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!
So, yesterday, I mentioned that we are cutting down on red meat and I need to find ways to make chicken exciting. Today, I am going to present you 3 recipes; protein and the works on a plate! The result, was truly divine! Chicken Cutlets with Herb Butter, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Steamed Carrots. The Ingredients For Creamy Mashed Potatoes (Serves 4) 2 pounds Russet … Continue reading Protein and The Works on a Plate!
Lately, we’ve been eating a lot of chicken because we need to cut down on having red meat. Therefore, I need to figure out different ways to serve it so we will not get bored of eating chicken. Since I now have access to Poblano Chile, I thought, “Why not cook something with it?” Today’s dish is not only easy to make but also extremely … Continue reading Delicious and Comforting!
Since we moved to Bangalore, I have become a hoarder. Every time I go grocery shopping and if I see something I have not found or seen on my previous shopping trip, I just buy them. What happens next is that I have a kind of a mini mart going on in my pantry! Shamelessly, I’ve had this packet of soba noodles in my pantry … Continue reading A kind of a mini mart going on in my pantry!
My first Vietnamese dining experience took place whilst I was living and studying in Hawaii back in 1995. Almost on a daily basis, I would have their fried rice, bahn mi or sometimes, pho. I love Vietnamese food but rarely get to eat them these days because there are not that many eateries around me now that serve good Vietnamese cuisine. So, what do I … Continue reading Easy peasy and cheap!
I have just returned from my summer holiday and it has been awhile ago since I last met up with my friend, Andrea and her little girl, Ladina. Andrea initially invited me over to her place for lunch but unfortunately, I had twisted my ankle so badly from the night before that I requested if we could instead have lunch at mine. Since I had … Continue reading Whatever I had in stock!
For the longest time and ever since my trip to Melbourne in January after dining at the fantabulous Cumulus Inc, I wanted to create something different and play with flavors. However, that clearly has yet to happen. Instead, I recall the delicious crepes we had every morning for breakfast in Bali whilst staying at a fabulous villa in Umalas. So, off I go trotting about … Continue reading Something different!
So, lately I have been thinking a lot about Katz Deli in NYC. Don’t know exactly why since I have never been there! I guess it’s because Katz gets a lot of promos and air time on TV on many travel and food programs. Or perhaps it’s because I am craving for a good pastrami sandwich at the moment. Anyway, I began to research on … Continue reading So tasty, juicy and succulent!
This is my all-time favorite for a quick fix hearty meal. I once made this back in my days in Hawaii and somehow managed to convinced my friend, Gene, a non salmon eater, to love salmon. So, for all of you out there that do not like salmon, give this one a shot and tell me what you think about salmon now. Plus, the other … Continue reading Less than 30 minutes on the table!
I had planned to host a pool party when I thought, “Hmmmm…. How about if I served burgers but not the usual thing?” So, I looked up for a basic meat loaf recipe and gave it a slight twist. Check out my Cheesy Meat Loaf recipe! The Ingredients 1 kg ground beef 1/3 cup milk 1 cup bread crumbs 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 … Continue reading Not the usual thing!