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!
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!
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!
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!
Nuff said! This dish was so yummilicious that we devoured the entire portion for 4 just between the two of us! Greedy? Perhaps. But most definitely, divine! Presenting… Moussaka! The Ingredients 500 g large eggplant, sliced lengthwise into 1/4 inch thick slices Olive oil 1 large red onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 500 g minced beef 3/4 teaspoon ground … Continue reading Greek Divine!
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!