How and why did I start this blog?
Welcome to Creative Saga, a food blog, for my love and passion for food and cooking.
I am a native of Tamil nadu but I have spent a good 25 years in Maharashtra, including a few years in Gujarat , Delhi and now Singapore. This is the reason for my love for all kinds of cuisines.
I was not a very keen cook in the beginning. It was just because i was left with no choice and i had to cook. Cooking was just not my cup of tea, I believed. But my initial days of boredom immediately after my marriage and in a foriegn country only with a few friends lead me to take cooking as a creative hobby. I actually cooked and enjoyed it too!!I developed a sudden liking for cooking and used to ask my friends and relatives for new recipes.I use to ask my grandmom for authentic tamil recipes leaving her puzzled!! And next, I wanted a space where I could store my precious recipes with the picture and share it with my family and friends .Thus the “Creative Saga” came into existence. But then I had a few readers who followed my blog regularly. Then the number of readers grew. People actually began trying my recipes and giving me feedback. That was a huge inspiration and encouragement. I still don’t consider myself a great cook.I do make mistakes and have my own disasters in kitchen. I am still learning and the blog inspires me to do more. There is still so much to learn.
What is in Creative Saga??
Creative Saga is basically a collection of easy Indian recipes and a few international. Being a Tamilian, I have also included some Tamil recipes including some festival food too!! In the recent years , I also developed a liking for baking. And so some cakes,breads and cookies recipes for people who are new to baking.
There may be a few recipes of my own. But most of them are from my family,friends,blogger friends and other sites. I have given due credits to the blogger or site from where the recipe is taken.
Update – now for the past few months,I have been focusing on healthy, low fat, less calorie recipes. Most of the recipes are quick and easy.They consume very less of your time. I am also including eggless bakes, vegan,gluten free recipes every now and then.
How do I look for recipes here??
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I have tried to state the exact proportion of the ingredients I have used in my recipes. But the measurements and process is to suit my family’s taste. But you can/must change the proportions according to your judgement and taste. In case you try my recipes, do leave a feedback in the comment section.Positive and negative feedback are welcome. But please don’t be rude. Nasty comments will be promptly deleted.
Please do not copy any information or picture from this blog. If you need anything, ask me first.
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Art and craft
I used to write for “The saga continues” where you will find some craft work done by me,handicrafts seen and picked during traveling, home decor and party ideas. I would say its a continuation of this blog basically to display creativity.But now I have put up all the craft posts in the same blog itself for your convinience. Click Craft index on the navigation bar below the header to see the craft work.
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