Honestly, cooking a vegetarian meal in my household can be quite tricky as my better half prefers to have meat. But, I gave it a go anyway! Luckily, albeit not as creamy as I had in mind, we both enjoyed it till the last fusilli! (FYI, not in one serving, of course!) Whole-wheat Fusili with Butternut Pumpkin and Cashew Sauce The Ingredients 500 g Whole-wheat … Continue reading Enjoyed it till the last fusilli!
Not too long ago, our friends, Simon and Andrea, visited us with their munchkins from Switzerland. During their stay, on one evening, I made this for dinner. It was a real hit with everyone including the kids! Since it was so simple and the kids really enjoyed it, Andrea asked if I could share the recipe. So, here it is! Fusilli with Spinach and Ricotta … Continue reading A real hit with everyone including the kids!
Initially, I bought the chicken thighs alongside a tray of drumsticks to make Oven Fried Chicken for a pool party over the weekend. But the weather turned out not so great. So, I decided to make two different meals on two separate nights. Last night, I made Garlic & Whole Grain Mustard Chicken with Yukon Gold Potato Wedges that came out crispy on the outside and succulently juicy … Continue reading Crispy on the outside and succulently juicy on the inside!
I love having a well stocked pantry and being able to create anything I want, when I want. This dish I am about to share with you involves hardly any ‘real’ cooking other than boiling pasta and lightly sautéing garlic as well as the breadcrumbs! The rest of the ingredients gets tossed in a large bowl with the lot of it and, VOILA! So, what … Continue reading Simple Is THE Word!
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!