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!
I had a little of celery left in the refrigerator and was trying to figure out what is it that I can make. What popped in my mind was Risotto Bianco! The Ingredients 500 ml Vegetable stock Olive oil 1/2 a small Red Onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 stick of Celery, trimmed and finely chopped 150 g Risotto rice salt and pepper 1/4 cup … Continue reading Absolute comfort food!
The first time I had this was way back when I lived in Hawaii. I would go to a nearby deli that served bagels with the works. My usual choice would be with lettuce, smoked salmon, a slice of tomato, alfalfa sprouts, capers and most importantly, my favorite, Sundried Tomato Cream Cheese Spread! The Ingredients 1/2 medium size Red Onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced … Continue reading The works & my favorite!
This particular soup has been an all time favorite of mine! I learnt it from my partner. G made it the first time when I was sick as a dog! I remember it very vividly as I was lying in bed feeling helpless and how the fragrant aroma of this soup travelled through the entire apartment. It smelt so yummilicious even before I had it. … Continue reading Healthy in a bowl!
It was a very lazy day for me today and so for dinner tonight, I made a very light and easy to put together, Greek Salad! The Ingredients 1/4 cup Olive oil 1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste 2 medium cucumbers 4 medium tomatoes 1 small onion, quartered and sliced 1/2 cup kalamata olives 125 g feta … Continue reading Lazy made healthy!
Whenever we host dinners at home, I always like to prepare a canape or two. One of my favorite to serve is the Canapes of Quenelle Smoked Salmon with Onions, Capers and Lime Mayo on Rye Bread! The Ingredients 250 g Smoked Salmon, chopped 1 medium Red Onion, chopped 2 tablespoons Capers 2 tablespoons Mayonaise 1/2 lime, juice only Rye bread, cut into rectangles or squares … Continue reading Pretti-licious canapes!
Well, we were just at a friend’s place recently and when we got there, Andrea wanted to show me what was in the oven. As she opened it, with a smile on my face, I said, “No!!! You did not make Potato Gratin tonight?” Clearly she DID! Honestly, I enjoy having Potato Gratin but often times I find it quite fattening with all that cream, … Continue reading Finally, Somewhat Healthy!