Thursday, December 23, 2010

Tagged N Awards

I was tagged by Shanavi and Gayu with a fun set of questions. Thank you both !  Here are my answers----


1. Are you a vegetarian, or have you thought about being one? 


Am a vegetarian.


2.Who inspired you to cook or bake?


I will say it's my hubby dearest who inspired me to cook. My mom is a wonderful cook, but i was never inclined towards cooking. After marriage the saying that the shortest route to a man's heart through stomach was very true in my case and i developed interest and passion in cooking !


3. How do you celebrate Christmas?...or a favorite holiday of your choice?


Am a Hindu  and there is always one festival or other throughout the year and all of them are celebrated with  lots of gusto n fervour. Visiting temples, making  delicious dishes & of course binging on them and most importantly being surrounded by loved ones is the highlight of any celebration ! Also Christmas is one festival which i believe transcends religion barriers.....and with my daughter too fond of Santa , plum cake, cookies and the decorations, our house comes alive on Dec 25 !


4. Do you prefer to celebrate New Year's Eve with friends and/or family, or prefer to ring in the New Year quietly, and privately, at home? 


I love to celebrate it at home--- order food and drinks from my favourite restaurant, channel surf like crazy , and at the stroke of 12.00 we huddle together & pray for happiness, love n peace for the year ahead. I call up my near n dear ones and wish them.  Nothing to beat ringing in the new year with family at home !


5. If someone were to ask you to bring dessert to a party, what would you bring? Store bought, or homemade, and if you were to make homemade, what would you make?


I have a sweet tooth-- so am defenitely spoilt for choices.... i love them all-- Rasagulla, Kala Jamuns, Halwa, Rabdi,- the list is endless. Depending on the time available for making, i will defenitely prefer to take a homemade for the occassion.


6. How will you celebrate your next birthday ?


We plan a dinner or  lunch (if it falls on a holiday) in our favourite restaurant . My daughter is fond of cake cutting so we get a cake at home (this year i plan to bake) . She blows the candle n cuts the cake on my behalf  and brings the whole house down...this year my son will be 2 and a half on my birthday and its going to be double the fun n merriment !!


7.  Do you have a New Year's resolution-and will you be sticking to it?


I always have a New Year Resolution and that is to stick to the so many resolutions i make throughout the year !!! 


I am tagging the following people with this questionnaire---


Q 1)  Who or what inspired your Food Blogging Journey ?
Q 2)  What was the very first dish you cooked for your spouse/loved one ? What was the reaction?
Q 3)  What is your idea of a romantic meal ?
Q  4)  Name any major disaster in kitchen ?
Q 5)  What are your favourite dishes?
Q 6 ) One favourite restaurant and why ?
Q 7 ) Do you have a New Year's resolution- and will you be sticking to it ?


a)  Suchitra @ Flavours
b) Swathi @ Zetsy South Indian Kitchen
c) Love2Cook
d) Aipi @ US Masala
e) Torview
f) Pushpa from Taste as you cook


Also i was passed on this Stylish Blogger Award by not one, not two but four lovely people. With lots of admiration and humility i accept and send my warm wishes, love n cheers  ----- Thank you Shanavi , Nancy , Kavitha @ Seasoned n DressedSuja Suganthan


Thanks Savitha


Wishing everone a very happy festive season  & a great year ahead !

20 comments:

  1. Hey,

    Nice to know about you dear...Congrats on your award!!:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  2. Congrats on ur awards ... you deserve it ... and its nice to knw more abt u

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  3. Nice to know more about you dear..keep rocking

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  4. Congrats on the awards! Good to know a little more about you!

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  5. nice to know more about u dear...

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  6. congrats on the well deserved award
    happy holidays and thank you for thinking of me :)

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  7. Congrats Priya on the awards,nice to know more about you,thanks for tagging me,passed on the hugs to my son,he was very happy.

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  8. Congrats and glad to know more about u..loved reading..

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  9. Good job and I came to know a little bit about U n ur family..Nicely answered..

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  10. Really well deserved priya! Your blog is getting better and better everyday :)

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  11. Congrats on ur award and nice to know more about u :)

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  12. Congratulations on your award, well deserved. Since you're also celebrating Christmas, for the joy, love, and peace...May you have a joyous holiday season!

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  13. congrats on your awards and was nice to know more abt you...

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  14. Congrats and nice to know about you priya! Merry Xmas!

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  15. Congrats.Loved knowing more about you.

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  16. Congrats on your award, thanks for tagging me,. I will put it in my award blog when I can find some time.

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  17. Great job Priya..Nice to know about you. Was fun reading through it..Congrats on your award..Well deserved and may you have many more!!

    Gayu
    http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

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