Friday 15 March 2013

Liebster Award

Glad to receive this award from two of my fellow bloggers, Sharanya of Sara's tasty buds and from Saranya Balaji of Sarani's Kitchen.  Thank you both for giving me this recognition.  This will help spread the word about my blog.

A few words about Liebster Blog Award:  The name for this 'Favorite Blog' award comes from the German word “Liebster” meaning sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome. 

There are certain rules for this award:

1. Write random facts about yourself.
2. Answer the 11 interview questions given by the person nominated you.
3. Fabricate 11 new questions.
4. Nominate 11 bloggers who have less than 200 followers and mention them in your post. 
5. Tell the person who nominated you, along with the people whom you have nominated. 

Random Facts about me:

I am a jovial & friendly character; loves to travel, dance and try new recipes!

Questions asked by Saranya of sara's tasty buds. 

1. Tell us about yourself

Smart, Happy always, Optimist.

2. Your likes and dislikes

Likes are Chatting with friends and teaching the children; Dislikes are criticisms!
3. Your childhood passion


4. Tell us about your love to cooking

It's become a passion now!
5. Tell us about your role model

My father, who inspires me to learn new things. 

6. Your first experience with cooking

Can't remember now!

7. Other than cooking, what are all the hobbies you have?

Watching TV & Reading Books.

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

I started my blog on Aug 7th, 2012 inspired by many bloggers, especially Sailu's Food. 

9. How will you select the recipes for your blog?
They are basically the food which I prepare for our day to day menu and special occasions. 

10. What is your favorite recipe which you cook?

Chicken chettinad.

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

Ofcourse; I feel very happy that blogging has provided me an opportunity to express my passion and helped me reach out to many people, even beyond my friends and relatives!

Questions asked by Saranya Balaji of Sarani's kitchen

1. What 4 words would you use to describe yourself?

Passionate, Expressive, Optimistic, Jovial.

2. What is your favorite past time?

Chatting with friends and Watching TV.

3. Are you active or quite/calm person?  


4. What quality do you most like in yourself and why? 

My smile; that helps me to be friendly with all.
5. Inspiration to start a blog  

Many bloggers especially Sailu's Food.

6. About food photography; do you judge a recipe by pictures? 

I believe that pictures speak for themselves and more than the words!

7. How do you plan your blog post? 

They are basically the food which I prepare for our day to day menu and special occasions. 
8. What's your perspective of life? 

Life is full of happiness, surprises and challenges; I look forward to all with optimism!

9. What is worst about blogging ? 

Nothing in my experience; except for the spams sometimes!

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? 

Adding new features to my blog; however I overcome that with the help of my co-brother and ofcourse Google.

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

1.What was your motivation to start a blog?
2.What are your hobbies other than blogging?
3.What's your favourite recipe in your blog?
4.Who is your favourite celebrity chef?
5.What’s your favorite thing to have for dessert?
6.Who is your favourite blogger?
7.Are you good at any handcrafting?
8.What is the most memorable moment in your life?
9.Name one dish you always love to cook?
10 Which is your favourite holiday spot?
11. What social media platform do you prefer and why?
And finally, I am passing on this Liebstar Blog award. The Nominees for this wonderful award to the following blogs are

1. Gayathri Raman of Fuddy Buddy
2. Pavithra R of potpourri
3. Tinku Shaji of Daily chores
4. Shilpa Kamath of  Shilpa cookbook
6. Prabha Markandan of Hungry Eats
7. lavnaya of Lavvy'skitchen
8. Bhawna Bagri of Simply Delicious
9. Divya of Budding chef
10. Rita Bose of Letz get cooking.
11. Thejaswi of My hand recipes


  1. Congratz and thanks Poornima!!

  2. Poornima, Congratulations for the award!! I'm very happy for you and you deserve it!
    And thank you so much for passing the lovely award to me too. I cannot believe that a rookie like me gets to see the award so soon!! Thank you Thank you Thank You! :-)

  3. Congratulations on your awards!! And congratz to all award winners....
    Its nice to know more about you through this post...

  4. Congrats Poorni, I am so happy for u.

  5. congratulation poornima...thank you so much for passing this award to me... is to early for me...

  6. Congrats dear, great to know more about you... wishing you many more awards :)

  7. congrats poornima..
    great to know about you..
    thank you so much for passing the award to me..

  8. Congrats Poornima. Great to know about you

  9. Hi Poornima,
    Visited your blog and loved it. I loved your strawberry shake. Its light, low fat and has all the goodness of strawberries.
    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. Congrats for the Leibster Award!

  10. Thank you friends for the love and appreciation.

  11. Many many congratulations for winning this prestigious award.

  12. Congratulations and thank you for sharing the award :)


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