Monday, 11 March 2013

My First Award - Liebster Award

Hello Friends :) I am pleased to share my first ever award that I received from Rafeeda of The Big Sweet Tooth.Thank you so much Rafee for your kindness.She is such an awesome blogger and has a collection of delectable recipes.I love the way that she will reply to all the peoples who are commenting her blog.
Also Sharanya of Sara's Tasty Buds. Thank you so much dear for coming by and recognizing my blog! I am really honored that you are helping me to spread the word regarding my blog...She is such a wonderful and enthusiastic blogger. She keeps posting delicious recipes and works like a busy bee and never takes a break, I love her energy and I wish her good success.Keep blogging and keep rocking Rafee and Sharan.

Both of them have tagged me with 2 sets of question, and its my pleasure to answer them.

The Liebster Award is a recognition that is passed on from one small blogger to another blogger to support and helping each other for the blog growth... It is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. "Liebster" is German for "Favorite". This award is the "Favorite Blog Award".

Rules to be Followed :

  • Write random facts about yourself.
  • Answer the 11 questions given by the person nominated you.
  • Fabricate 11 new questions.
  • Nominate 11 bloggers who have less than 200 followers and mention them in your post.

  • Tell the person who nominated you , along with the people whom you have nominated.

11 Random Facts about me

Now off to the 11 questions that Rafee had asked to be answered:

1. Is your mind where your heart is?
I put 100 % effort whatever I do..  Whether it is blogging or cooking  I try my best :) My mind and heart revolves whatever I do..

2. Your favorite food ?
I like to try different cuisines around the world.. I am a big fan of Italian and mexican dishes but nothing touched me to the extent of my mom's handmade Tomato chutney..

3. Apart from cooking, what are your interests?
I like cycling and walking along with my hubby in a scenic places. I invite my friends to my house which I enjoy most..

4. If you badly want to cook something and you cannot find the ingredients required, what would you normally do?
With the available ingredients I do some experiments .. Sometimes the results are awesome and sometimes ended in nearby takeaways..

5. How do you describe "a bad day"?
We never know how long we will be in this world.. God gifted us each day.. We should enjoy each day then why to curse bad day?.. 

6. Your current working situation - being a housewife is totally acceptable, trust me!!! :)
I am  homemaker and I take pride on that :)

7. If there was an event you could stop the time at, what would it have been?
I have many sisters from my mother side.. When I go along with them to any place or event, I definitely like to stop the time :)

8. Rate your interest in food blogging on a scale of 1 to 10 - 1 is "least interested" (which I am sure nobody would take!) and 10 being "till I die!!!".
 tricky question.. I rate myself 8 (Surprisingly Question no also 8)

9.  Intuitive or Calculative?
 I am calculative..

10.  A habit you wish you could control.
Anger management :)

11.Your best food photography tip.
 I just started learning.. At the moment, my only tip is "Take photo with sunlight"..

Now off to the 11 questions that Sharan had asked to be answered:

1 . Tell us about yourself ?
I am simple and calm home maker lives in London.

2. Your likes and dislikes?

I like my family and I hate my anger.

3. Your childhood passion?

To become pilot

4. Tell us about your love to cooking?

My mom is a very good cook and the passion comes in the blood :)   

5. Tell us about your role model?

My mom

6. Your first experience with cooking?

Without prior cooking experience, I cooked for my sister when my parents went out..
7. Other than cooking , what are all the hobbies you have? 
Cycling, Walking and listening music

8. When was your blog started and whom was your inspiration?

I started my blog on Diwali day 2012and my inspiration is Priya Ranjit (Cook Like Priya).
9. How will you select the recipes for your blog?
I started cooking only after my marriage.. All my dishes are new to me.. I will post a blog only if I like my dish :)

10 . What was your favorite recipe which you cook?

Chicken Briyani

11 . Do you think blogging has get you more friends and introduced,you to more people. How do you feel about that?

Yes of course.. Blogging introduced me new set of friends. I am feeling proud that blogging gave me new recognition :)

Before I nominate the blogs, the 11 questions I want them to answer: 

  1. What 4 words would you use to describe yourself?
  2. What is your favorite past time?
  3. Are you active or quite/calm person?
  4. What quality do you most like in yourself and why? 
  5. Inspiration to start a blog 
  6. About food photography; do you judge a recipe by pictures?
  7. How do you plan your blog post? 
  8. What's your perspective of life?
  9. What is worst about blogging ?
  10.  A habit you wish you could control.
  11. Every newbie blogger faces tons of challenges when it comes to blogging,tell me about one of the challenges you faced and how did you overcome it?

Here is the list of 11 blogs that I would like to nominate for the award:

  1. Aruna Manikandan - veggiesparadise
  2. Nabanita DasESHO-BOSHO-AAHARE
  3. Ramya Krishnamurthy - LemonKurry
  4. Shailaja Reddy - Sahasra Recipes 
  5. Maha Gadde - Mahas lovely home 
  6. Rani's gourmet - rani's gourmet 
  7. Gayathri Ramanan -foody-buddy
  8. Manjula Bharath - Desi Fiesta
  9. Suja Md - Pepper Bowl
  10. Neela Manogar - Indian Food Nest
  11. Poornima Porchelvan - Poornima's Cook Book

Friends do visit their blogs for wonderful recipes.


  1. Thanks sarani for nominating me...I feel I'm honored..

  2. Hi Saranya,
    congratulations and wishing u many more ....
    Thank u so much for sharing with me dear :)

  3. Congrats on your award wishing you many more your way. I am so happy to know more about my dear friend :-)

  4. Congrats on your award and thanks for following my blog.

  5. Congratulations on your first award.. hard work is paying off :)

  6. Congrats sharanya...thank you for stopping by my space. you have a wonderful space, happy to follow you back.

  7. Congrats dear. Wishing you many more on your way.

  8. Congrats Sharanya, happy to know more about u..

  9. congrats.liked u r style of answering,it was nice to know abt u.

  10. Hey Saranya congrats on your first award :) Wishing you many many many more success :)

  11. Congrats on Your Award Dear...Wishing lots of happiness in your coming future... :) Love to hear from you... So cute you are...
    And Thanks a lot Saranya... to give me such a lovely Award...
    And sorry Dear I was little late.

  12. Hey saranya..congrats..
    Good to know about you....I love the way you answered for the questions..
    thanks a lot for nominating my nice of you...

  13. Congrats Saranya! Wish u many more to come..Nice to know more about U...

  14. Congrats Saranya!!Nice to know more about you.

  15. thank u so much for sharing the award saran:)hugs:)

  16. Congrats dear and thank you very much for sharing the award.

  17. glad to see you have put it up on your blog... u r a lovely person, thank u for all those compliments, dear... i am humbled!!! :) keep up the good work!

  18. Hats off to you saran for answering both set of questions........

  19. congrats dear..thanks for passing it to me:)

  20. Really sorry 4 d late reply sarani.I think u know my google acc was in prbs 4m last few weeks.Strd using firefox nw..Thank u so much 4 sharing d award.sure vl post in my blog soon.


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