Meze 119 Review

Meze 119 is a small bright place with friendly staff. I enjoy visiting Meze every time I am in St. Petersburg, Florida. Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, this vegetarian’s bistro is a delight for everyone….even though I am a vegetarian so its natural for me to love the variety in the menu…

WPC – Sunrise / Sunset – I call it “God’s own Canvas”

Rise/Set Watching the Sunrise and set is one of the most beautiful visuals in the sky. The way the colors change and patterns appear, it seems an artist is engrossed painting the sky, that has a new visual with every passing second. A scenery everyone wants to capture. I call the sky – God’s own…

Air Fried Aloo (Potato) chaat

I grew up having a variety of street foods of India, specially living in Delhi, which is famous for the various chaat varieties (a savory snack,  typically served as a hors d’oeuvre at road-side tracks from stalls or food carts in India). After moving to New York, I found many restaurant menu’s have some or the other…

Dolphin and the Girl @ London

Spotted this beautiful fountain walking near the Tower Bridge in London…the sunset amidst the clouds made it a perfect view. Couldn’t resist capturing it with KriteezLens. Would love to hear your views. Disclosure: This is a picture clicked by the author and shared on her blog for visitor view only. Using this image for personal,…

Air fried Navratri Kuttu (Buck Wheat) flour Puri

Fasting season or feasting season….Navratri to some extent is both. Nav (nine) Ratri (nights) is a Hindu festival celebrated across India, twice a year. Many folks observe fasts during this period and what they can eat or drink varies in different households, as cultures have evolved over a period of time. This is where the…

5 refreshing ideas to make Spring Sensational

When the calendar says its spring and the snow storm outside contradicts every spring thought…how do you dive into the Spring Sensation? I am sure most of you can’t wait for Spring to truly arrive. How about we prepare for Spring with some spring simulation? I am definitely in spring mood and going spring shopping…of…

Baked Papri chaat

A healthy twist to the typically deep fried Indian Street food, in this baked version of the spicy Papri Chaat, in bite size cups. Great for appetizers as finger food.

WPC – Smile…its contagious!

Such a beautiful topic for the weekly photo challenge – Smile! Its contagious…watching a little baby, meeting family and friends, getting a surprise or just hearing your favorite song can bring a smile…difficult to capture all the reasons for a smile in a picture. I love the smile and often use the emoji smileys like…

Photo Challenge – Favorite Place

Favorite Place Though I like and enjoy many places depending on my mood, when it comes to favorite place, its tough and rare. Once I have visited a place, its a checkbox ticked and I usually don’t like to go back…even though I enjoyed it the first time, nothing draws me back. The only exceptions…

Being Single – A conversation with the not so Single!

A few days back, I got to meet a close friend after a long gap. Our Kitchen Rendezvous moved from flashback to chatting about everything under the sun! Well and then came – you are so lucky! You can do whatever you want, buy whatever you please, as you are single :). This wasn’t the…

Rotimatic – Product Review

I call this the robotic, new age kitchen Innovation genius – Rotimatic. While the product was developed to make the staple flatbread of India “Roti”, this genius is not just for Indian households. It makes a lot more than Roti! With a price point close to a thousand US dollars, I was hesitant buying it…