I am a leftover lover! There was so much gravy left from the Braised Chicken with Tomatillos & Jalapenos that I decided to place it in a tub and refrigerated it. One afternoon, we were home for lunch and got hungry so I thought why not make a rice dish using the leftover gravy? Here’s a very simple recipe for Tomatillos & Jalapenos Pilaf. The … Continue reading I Am A Leftover Lover!
So, I initially bought ground lamb to make my usual, easy peasy spiced meat sauce. Then, I thought, why not do something different? Besides, I need to learn and experiment with all sorts of dishes and cuisines so I could share it with all of you! Today, I am making a kind of pizza. Not an Italian kind but Armenian and surely not for vegetarians! … Continue reading A Kind of Pizza!
Remember I had a cheat day last Sunday by making the Chicken Tortilla Pie? Well, last night, I took out the roasted chicken from the refrigerator and used the breasts for dinner. I also had an aubergine, garlic, thyme and lemon in the vegetable drawer. So, what did I whip up? Well, technically, I sauteed and blended them really! Fusili with Creamy Herb Aubergine Sauce … Continue reading Sauteed and Blended!
As always, I love trying out new recipes. Now that we are living in a location where Mexican food and ingredients are highly accessible and thanks to a recent TV show, I got excited about making this dish! It’s perfect for a dinner party of 4 if served with rice. But, last night, it was the perfect portion for 2! Carb excluded. Braised Chicken with … Continue reading Perfect Portion for 2!
We had a wonderful weekend with friends but by Sunday, I wanted to do the absolute minimum in the kitchen. So, I dashed off to the supermarket and bought a few ready made items to put together a cheat yet hearty meal perfect for a very lazy Sunday. Chicken Tortilla Pie. The Ingredients 12 corn tortillas (6-inch), toasted 2 cups cooked, shredded dark-meat chicken (legs … Continue reading Perfect for a very lazy Sunday!
It has been for days now since we’ve had chicken or lots of vegetables. So, today, I am going to post something a little healthier and light instead. Red Cabbage Salad with Basil and Shredded Poached Chicken Breast with an Asian Inspired Dressing The Ingredients For Poached Chicken 3 large scallion, using white parts only, sliced thick 2 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled 1″ fresh … Continue reading Healthier and Light!
I simply love mac & cheese but I also know that having that often is not so good. So, I found the following recipe ages ago and decided to make this last night. Having said that, I am not so sure if this is any healthier BUT it surely does not have 5 cups of cheese in my favorite mac & cheese recipe. This dish … Continue reading This Dish Is So Hearty!
I have noticed of late that I have been fancying or craving for a lot of Asian cooking. Honestly, much of it is not so good for my waistline because it either has lots of carbs or are fried. Errr… What utter rubbish am I talking about? There are exceptions! Salads! Anyway, exceptions included I love my Asian food because they are sooooo good!!!! So … Continue reading They are sooooo good!!!!
Our friends, Ed and Joyce, own a fabulous restaurant on the island of Ko Lanta, Thailand, called Red Snapper. Every time we visit them we never fail to order our favorite item on their menu. This recipe was inspired by Red Snapper and is my interpretation of their Cheese & Jalapeno Croquettes! Ingredients 6 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 40g unsalted butter 1/2 cup … Continue reading Inspired by Red Snapper!
This particular soup has been an all time favorite of mine! I learnt it from my partner. G made it the first time when I was sick as a dog! I remember it very vividly as I was lying in bed feeling helpless and how the fragrant aroma of this soup travelled through the entire apartment. It smelt so yummilicious even before I had it. … Continue reading Healthy in a bowl!