Bang, everything got done, I realized I created a food blog without much thought and named it too. Much later, one fine day, was thinking how and why I named it and then realized that I had unconsciously named it as how I always thought of. Now I have come to love this blog and what I spend to get this running on daily basis. When I think of all the time I try to put into this, I wonder how I never knew this all these years! I know I can cook well and I have all my wonderful mother's recipes, not to mention my mother in-law. But to be frank, every kid learns more from their mother and some from their in-law by seeing her cook. Unfortunately I haven't had much opportunity to watch my mil cook, as I will be with the kids when she cooks. So the recipes that I have blogged about, will either be ones cooked by her or by me, knowing her recipes. But all my Amma's recipes are ones that I have cooked myself, after learning from her.
This blog became the sole thought going around in my mind for a while. So much so that, any free second I get at home at spent doing this. I started this blog in fag end of May and have tried to be regular on daily basis. This blog is something that drives me with a passion. At last, I have found something that gets me going with joy and pleasure. And interacting with so many other wonderful bloggers is bonus of blogging.
So when Nupur announced as event on Best of 2007, what else can be good!
Everything I have blogged are mostly my favorites. Everything reminds me of something. Selecting just 10 was quite difficult. But then thats Top 10 right!
So heres my favorite
Top 10 recipes of the year 2007
Paneer Butter Masala - This is something I love so much because my daughter enjoys and wants this so very often
Dal Makhani - This is one of the first recipe Amma and I tried after eating it so many times in restuarant and was a hit from the very first time.
Carrot Kurma - This is one of my Athamma's famous recipe thats a must every week.
Pappu chaaru - You can have it anytime you drop in home on a sunday evening!
Erra Karam Masala Dosa - Our most favorite way of eating Dosa!
Murgh Mussallam ~ Whole Chicken - This is a must try if you are a Chicken lover! Everybody's favorite at home!
Spicy Chicken Biryani - Again this is something thats Amma is known for!
Nawabi Chicken Biryani - Hubby dear wants this done atleast once a month, so no guesses to confirm its his favorite!
X- Chicken Fry - Well what can I say! Dad's most wanted one!
Semiya curd Rice ~ Vermicelli Bagala Bath - Amma's signature dish!
Best dish from each month
May 2007 - Guthi Vankai my most favorite
June 2007 - Parotta, infact I had blogged my most liked ones here...but I cant talk about everything right!
July 2007 - Masala Vada
August 2007 - Nellore Chicken
September 2007 - Bisi Bele Huli Anna ~ A feast for all time!
October 2007 - Salt Diamonds!
November 2007 - Powder from Heaven ~ and a guess!
December 2007 - Tomato Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!
Best meal(s) of 2007
Pappu Chaaru with Arbi Stir Fry - My Express Meal
Vinayaka Charthuti Feast
Deepavali Feasts at my sister in law's place
Best posts (in terms of writing)/ favorite food photographs of the year
My Cookbooks ~ My Passions
Eggs with toys
"Cooking resolutions" for 2008
Well, planned to cook all the bookmarks from other blogs.
This post is going to Nupur. Thanks Nupur for the wonderful idea. This has given us a chance to revisit all our old posts
I wish my friends and readers, a very Happy New Year!