Mama Cuellar, a Mexican immigrant to the States, drew crowds at a country fair outside Dallas, Texas with her mouthwatering tamales. That was way back in 1926.
With the help of her twelve children and a whole ammunition of crowd-pleasing recipes, Mama Cuellar gave the world the El Chico chain of fine Mexican cuisine.
Her legacy continues with a large fan following the world over, and today I’m sharing her famous guacamole recipe with you.
My family originates from Assam, the North Eastern state of India. You might have heard of Assam if you’re a serious tea drinker. Or perhaps you’ve heard of our one-horned rhinos or the world’s hottest chili, the ‘Bhoot Jolokia’. Assam also boasts of having Asia’s oldest oil refinery. Like every state of India, Assam is seeped in its own unique set of cultures and traditions.
Bhogali Bihu festivities are in the air. This is the festival of feasting and marks the end of the harvest season. Assamese households get busy preparing traditional Bihu treats and socializing with friends and family.
I am a total novice when it comes to Assamese cooking. Meet Sharmin Pasha. Sharmin created the very popular Assamese Cuisine & Recipes page on Facebook and has over forty-thousand fans worldwide. Needless to say, she is an authority in Assamese cooking. She also happens to be my sister-in-law (my hubby’s only sibling)!
Wow we are already at the end of Week 2! In Week 1 I was still recovering from the aftermath of bidding 2014 adieu. The scales haven’t budged much, but then again this was never about the weight. 100 Healthy Days is a lifestyle change, one baby-step at a time.
Here’s what I got up to in Week 2…
I’ve been following the Delicious Peace of Mind blog for a while now, and the other day I asked them what they’d cook up for me if I paid them a visit.
They are enticing me with this very delicious looking Lemon Berry Pie. Read on for the recipe!
Golden Globe Awards never fails to impress. From an unending list of celebrities to red carpet glamor, this is an annual event that keeps the paparazzi abuzz for months to come.
From all the stars attending, I think Joanne Frogatt stole the limelight.
I love DIY projects but can be pretty lazy at getting them done. My Pinterest boards are flooded with nifty DIY pins I’ve been meaning to do.
Then I found this cute little box of fabric paint and stencils at Tchibo for a meager AED 35!
Cantina Laredo is a gourmet Mexican restaurant chain hailing from Chicago, Illinois. In the UAE, they have a branch in Khalidiyah Mall, Abu Dhabi.
Cantina Laredo has earned a reputation serving authentic, high-quality Mexican dishes. Their secret lies in using the freshest of ingredients which they believe makes all the difference.
Today, I am sharing their famed Chicken Fajita Salad recipe with you.
I had a dinner date with hubby at Ping Pong restaurant last night, and we were transported to Dim Sum heaven!
Malavika, the effervescent RJ on City 101.6 started a revolution with her ‘100 Healthy Days’ Facebook page.
I interviewed her here in November, and she gave us insights into her ultra busy schedule, and how she still found time to give herself 100 days to transform into a healthier version of herself while making each step of this transition public.