Kid-Friendly

Thirunelvelli Halwa

Thirunelvelli Halwa

An authentic halwa from tamil nadu , nellai district which very popular for its delicious taste and made with wheat berries From the original site: Thirunelveli halwa is my all time fav , as a kid i used to love the jelly like transparent halwa which my friends used to share with me at school . Thirunelveli halwa is a famous halwa from thirunelveli, tamil nadu . The one shop which sells this famous halwa with per…

Simply Hummus

Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word for “chickpeas” and the dip is pop…

Mediterranean Delight Falafel

Mediterranean Delight Falafel

This Falafel recipe is my idea of tasty, comfort food – just load up the tortillas with falafel, grilled veggies and tuck in!!! These versatile chickpea patties can be served just like that with any spicy dip or make a great vegetarian filling for tortillas and pita breads. Falafel is a common dish eaten throughout the Middle East, usually made of chickpeas, fava beans or both. I usually love to tuck i…

Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter “Browndie”

Talking about these gorgeous Browndies, now you must be thinking what the hell is Browndie, so here’s the story for you… When I put them in the oven for baking till then they were suppose to be Blondies but then I got a call from my friend and by the time I checked my oven these ladies looked nowhere near Blondies, when my husband asked me what you made today so I thought for a minute and said Browndie =…

Granola Bars

Granola Bars

Granola Bars are nothing but Granola cut into different shapes, so that one can enjoy them during any given time of the day. Granola Bars are the powerhouse of energy that’s why it is preferred by those who are hiking, trekking or camping because it is lightweight, high in calories, and easy to store though simple Granola can also be enjoyed as a cereal with a glass of milk or coffee but again that can be d…

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets

My dream is to open a healthy fast food restaurant. I’m always keeping my eyes peeled for recipes that would fit into my dream, should I ever have the chance to make a go at it. This is one of those recipes. Baked chicken nuggets. They are really yummy and better for you than any of the fried ones you’ll fall prey to. These are great as snacks (full of protein) and are kid friendly! You can also freeze a…

how to make: candy apple

how to make: candy apple

One of my most cherished childhood memories is making candy apple with my mom. Now I make them with my daughter. One day I imagine she will make them with her kids. Such a sweet tradition to pass along! My mom used to make them without using corn syrup and thermometer. Ingredients: 2 cups of sugar 1 cup of water 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon of red food coloring 6 crisp, tart apples 6 dessert forks Instruc…

Breakfast Banana Loaf

Breakfast Banana Loaf

“Baking is like washing–the results are equally temporary.” ― Patricia Briggs A moist, spicy, nutty bread to uplift the gloomiest winter breakfast. If you don’t have a loaf tin you can always bake it as a cake and cut out slabs in the sizes you want. Try to use overripe bananas, yes the ones with the black spots and smudgy bits (not completely decomposed though obviously). Bananas that have see…

Cranberry Pecan Muffins

Cranberry Pecan Muffins

While baking these beauties, I pondered where do you draw the line between a muffin and a cupcake? While a muffin might be considered healthier than a cupcake, once you start adding ingredients such as chocolate and streusel-like toppings or glazes it starts to resemble a cupcake. And, when you use cupcake liners for muffins (ahem) then the muffin doesn’t know what it wants to be! Whatever the case,…

Tahini Cookies

Tahini Cookies

Dangerously delicious, delicate mini cookies. you will love these melt-in-your-mouth cookies . Ingredients: 1/2 cup tahini 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup powder sugar 2 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions: Preheat to oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon and set aside. Combine vegetable oil, tahini and 1/…

« Older Entries  

Foodwhirl designed by Dabbled Studios | Content Copyright Foodwhirl 2010 | Log in | Site Info