A friend sent me an image over the weekend that he spotted Porterhouse on sale. This led me on to decide hosting steak night and inviting them along with a few others over for dinner! As usual, dinner is not complete if I didn’t prepare any finger food before the main is served. So, thanks to my library of recipes, I found something so simple … Continue reading Simple, Gorgeous & Yummilicious!
As a party and event planner, I am always looking out for easy to put together finger food. One of them, not only simple but delish, is made of 8 ingredients! Key to this recipe is to make it in advance and refrigerate for at least 18 hours before serving and always use untoasted pine nuts. Have you guessed what it is yet?!!! Black Olive … Continue reading Not Only Simple BUT Delish!
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!
I have been hibernating for some time now and I apologize for that! Today, I begin posting again for 2013 with something as easy as 1, 2, 3. Enjoy making Artichoke Dip! The Ingredients 1 can of 14 oz. artichokes (packed in water, not oil) 1 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup of mayonaise Salt and pepper to taste First, drain the artichokes … Continue reading Easy as 1, 2, 3!
I don’t normally have breakfast during the week but yesterday morning, I had Beth over after not seeing her for more than 2 months! Hence the reason why I did not manage to post anything yesterday. But, here comes the almost perfect, simple to make recipe for Buttermilk Pancakes! The Ingredients 2 eggs, separated 1 1/3 cups buttermilk 40 g unsalted butter, melted 200 g … Continue reading Almost perfect and simple to make!
Hi!!! Apologies for my long absence but I’m back again and this time with another sweet beginning! I guess by now all of you must think that I am somewhat of a dessert person. The truth is I’m not a sweet person at all! Anyway, last weekend, after many quiet weekends, we got back into a routine of hosting dinner parties. I made a 2-course … Continue reading Back into a routine!
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!!!!
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!