Whilst living in Bangalore years ago, I learned how to make one of my favorite chutneys from Sheela. Then, I bought and fell in love with the pressure cooker thanks to her too! The combination of the two things I love has led me to create this lamb staple in our home! Mint Chutney Lamb Stew The Ingredients For the mint chutney 200 g Greek … Continue reading Lamb staple in our home!
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!
The first time I made this, I got many different reactions from brain, chicken or ‘What is that?’ Well, it is actually cauliflower! I stumbled upon a recipe that looked so simple and interesting and gave it a shot! The result was divine even with my tiny spin on the original recipe. If you don’t believe it, try making it yourself! It’s super easy! Spiced … Continue reading Brain, chicken or what?
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!
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!