Spare some time and you can make the simplest thing at home that’ll cost you nothing but a couple of ingredients you may already have in your refrigerator and pantry. What are we waiting for? Let’s get curdling! Ricotta Cheese to Paneer The Ingredients 4 cups Full Fat Milk 3 tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice *Note: This will yield approximately 150g of ricotta or … Continue reading Let’s get curdling!
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!
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!
Last Sunday, I was not in the mood to cook but wanted to make something simple yet hearty. Luckily, I have these basic ingredients in my refrigerator at all times to whip up yummiliciousness! I call them basic because I normally have leftover rice to make fried rice, homemade marinara sauce whenever I feel like having pasta marinara without the hassle of making it (when … Continue reading Whip Up Yummiliciousness!
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!
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 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 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!
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!
Yesterday, was a day of wandering for me. I walked out of my home, down the street and then, hailed an auto rickshaw and mentioned my random destination. I got there 30 minutes later, walked into a grocery store, grabbed 2 zucchinis, 2 bunches of spinach and a box of lasagna. Honestly, even at that moment in time I was not sure if my purchase was … Continue reading A Kind of Lasagna!