Recap of Buffet on Table, Blogging Marathon # 56

I do blogging marathons (bm) periodically with a group of food bloggers. Every month we blog 3 consecutive days a week, at least two weeks a month and in the months of April and September, we do a month long marathon taking Sundays off. We call these month long marathons Mega Blogging Marathons. These marathons […]

South Street Seaport & Oktoberfest on Pier 15

After a hectic tour ofthe city, let us check out some fun and relaxed activities that can be done in NYC. Today I was going to talk about the Beast Ride, High Line, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Bronx Zoo, South Street Seaport, Sex and the City hotspots tour and some of our favorite restaurants in the […]

Sightseeing in NewYork City

As I mentioned in my yesterday’s post, the theme for the last three days of this month is blogger’s choice and the initial suggestion by the group was travel theme. I went with the initial suggestion and picked the travel theme. Yesterday I posted a recipe inspired by something I ate during my travel and […]

Chili Garlic Shrimp

For the last week of Buffet on Table the theme is blogger’s choice. Initial suggestion from the group for this week was travel theme, where we could do a travel post or a recipe we tasted during one of our travels. Later it was changed to open theme where we could whose our own theme. […]

Atukulu ~ Poha ~ Stir Fried Flattened Rice

After 5 days of eggs for breakfast, today I have a non-egg breakfast from India. Stir fried atukulu ~ poha ~ flattened rice ~ beaten rice is a common preparation in most of the Indian states with some variations. Growing up, atukulu was prepared at least once a week. It is quick to prepare and […]

Nasi Goreng ~ Indonesian Fried Rice

Nasi goreng means fried rice in Indonesian. It is a common breakfast usually prepared with leftover or pre-cooked rice with kecap manis which is a sweet soy sauce, shallots, garlic, chilies & shrimp paste. The dark brown color of the rice comes from kecap manis. Nasi goreng is served with many add-ons, fried egg, chicken, […]

Lablabi ~ Chickpeas Soup from Tunisia

Lablabi or lablebi is a Tunisian chickpeas soup. It is a thin soup flavored with garlic, cumin powder, harissa and served with stale bread and poached egg. Lablabi is a popular street food and a common breakfast in Tunisia. It can easily be made at home with various garnishes and accompaniments. On the streets, hot […]

Chilaquiles from Mexico

Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican breakfast prepared with leftover tortillas. Bite size or wedges of tortillas are either deep fried or shallow fried and soaked in salsa until just soft. It is garnished with cotija cheese and served with eggs and black beans. Pieces of chicken and pork can also be added to chilaquiles. Salsa […]

American Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it is the least cooked meal in my kitchen. I usually eat cereal or oatmeal & Mr.U skips this meal most of the time. When I do end up cooking, it is usually upma, roti, poori or some sausages, bacon and eggs. When I was […]

Japanese Breakfast

We are into fourth week of Buffet on Table, month long marathon that I am doing with my blogging group. We have weekly themes for this month and the theme for this week is breakfasts from around the world. For the first day I have a Japanese breakfast. We were suppose to do this theme […]

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