26 September, 2011

5 Years of Blogging Celebration, a Huge Thank you & a Giveaway!


“Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we'll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end.”
~Richard Bach
5 years! 5 years of food, spice and life! 5 years of love, laughter and celebration!
Yes, today Monsoon Spice completes 5 long years of blogging. It has come a long way from being amateur cooking blog to much confident and passionate cooking blog of today! It’s been a wonderful, adventurous and beautiful journey with many ups and few lows. Who would have imagined that the blog born out of boredom and necessity would complete 5 enjoyable years! Not me!!! Never in zillion years! 

It was early autumn of 2006 when days started to become shorter and sun started playing peek-a-boo for most part of the day and the new bride in an unknown city, new country and different continent had nothing worthwhile happening in her life. She was away from her family, friends and loved ones except for her ‘much’ better half who tried to cheer her in spite of his busy work load! After spending long hours on phone calls to back home, spending some time reading books and then some more hours flipping the channels on idiot box, she was still left with many more hours of solitude and boredom! She decided to cook some new recipe that her mother narrated few hours back. The recipe was written diligently but in a hurry on a piece of paper. She remembered putting it on a coffee table or was it left on a bedside cabinet?! 

‘Never mind’, she thought. ‘I still remember the ingredients and recipe and how difficult it can be’, she wondered! Little did she know what was about to happen in few minutes!!! 

What happened next was so embarrassing that she wished she could dig up a deep hole right there and bury herself, instead of facing her concerned neighbours! When she forgot the recipe and just when she needed that little piece of paper where the recipe was jotted down, she found herself running around the house like some headless chicken, checking all the drawers and every nook and corner, while our smoke alarm made enough noise to wake half the neighbourhood! That was when she decided to catalogue all the recipes online and the rest, as we say, is history!!!




This is the real story of embarrassing and painful birth story of Monsoon Spice (previously known as Spice Corner). But the journey so far has been full of joy, lot of happiness, extremely adventurous and drenched with so much of love and support from the readers! Thank you my dear reader friends, who have made this virtual space a happy place. A place not just to share recipes and food pictures, but also to share our common interest and passion for food, spice and life!!! It’s you, my dear readers, and your love and support that has helped to shape this food/recipe blog and made me come back again and share little snippets of my life and also the food that comes out from my little kitchen. All these years of active blogging, I’ve met immeasurable number of foodies, fellow bloggers and made many good friends. Without your comments, feedback, suggestions and encouraging words, this blog would not have survived all these years!

So this thank you comes deep from my heart and I am humbled to receive this kind of love and support. As someone quoted “I would love to thank you from bottom of my heart but for you my heart has no bottom”. Thank you, once again! 

A humble request to special people: I have made many friends here and I would really appreciate the silent and anonymous readers of Monsoon Spice to break their silence, at least today, and leave their trails… Trust me, I pretty harlmelss ;)

To show my appreciation and love for you all, I have decided to host second GIVEAWAY of this month. Once lucky winner will receive a copy of Helene Dujardin’s Plate to Pixel, food photography bible for amateur or for even experienced food photographers! I just ordered my copy few days back and I loved reading Helen’s excellent write-up with easy to understand and follow instructions. You just have to google to read all the wonderful reviews of this excellent and beautiful book. Don’t worry if you don’t have a food blog as this book is for all who are foodies, and have interest in learning to capture beautiful photographs of the food. This book is for you and all who share passion for food and photography. 




This giveaway is closed! The winner is announced here.

102 Spicy Trails :

Mina Joshi said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations on reaching this milestone. You have a great blog with lovely recipes. All the best for more milestones!!

jayasree said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats Sia...wishing you many more wonderful years of blogging ahead

Khushboo said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations on completing five amazing years! Although I am new to your blog, I love the photographs and our little chats on Twitter :) I do hope you come to Dilli soon.

I shall now leave separate comments for all the channels I follow you on. First step done.

Khushboo said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I follow you on Twitter @TwoMPfood :)

Khushboo said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Liked your Facebook page, told friends to like it as well.

Khushboo said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Have subscribed to your blog feed via Google reader!

Happy Cook / Finla said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congragulations Sia and wishing you and you lovely and Delicious blog manymany more happy years together. And now tham lil dumbling will soon asking mama bake cookies you will do cookies and bakes too more often.
Not joining here in the giveway, i have the book so i would much prefer that someone else get the chance to win.

Priya Sreeram said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

hearty congratulations Sia- 5 years is a whopping mile stone and indeed deserves loads of applause. I love your blog with all the funky narrative, explosive pictures and soulful read not to mention the tasty recipes. ROCK ON Gal ! wishing u many more such heart warming moments in all your endeavours !

Priya Sreeram said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hey ur recipes & adventures spice up my mailbox and the giveaway is awesome ! Thanks for your efforts in lighting up one lucky soul !

Priya Sreeram said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I am already following ur tweets and this giveaway has been duly tweeted by me to all ! cheers

Sum said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations Sia... Wish you cross many more years of food blogging :)

Sum said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I already follow you on FB :)

Sum said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

And on Google reader too :)

Swati Raman Garg said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

:) congoo sia ... was glad to read it... and just wanted to mention that i do these from long back... monsoon spice is an integral part of my blog world... even tough i have myself stopped writing... :) lots of love and many more yrs of making ppl happy wid ur blog... :)

Dont want the giveaway :) ... wud have loved to have it... but a good regular blogger deserves it more... i can understand d fun and excitement of getting a giveaway.:) tatas...

An Open Book said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

hey sia...congrats on ur achievement..may u blog for many many more years :)
i would love 2 win the book :)

An Open Book said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

oh and i already follow you on twitter

An Open Book said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

...and i already like ur fb page:)

Usha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I already like you facebook page

Usha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I am a subscriber of monsoonspice feeds

Srivalli said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats Sia..it's been a pleasure knowing you..:)..Wishes for many such milestones coming your way..

Vidhya said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia, firstly many many congratulations!! 5 yrs is no mean feat. Simply superb!!

I stumbled upon your blog a couple of mths back and ever since i keep coming back every day to visit ur space. Apart from ur recipies, pics & snippets, wat touched me most is ur refernce to Ajji. Even though am born and raised in chennai, we used to address our grandmom - 'Ajji'. Thankx to my sister who had a brief stay at mysore and as a child she picked up the word..and me dutifully frm my sis.

I can't tell you hw wonderful i felt seeing ur refernce to Ajji. Somehow, in all these yrs I havent heard anybody say it...and it brought me back fond memories of my childhood with my Ajji.

You are doing a fab job....Love ur recipies and tried many of them as well. Like u said, am one of those silent readers of ur blog...been wanting to write in...and wat better time to do it :)

Am currently a stay at home mom of a 3yr old, based in the middle east...

Wishing u many,many happpy coooking adventures and recipies to share in the yrs to come...

Cheers
Vidhya :)

Saraswathi Iyer said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats best wishes. Hope I win the book. I am already following and fan on FB.

Usha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Shared the link both on my personal facebook page and my facebook blog page.

Usha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Tweeted the giveaway

Usha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

btw, congratulations on five years of blogging!

Yuvana's Favourites said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats for ur hard work. it is not easy to achieve this milestone, it shows ur hardwork and passion.

Kitchen Flavours said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Wow....many many happy and warm wishes to monsoon spice......Wish MS many more yum years to come......I am happy to be part of this yummy journey......Good luck.....

Yuvana's Favourites said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

followed you on twitter

nickandkatherine said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations. I just found you site.
What a great site and prize.
@mumoffunkids

nickandkatherine said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Following on Twitter as @mumoffunkids, and I tweeted
https://twitter.com/#!/mumoffunkids/status/117218746266943488

nickandkatherine said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I shared on facebook and liked the page

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1430286983

Raji said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats Sia..5 years is a big milestone.Wishing you many many more years of blogging. Your blog has been very inspiring to me and I would love to enter this giveaway.

indosungod said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations! Sia. It has been a pleasure knowing you for all of your blogging years. Wishing you many more delicious years to come.

Raji said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Following you on twitter as @vegtastebuds. Tweeted this post.

Raji said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Following you on FB :)

Raji said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Subscribed to your feeds via google.

sweetartichoke.com said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations for this milestone and for keeping this blog so beautiful and interesting! Looking forward to the next five years ;-)

sweetartichoke.com said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I am now following on FB :-)

Manasi said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations dear Sia and Monsoon Spice!
May u have many more:)

Sangeetha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations on your milestone! Indeed it is quite a feat to be regularly blogging for 5 years!

Priti said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,

Heartiest Congratulations!!!! I have been a silent reader and dont even remember when and how I stumbled upon ur blog, I guess it was the misal recipe. I really appreciate all ur efforts and wish you the best for years to come. I am not on facebook & twitter so can't follow or like you there but I check your blog everyday and really love it!

- Priti

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats Sia. Amazing place u have and love it. Wish you many more anniversaries.
Do check out my event and send me your entries.

LifenSpice said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,

That really is a milestone. Many many congragulations and wishes for many more years of blogging!
I'm following Monsoon spice on FB and I'm a subscriber of the feeds. I have a twitter account but dont use it and have no idea about how it works ;)
So, I hope I'm the lucky winner of that book!! May be that book will bring me back to the blogging world!

Cheers!
Keerthana

Nags said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

wow, 5 years is a long time!! congrats!!

chinmayie said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats!! I have been reading your blog for 3-4 years now! I still remember seeing your blog for the first time! I remmeber seeing a Tambli recipe and thinking it must be somebody from Mangalore area and finding out that it's you!! My neighbour from puttur!! I was a fan of your blog LONG before I started my blog and I still think your is one of the blogs i enjoy reading the most!
Great blog... great work and I hope you continue to blog for many more wonderful years :) :)

Rima said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Many cooking blogs around have allowed me to learn the different cuisines of India and perfect my technique. Hence I am making it a point to thank each one of those bloggers - this was an opportune moment to thank you :). So Thank you so much for writing and sharing your recipes with everyone. I have enjoyed your thai dishes a lot. I hope you have 5 times more years of happy blogging :)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Amazing !!! Whoa !!! 5 years, that is very impressive. Love your blog, writing, pictures everything. I so want the recipe of your cake in the pictures :)

Chhaya said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations on completing 5 years in the blogging world ! Looking forward to many more such anniversaries .

Sharmila said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations Sia for compleing 5 years of blogging. I have cooked many recipes from your blog and its been a hit with my family everytime. I am looking forward to many more such winning recipes. wishing you many more years of 'yummy' blogging.

Krithi's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

5 years!!!! That is Impressive.. .Congratulations on your 5th year anniversary of blogging.
Krithi's Kitchen
Event: Serve It - Steamed

Krithi's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I follow you on Twitter.. my handle is @KrithisKitchen..

Homequeen said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations Sia! Monsoon Spice is an excellent Blog and your recipes Rock!
I would love to win this Giveaway for my daughter, a budding amateur photographer.

Homequeen said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I subscribe to your Newsletters too!

Shveta said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations Sia! Great food and beautiful photographs. Keep blogging....!

Preeti Kashyap said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I have been subscribing to you ever since I entered into the food blogosphere...I have liked your fb page and following you in twitter ever since I had a twitter account! :)

Congrats Sia!

Foodiva said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Sia, you've had an amazing journey over these last 5 years. I've really enjoyed reading your posts, incredible job, so many congratulations!

Foodiva said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I've subscribed to your feed via Google reader.

Foodiva said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

And I've just followed you on Twitter too!

Vino said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,

i found your blog quite by accident, but now i am enjoying browsing thru it:) I am a new bride too,who is experimenting in the kitchen.. Congratulations on your milestone!!! :)

Deepika said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

5yrs is a big achievement. Congratulations!

Soma said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

CONGRATS! and lots of love to you and your blog - a place to cherish..you space always have been a place which invited me, made me hungry and also made me feel good with your stories :) Wishing it many many more.

The quote of Richard Bach (I LOVE HIM), took me back to my courtship period with A when I had made a small booklet for his birthday with quotes from Richard Bach:)

I do all that i need to do.. now what do i do so I SURELY win the book? make your hubby pick this time Sia, he made me win the last time :D

xoxo

Cynthia said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Sia my dear! Congratulations!

Love to you and the family.

Andy said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,

Had to come out of hiding today on your special day!!

I have been visiting your blog for more than 2 years now and your Baghare Baigan is a staple at not only my place but also at my mom's.

Though I know the recipe by heart, I love to visit that post every time I am making the recipe if only to drool over the lovely pictures in anticipation!!

So here's wishing your lovely blog a very happy bday and you years and years of blissful blogging!!

Hugs
Andy

Siri said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations Sia on your bloggy-anniversary and Cheers to many many more in future :D

Siri
XOXO

Siri said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Yes, I do follow you on twitter

Siri said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

..and liked your FB page! :-)

Siri

sinfullyspicy.com said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations Sia..its been a pleasure to know you and your beautiful blog. I guess most of us own the birth of our blogs to the "new bride sitting in a new country away from family, friends & loved ones"..that is how I started too and am so glad to meet you all the way!

Richa said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

awesome.. congratulations on your blogoversary!

Richa @ Hobby And More Food Blog

Richa said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I already follow you on twitter!

Richa said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

And also on Facebook as my own blog page !

Richa @ Hobby And More on Facebook

Hb said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Your blog is amongst the first few blogs I discovered. Congrats on completing 5 years of blogging!

sliceofmylyfe said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I follow you on twitter already

sliceofmylyfe said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats Sia on completing 5 wonderful years of blogging. It is a big big deal. It shows that you have passion and commitment for what you do. This kind of persistence is rare.

I have liked your page on fb

sliceofmylyfe said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

subscribing your posts via email now.

gattusjournal said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi, Congratulations on five successful years of blogging!! wishing you many more years of happy blogging!!!

gattusjournal said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

..and I already like you on Facebook..:-)

Kadhyaa said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats Sia on this milestone..I am coming in lilttle late due to my work @ office..I am following you in twitter, FB, subscribed to feed everythng..

I have following from past 4 years even when i was not blogging..great space with great receips. always wondered the way you managed ur work, family and the lil dumpling (as you call him). wish you all success ...

Taste Junction said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congrats dear on such a huge milestone..you are an inspiration for all of us!! And yes I did all 4..now keeping my fingers crossed!!

Taste Junction said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Following on FB, twitter & subscribed though RSS

mykitchentrials said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

My cooking too started in a similar fashion, with the house full of smoke and food completely burnt! My roomies took it in great spirit and still allowed me to continue staying with them ;-)


Congrats on completing 5 years of blogging! That's a huge milestone covered. Love the chocolate roses. They look gorgeous!

Rajani

Texanerin said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations on five years! I came here to say that those roses are beautiful. Can we hope for a tutorial? :) Today is actually the first time I've visited your page. It's lovely!

It's very kind of you to ship worldwide! Us international people never get in on giveaways. I already have this book, so my comment can just be ignored for giveaway purposes. :)

Vardhini said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

What a wonderful milestone and a neat giveaway. Congrats dear.

Vardhini said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Just liked your facebook page too.

Vardhini

Prathibha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

congrats sia...I m already following on FB

Indulge said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations, Your Baby is 5.. It takes a lot of patience and endurance to keep blogging inspite of many comments and glares..some good and some bad..Big HUG and a small wish for many many more 5's. God Bless
Love Ash.

Ambika said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hey Sia!!! Congratulations on the BIG milestone :) Love your blog, keep up the great work!

www.ambikaskitchen.com

Ambika said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I'm already a subscriber :)

Ambika said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

And I already like you on FB :)!! Yay!!!

Anuja Krishnan said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Monsoon Spice was one of the firsts on my Blogroll, always a fan, love your site, recipes, pics...great job!

Happy 5th Birthday!
Love - whatdoimake.blogspot.com

Anuja Krishnan said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Twitter - following
Facebook - liked
Feeds - subscribed
Comment(s) - made

Now, good luck to me :)

La @ FoodSlice said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia, Congratulations on the 5 year anniversary. Its impossible for me to imagine what that would be like, with my blog not even 5 months old. Came to your blog from Susan's black and white Wednesday roundup and so happy to have found your giveaway just in time :-)
Wishing you the best for many more years of blogging.

La @ FoodSlice said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Just subscribed to your feed via RSS to my google reader too.

Rudra said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I love monsoon spice...the blog the pics....everything about it!!!
I follow you on twitter
I like you page in facebook
I subscribe to you thru feeds
And I have commented on this blogpost as well...

So I guess Im eligible by all means.....!!!! Best of Luck to me!!!!

Rudra - Mom's Corner

Foodie Ann said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hey Sia,

Congratulation... Wishing many more blissful years of blogging..:)

Cheers,
Ann.

Foodie Ann said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I follow u on twitter...:)

Foodie Ann said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I already like ur facebook page ...:)

pinksrecipediary said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia

As i have told u earlier as well love ur blog loadz and congrats 4 the milestone........would love to enter for the giveaway.......apart 4m twitter i am in for others.

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5 years eh? That's awesome!! Seriously Sia I admire your talent and efforts in keeping it going this long, this strong. Hearty congrats my friend! May you have plenty more milestones and happy memories to go with it. Sending lots of love your way.

Aruna Manikandan said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

CONGRATULATIONS AND WISHING U MANY MORE DEAR :)
WONDERFUL GIVEAWAY....

saffronstreaks said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia, congratulation on your wonderful feat and best wishes for many more

I already following u on twitter, and fb

Cheers
Sukanya

Miri said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations Sia - I have been following your blog for quite some time now and love your chatty style and lovely pics! Not to mention some great recipes! Happy Blogging for many more years to come!

Aruna Manikandan said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

following u in twitter :)

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