spinach Soup

Vegetables are not exactly very dominant in the Catholic cuisine of Goa which is heavily dependent on eggs, meat and seafood. If there are vegetables in any of the preparations it’s almost as if they’re there as an afterthought, or perhaps to add a little flavour to the main dish. ...

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We Knead To Bake #35 : Cinnamon & Raisin Challah

We Knead To Bake #35 : Cinnamon & Raisin Challah

The New Year hasn’t started out on a particularly good note for us. I’m not saying it’s been a bad start, just that all of us (including the dog) have been taking turns being ill with something or the other. Since I haven’t been in a position to pick and ...

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  • The Asus Zenpad 8 – A Review

    The Asus Zenpad 8 – A Review

    Santa came a little early this past holiday season when Asus sent me their Zenpad 8 to try out. I’m not a stranger to Asus because I use one ...

  • Decorated Gingerbread Row House Cookies

    Decorated Gingerbread Row House Cookies

    I have something of an obsession with decorated cookies. I don’t particularly like eating cookies especially the sweet kind and usually bake them for my daughter or family and friends. I ...

  • Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

    Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

    About a week back, I came across some really adorable looking reindeer cookies someone had posted on Pinterest. So I just went looking for more and fell in love with ...

  • Goan Snowball Cookies

    Goan Snowball Cookies

    Snowball Cookies are old fashioned festive cookies that seem to be made all over the world. So you’ll find them in the guise of Russian Tea Cakes, Mexican Wedding Cookies ...