Poha or Flattened Rice is a very popular and common dish all across India. It is prepared in different ways in different regions.In Bengal it is typically served with curd and fruits to soothe the stomach during summers, in Assam it is served with milk too whereas in the western region like Maharashtra it is […]
Tangiroska is a Brazilian Cocktail. It is a refreshing variation of Caipirinha – Brazil’s National Cocktail. A perfect cooler to beat the scorching summer heat. I have used commonly available oranges in this recipe. The actual recipe calls for the use of Tangerine which is quite similar to oranges but smaller in size.
Exploring Brazilian Cuisine this month… This Beer Marinated Grilled Chicken was a thrilling experience filled with excitement,suspense and drama ;)…Excitement because I was going to try something new… Had never combined Chicken and Beer together… Suspense because I was not sure about the outcome and the dancing of the flames on the chicken while grilling […]
Madlouaha or Lebanese Nights or Layali Lubnan is a beautiful Lebanese Dessert which is simple, easy and quick to make and so refreshing that it will leave you with pure satisfaction. It hardly takes any time to prepare and can be made well ahead in time for guests coming over. A velvety pudding with coconut […]
Tea Time and snacks… They always go hand in hand… The tea time snacks for me with kiddos cannot be a daily affair so I prefer to stock it up…Being brought up in a marwari family, Mathri has always been a favourite tea time snack… Normal Mathri then again goes boring over the time…These Cheesy […]
Yakhni is a yogurt based mutton gravy which seems to have originated in Persia and percolated to Kashmir sometime during the Akbar Era. The flavours of fennel, dry ginger,cumin and cardamom combined with yogurt gives this dish a real soothing touch and makes this different from the usual mutton gravies.
Pizza …Pizza… It’s a treat…Pizza … Pizza … Fun to eat… Stringy gooey cheese so yummy… All the veggies in my tummy… Aah ! How much I love pizzas… And what a delight my 3 year olds love them too… Souvik has finally learnt to enjoy the pizza… And therefore its now a treat at […]
I had not entered the kitchen for quite a long time…. Year end pressure and office work had kept me very busy and will continue to do so till the end of March. However, it so happened that Pri went to the market one fine day and came back with a packet of Prawns. Though […]
Bananas… With kids on the block I always have bananas in stock at my place… At times they go overripe and I simply then don’t understand how to finish them off… So went ahead and mixed whole wheat flour and all purpose flour and added raisins and choco chips and made a Banana Raisins Choco […]
When in a jiffy this recipe has always came to my rescue… Hubby being a chicken lover always demands for chicken based dishes and when I don’t have anything at hand this gets ready in minutes… My mother-in-law taught me this recipe…So with sudden guests arriving this recipe is always recommended… And the taste … […]