About Me

Welcome to my little corner of the internet, where I share my love for Indian food and my struggles of trying to recreate the flavors of home while living in a foreign land. My name is Pragya, and I am an enthusiastic home cook, amateur food photographer, and a self-proclaimed spice connoisseur currently residing outside India.

I started this blog as a way to document my journey of being a desi girl in a foreign land, trying to satisfy my cravings for Indian food while also trying to figure out how to work the oven (it’s still a work in progress). You’ll find a wide variety of recipes on my blog, from traditional dishes like dal makhani and biryani, to fusion creations like Indian-style tacos and samosas. My philosophy is “if it tastes good, it goes on the blog” (except for that one time I made green curry and it ended up looking like baby food).

Aside from Indian food, I am also on a personal mission to find the best chai (tea) outside India, so far no luck, but the search continues. And don’t even get me started on the struggles of finding good ghee outside India. But, I’m determined to make it work, no matter what.

I also love to share tips and techniques for cooking Indian food, as well as stories and musings on my experiences living and cooking outside of India. I believe that food is a powerful tool for connecting with others and for preserving cultural heritage, and I am constantly inspired by the ways in which traditional dishes can be adapted and reimagined for the modern palate.

Thank you for visiting my blog, I hope you enjoy the recipes, pictures and my musings. I’m always open to feedback, so don’t hesitate to reach out to me, except if you’re going to tell me that my food photography skills need work (I already know that). Happy cooking!

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