Daily Archive: March 4, 2013

Mar 04

Colors and our appetite

Appetizing packaging

I have often wondered why certain foods just appear to be tastier than others. Some credit for appeal obviously goes to presentation. If it looks pretty, it feels tasty. Of course, we have memory of foods being tasty, and are thus thinking from memory. However, research has shown that certain colors enhance the appeal of …

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Mar 04

Chatamari- An ethnic Nepali food

I love cooking. If I have a time to cook, I usually cook my own food. Sometimes I like experimenting with foods, sometimes it turns out great and some time it becomes disaster. I often go to food websites for new recipes and try making those food items. I found Saumya’s Kitchen blogsite on our …

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Mar 04

Manipuri Fish Stew: Authentic North Eastern Indian Dish

    My roommate is from Manipur, a small north state in the north-eastern part of India. What I know about her state is that it’s a valley surrounded by seven hills on four sides. The valley people are known Meitei and are generally vegetarian with the exception of fish. Fish is a delicacy for …

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