Welcome to my ‘Food Paradise!!!‘ – a journal of my daily escapades – cooking, crafting, photography and some random rambling!
I’m Archana – the cook, crafter, photographer & writer of this blog. Born and raised in a colorful and historic city in India; now living in
a beautiful seaport city in Connecticut New Jersey with my husband ‘S’ (an ardent cook himself) who is my supporter, helper and experimental subject of my cooking .
This blog is born out of my love for food and photography. I was looking for something motivating and interesting to do in my leisure time and then it struck my mind “Why not write a food blog and fuse in my love for cooking and photography?”. This also serves as my recipe journal and a platform to share my recipes with other food lovers. Most of the recipes here are learnt from my mom who is an awesome cook, some from my mom-in-law a wonderful cook herself, some from my dear family & friends, some from inspiring food blogs across the internet. Most of the recipes you’ll find here are traditional Indian food. Apart from that, you’ll also find many of my favorite recipes from different cuisines of the world. The type of food I share will range from simple everyday cooking to traditional festive food to fancier party dishes.
Apart from food, I have always been interested in Arts & Crafts (I guess I get that streak from my mom who has always been artistic). I’m mostly into painting whether it’s water-color, acrylic/oil on canvas or acrylic/oil on wood. But, I also love trying out new crafts either to decorate my home, accessorize or have a functional use. From time to time, I have done a variety of crafts and constantly on the lookout for new ideas, so occasionally you will also see my DIY Arts & Crafts here.
Apart from all my hobbies, I may also occasionally share some random ramblings, thoughts and stories!
Once again, welcome to my Food Paradise!!!. Your comments, insights and feedback will be greatly appreciated.
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