Category Archives: Comfort Food

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Beef Migas

Beef Migas is a shaggy, raggy, rustic breakfast that normally uses up leftover tortillas and pairs it with scrambled eggs. I’m making it more beefy, and we’ll cook it with onions and peppers for flavor, and cheese and pico de gallo for a garnish. It’s basically a delicious excuse to use stuff up. (Hmmm, isn’t […]

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White bean Minestrone

This is Spring in a bowl! Beautiful and fragrant, everything about this sweet and fresh broth makes you feel nourished. Simply grab any vegetable you find at the market- or if you’re lucky, in in your garden, and use them to make this soup. The white beans are dreaming of being a Minestrone (Minestrone would […]

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Pizza Margherita

A few tips to bake a perfect pizza! Step by step, easy to follow recipe. Get the Recipe: Pizza Margherita

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Spicy Shrimp Pho

This Spicy Shrimp Pho is a twist on the traditional Vietnamese soup made with chicken broth, shrimp, cilantro and lime. Get the Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Pho

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Lapsi (Broken wheat porridge with jaggery)

Nutty broken wheat cooked with jaggery (healthier substitute of sugar) makes for a wholesome and healthy breakfast. It keeps you energized all day. Get the Recipe: Lapsi (Broken wheat porridge with jaggery)

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Dum Ka Murgh

Dum Ka Murgh is a slow cooked chicken curry flavored with whole spices, cashew paste and yogurt. From the original site: Dum is an Urdu word for steaming but commonly Dum is used to define the slow cooking method, where pot is tightly sealed with dough or tight fitting lid to lock the aroma of […]

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Bengal Gram stewed in tomato sauce

Kale Channe without Onion/Garlic (Bengal Gram stewed in tomato sauce) From the original site: The nine days of festivity and fasting coming to an end until next year but this is just the beginning of the coming festive celebrations, which means more food, more get together and yes more time in the kitchen, which I […]

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Mediterranean Brown Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean flavored brown rice pilaf From the original site: After too much cooking and indulgence for continuous two days yesterday night I planned for a humble meal a simple pilaf with dollops of fresh yoghurt and green salad, we both filled our plates with pilaf on top with drizzle of yoghurt and salad on side […]

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Macaroni Cheese Pie

An eggless short crust pastry filled with macaroni and cheese From the original site: This Friday I planned for Macaroni Cheese Pie, actually first I thought of Mac and Cheese, then I searched my pantry for required ingredients but unfortunately I had no good cheese in hand so dropped the idea but then found some […]

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Kadai Chicken

Kadai Chicken is an Indian Style preparation of chicken with a blend of many spices. This can be eaten with rice or any kind of bread. Get the Recipe: Kadai Chicken

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Purple Sweet Potato Buns

Purple sweet potato is now widely sold almost anywhere. It is something nutritious with natural colouring. If you came across to have it…. just give this scrumptious buns recipe a try. Get the Recipe: Purple Sweet Potato Buns

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Extraordinary Long Beans Rice

This flavourful long beans rice is pretty common in many Malaysians ‘ home especially the Chinese. I’ll have to say this kind of one pot rice is too pretty famous among all busy moms’. Its easy & hassle free. Get the Recipe: Extraordinary Long Beans Rice

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Paneer Pasanda

The word “Pasanda” means every one’s favorite and as the name suggests this paneer delicacy is adored by everyone who tastes it. The different pastes used to make the gravy add their own distinct flavors which combine to create a dish like non other. As usual I have made certain changes in the recipe, the […]

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Pineapple Cream Cheese Salad

I love fresh fruits in salad, that sweetness and citrusy juices of fruits give flavors of salad a punch; Pear, Pineapple, Apple, Globe Grapes and Raw Papaya are few fruits that always make a delicious salad. Cream Cheese or Sour Cream has a zingy taste, which compliments sweetness of Pineapple perfectly, and crunchiness of vegetables […]

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Punjabi Malai Paneer – Cottage Cheese in White Gravy

This typical Punjabi dish can be found in menu at most of the restaurant serving Indian food though sometimes name could be different like Safeed Paneer, Paneer Kesarwala or Cream Paneer but the soft and mouth melting curry with delicate flavors and subtle spices is always the same. Ingredients: 250 Gm Paneer, cut into cubes […]

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BBQ Bacon Meatloaf

Over the years, meatloaf has evolved, becoming a favored dish in all meat loving American homes. The great thing about this American culinary classic, is that there’s not just one way to make meatloaf. This BBQ Bacon Meatloaf recipe is a prime example of the vast range of meatloaf varieties. Although nontraditional, this meatloaf with […]

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Thick and Chunky Chicken Stew

Autumn comfort food at its finest: This a hearty, delicious stew filled with vegetables, chicken and mushrooms in a thick, gravy-like broth. Ingredients: * 2 and 1/2 pounds of skinless, boneless, thinly sliced chicken breasts, cut into bite sized chunks (You can always pound them out thin yourself) *1/2 cup flour * 1 Heaping teaspoon […]

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Ashley’s Meat Pies

These meat pies are ridiculously simple to make, but packed with plenty of flavor. A savory beef filling and a thick, onion gravy are tucked into a crust that’s impossible to mess up. Perfect for on the go lunches or little kids, these meat pies are just delicious! Ingredients: 2 to 2 1/2 lbs of […]

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Classic Vegetable Cheese Pizza

Pizza or Pittsa, what Italians called it, has bowled over the whole world with bready, cheesy and spicy flavors. The origins of Pizza can be traced back to Romans, when they baked flat bread called Focaccia(see recipe here) and called it Picea, yes you read it write Focaccia is the inspiration for Pizza. The modern […]

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Paneer Makhani – No Onion, No Garlic

Paneer Makhani in taste is very much similar to Butter Chicken with rich and creamy gravy slightly on a sweet side, this time while cooking Paneer Makhani I decided to give it a twist by not using onion and garlic, I feel we should keep on challenging ourselves than only mind can come up with […]

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Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken has it’s roots in Delhi, when Delhi was aka Dilli during the Mughal period, from the different stories I have heard about the Butter Chicken, the current version of Butter Chicken is the gift of restaurant called Moti Mahal, in Delhi. Ingredients: 700 gms raw chicken, with bone and skin out Marinade: 1 […]

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Coconut Okra

“Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans … are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit.” ― Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential I’m going to forgive Anthony Bourdain his hatred of vegetarians because he’s so good looking and because people with a sense of humour are so easy to forgive. Mostly […]

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Cole Slaw

Who doesn’t love coleslaw at a picnic, or at any gathering? Ranch dressing gives this recipe a nice twist to the classic side dish. Ingredients: 16 oz bag of coleslaw mix 2 T diced onion 1/2 cup creamy salad dressing (like Miracle Whip) 1/3 Ranch dressing 1/2 cup white sugar 1 T white vinegar 1/4 […]