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Carrot and Banana Smoothie with milk

Carrot and banana smoothie is a great way to start the day with your family & friends. It’s made with carrots, bananas, and milk and this delicious smoothie taste like dessert. Ingredients Prep time: 5 min Total Time: 5 min Serves: 2 Main Ingredients: milk, carrot, and banana Recipe Type: beverages& Drink Cuisine: Fusion Level […]

Paleo Bacon Butternut Squash Soup

Have you ever had a day where you’re down to hardly any food left in the kitchen and you don’t feel like going to the grocery store? It really gets my creativity going when I have to work with the remaining, seemingly miscellaneous items left in my kitchen to create a meal that my husband […]

VEGETABLE TEHARI

Vegetable Tahari / Tehari / Tehri is a famous delectable North Indian delicacy of rice cooked along with vegetable and mild spices making it healthy and comforting one pot meal. It’s a wholesome meal on its own, where spicy vegetables and aromatic rice are cooked together and best served with a plain curd to mellow […]

Creamy Antonella Tuscan Tiramisu Fudge

Born and Bred South African’s were brought up on the sickly sweet, naughty but oh-so-good fudge. Just about every SA family has their own unique recipe too! This delicious recipe takes the familiarity of fudge, infuses it with Antonella Tiramisu and delights like soft toffee. The hint of coffee compliments the Antonella Tiramisu taste and […]

Stir Fried Taucheo Chicken with Green Chillies

Taucheo, or otherwise known as Fermented Bean Paste or Soybean Paste, is a very popular ingredient in the Asian Cuisine. With the addition of green chillies, they give the dish a little heat as well as a punch of fragrance in the succulent chicken cubes. Ingredients 6 Chicken strips 6 big Button Mushrooms 2 Green […]

Delicious Stuffed Mini Pepper Snacks with Philadelphia Cheese and Tuna

Stuffed with a mixture of Philadelphia Cheese and Tuna and wrapped with Bacon, these sweet mini peppers make great party snacks. Ingredients 3 Sweet Mini Peppers ½ Japanese Cucumber 3 Streaky Bacon ½ canned Ayam Brand Tuna Flakes 50g Philadelphia Cheese 2 tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese Tomato Salsa: 1 Tomato 1 tsp Tomato Sauce 3 […]

Two Bite Potato Salad Cups

Light, vegan potato salad with a secret ingredient (grapes!) served in baby bok choy cups. Ingredients Potatoes Peppers Scallions Cornichons Grapes Cilantro Olive oil Rice vinegar Dijon Get the recipe

Palak Paneer

My most favorite green which I incorporate on a daily basis is palak. This green leafy vegetable is eaten on a regular basis at my house in all the possible ways. Palak paneer is one dish that my hubby and kids love it. When this is on the menu I am sorted with parathas and […]

Vazhakkai Kola Urundai Plantain Fried Balls

Chettinad cuisine offers a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. One of the unique vegetarian dish is Vazhakkai Kola Urundai. Normally when we hear the word Kola Urudai we think about Mutton Kola Urundai/Mutton Meat Balls using minced mutton. But for vegetarian people,this recipe gives the exact taste as like Mutton Kola Balls. Plantain is […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chip cookie is a drop cookie that originated in the United States. The traditional recipe combines a dough composed of butter and both brown and white sugar with semi-sweet chocolate chips.Now it has many variations. The chocolate chip cookie was invented by Ruth Graves Wakefield.Here I tried to follow  the  basic  recipe as much as […]

Mediterranean Quinoa Risotto

This dish has the satisfying taste and creaminess of traditional risotto, but is lighter and much healthier. Now, I know that risotto made with arborio rice and heaps of cheese cannot be beat–I mean come on, it’s outrageously good. But I promise you that my version is no less tasty and is a mighty contender. […]

Mango mousse with strawberry custard

This is a light, fluffy and tongue tantalizing dessert. Ingredients Mango Mousse Ingredients: 2 cups fresh mango puree ½ cup milk ½ tbsp. gelatin 1 cup whipped cream ½ tsp vanilla essence (optional) Strawberry custard Ingredients: 2 cups milk 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp. custard powder 2 tbsp. strawberry crush Instructions Method for Mango mouse […]

Sunshine smoothie

This shockingly simple and satiny smoothie will make you feel like your dippin’ your toes in the sand and listening to the ocean. Well summer is almost over but smoothies are here to stay for ever. It is just so fresh and vibrant. Try this liquid food at your comfort. Ingredients 1 cup fresh Alphonso […]

Sherry Baked Chicken Sausage with Thyme Potatoes

This is a no-fuss recipe that takes less than 25 minutes from start to finish, and almost all of that time is inactive as the sausage bakes in a deeply flavored bath of sherry wine, butter, garlic, sweet onion, and fresh thyme. Alongside the sausage, some of the cherry tomatoes will consequently burst and share […]

Eggless Besan Gram Flour Cookies

These Cookies are regular with my family, I make a fresh batch almost every 2 weeks..:) and I love Baking them as they are easy and my family loves gobbling them as they are super delicious, gluten free and absolutely melt in mouth..:) Ingredients Ingredients * 1 cup Besan/ gram flour * Desi ghee 1/2 […]

TANDOORI GOBHI

Guest arriving in a short notice can panic anyone in the kitchen. Today the same happened with me too. I just had around 40 mins in hand to make the entire lunch. Somehow managed to complete the whole course but some where found something lacking in the spread. Something that can be served both as […]

MAKHNI KATHAL KOFTA

Makhni gravy is something to die for. Anything cooked in a makhni gravy makes it rich and delicious. After cooking, paneer makhni, aloo maknhi, gobhi makhni…it was now time for some kathal to go with the creamy gravy. Had lots of kabab mix left in my fridge box which i had made yesterday. So thought […]

Aish el Saraya

Aish – el – Saraya is a Lebanese Dessert. It is egg less and very easy to make. It has a sugar soaked layer of rusks which are topped with rose flavored creamy and mildly sweet custard. I loved this dessert for its simple procedure and was a welcome in this summer. Ingredients For the […]

Pear Pickle

Pickled pear is made with pears , it can also be made with apples . It is a very different , tasty & tangy recipe . Pickled pears are very easy to prepare . I cook this recipe in summers & my family just loves it . Ingredients 2-3 pears 1 cup castor sugar 1 […]

Jambu Cooler

Recipe- Makes 2 glasses Ingredients – 4 medium sized fresh jambu’s 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup fresh mint leaves 6-8 ice cubes 100 ml water 1 freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tbsp rose syrup

Papaya Lassi

Make 2 servings. Ingredients- 1 cup fresh and chilled yogurt 1 1/2 cups fresh papaya, chopped 1-2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup chopped papaya for garnish 4-5 ice cubes Method- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add more ice to achieve desired consistency. Garnish with freshly chopped papaya pieces. #onsetofsummer #lassimania #Papayalassi […]

Spanish Tortilla

Spanish Tortilla or Spanish omlette is something completely different to Mexican Tortillas. Mexican tortillas are flatbread made using flour, whereas Spanish tortillas are omlette cooked with potatoes. This simple omlette is an ideal filling breakfast on a lazy sunday morning or you can also pack these for your picnic, since they are good even when […]

Watermelon Granita

A must have on hot summer afternoons or evenings, just sit back, relax and enjoy the cool, melt-in-your-mouth granita. From the original site: When I first heard about granita (that was like 2-3 years back…don’t judge me I m still learning about the popular trends in the food world), I was instantly fascinated by it’s […]

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

A must have cake for any occasion. This simple cake is full of home-baked charm. Surely a “must-keep” cake by Lou Seibert Pappas. From the original site: A very moist and tender cake with contrasting crunchy-sweet streusel topping, this cake is perfect for family gatherings, tea parties or if you are anything like me, at […]

Chicken Stew with Biscuits

Easy and delicious, those two words define this dish perfectly. A perfect dinner (or lunch) dish to share with your loved ones on cold evenings or. like it happens at my place, on game nights. (Adapted from Barefoot Contessa Family Style, 2002 with my inputs in bracket) Ingredients: 3 whole (6 split) chicken breasts, bone in, […]