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!
As always, I love trying out new recipes. Now that we are living in a location where Mexican food and ingredients are highly accessible and thanks to a recent TV show, I got excited about making this dish! It’s perfect for a dinner party of 4 if served with rice. But, last night, it was the perfect portion for 2! Carb excluded. Braised Chicken with … Continue reading Perfect Portion for 2!
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!
Lately, we’ve been eating a lot of chicken because we need to cut down on having red meat. Therefore, I need to figure out different ways to serve it so we will not get bored of eating chicken. Since I now have access to Poblano Chile, I thought, “Why not cook something with it?” Today’s dish is not only easy to make but also extremely … Continue reading Delicious and Comforting!
I have noticed of late that I have been fancying or craving for a lot of Asian cooking. Honestly, much of it is not so good for my waistline because it either has lots of carbs or are fried. Errr… What utter rubbish am I talking about? There are exceptions! Salads! Anyway, exceptions included I love my Asian food because they are sooooo good!!!! So … Continue reading They are sooooo good!!!!
Since we moved to Bangalore, I have become a hoarder. Every time I go grocery shopping and if I see something I have not found or seen on my previous shopping trip, I just buy them. What happens next is that I have a kind of a mini mart going on in my pantry! Shamelessly, I’ve had this packet of soba noodles in my pantry … Continue reading A kind of a mini mart going on in my pantry!
My first Vietnamese dining experience took place whilst I was living and studying in Hawaii back in 1995. Almost on a daily basis, I would have their fried rice, bahn mi or sometimes, pho. I love Vietnamese food but rarely get to eat them these days because there are not that many eateries around me now that serve good Vietnamese cuisine. So, what do I … Continue reading Easy peasy and cheap!
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!
All my life, I have never been a dessert person but as I grow older, I have an appreciation for them. Perhaps my taste buds have changed. I enjoy them more now than ever. Having said that, as a kid there were a couple of desserts that I liked a lot. Both of them are kind of bold, colorful and loud. Kinda like me! One … Continue reading Bold, colorful and loud!
For the longest time and ever since my trip to Melbourne in January after dining at the fantabulous Cumulus Inc, I wanted to create something different and play with flavors. However, that clearly has yet to happen. Instead, I recall the delicious crepes we had every morning for breakfast in Bali whilst staying at a fabulous villa in Umalas. So, off I go trotting about … Continue reading Something different!