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!
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!
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!
I’m not a vegetarian but a good friend of ours is and we oftentimes talk about food even though I’m a total carnivore. So, a huge thanks to Sunny for the inspiration, I ended up making a kind of hummus but with cashew nuts and it turned out great! Butternut Pumpkin and Cashew Dip The Ingredients 500 g cashew nuts, soaked 700 g butternut pumpkin … Continue reading A kind of hummus but with cashew nuts!
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, 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!
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!
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!
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!