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!
I didn’t want to attend a dinner party empty handed last night and was very keen to challenge myself at baking my first ever vegan cake for the hosts! So, to accompany the delicious vegan dinner, I made this lovely, aromatic and very moist cake. Lemon, Rosemary & Blueberry Vegan Cake The Ingredients For the cake 100ml vegetable oil, plus extra for the tin 275g … Continue reading Lovely, aromatic and very moist!
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!
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!
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!
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!
So, it’s currently mango season and I went berserk when I saw them on the shelves around town. Not realizing they were not my favorite ones, Alfonsos, I bought 2 kilograms of them and took them home to find out they were the sour kind. Well, now that I have them I can’t just throw them to waste! So, I decided to peel, de-seed and … Continue reading It’s currently mango season!
It has been awhile since I have posted anything. Thousand apologies about that! Anyway, I woke up this morning and decided to make mango ice cream but I also realized that I have an orange and some lemon juice. So, I decided to make myself neither a cup of coffee nor tea but my version of a non-alcoholic Hot Toddy! The Ingredients Juice of 1 … Continue reading Neither coffee nor tea!