Category Archives: One-Dish

Belgian blue cheese bacon waffles

Recently I have been puzzled when I read about an IBM Watson recipe “African style tiramisu with blue cheese”. I didn’t find this recipe, but I started reflecting about this combination. I had blue cheese and bacon at home, and decided to make my own “Watson style” waffle recipe.

braised chicken in a cast iron pan with garlic, potatoes, olives
Weeknight Mediterranean Cast Iron Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are my new love for tasty, easy, & cost effective dinners for the family. This is a one dish meal that is easy to through together on a weeknight (although it does take a little while in the oven, so if you need fast, maybe save it for the weekend). And this one […]

Delicious Hotplate Tofu with Prawns

Hotplate Tofu is one of the very popular Chinese cuisines in Asia and a hot favourite too. If you don’t have a hotplate to make this yummy dish, just use any metal pan like this one that I have bought from Daiso for just $2! The result is just as delicious minus all that the […]

Sweet Potato Shepherds Pies

Happy Pi Day! My son requested shepherd’s pie, and I was out of white potatoes, so I improvised a bit and came up with this savory sweet potato version. It’s and easy and flexible recipe (and you really don’t have to measure anything., so you can work with what veggies you have on hand. I […]

Spaghetti Carbonara Italian Original Recipe

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe is one of the most famous Pasta Recipes of Roman Cuisine. It’s a simple pasta dish, whose original recipe use, as ingredients, eggs, guanciale (an Italian cured meat product prepared from pork jowl or cheeks. Its name is derived from guancia, Italian for cheek, sometimes translated with pork cheek lard or jowl […]

Ghee rice

Flavorful one pot meal – how to make ghee rice without coconut milk

VEGETABLE YAKHNI PULAO

Yakhni basically is a yogurt and saffron based mutton broth or stock. The broth/ stock is made using mutton and whole garam masala which is tied in a bouquet. Aromatic spices are the essence of this pulao or pilaf. Yogurt is another ingredient which is the key to bringing all these flavours together and giving […]

Dal Khichdi Recipe Indian Style Lentil Rice Casserole

Dal Khichdi is no fancy or complicated dish which requires lengthy preparations, it is as humble as its name. Dal Khichdi is our very own Indian style lentil and rice casserole dish, a one pot ultimate comfort food.

Stir Fry Sesame Chicken Healthy and Light

My version is without any sugar or cornstarch, low on salt and includes lot of vegetable along with chicken which makes it lighter and crunchy. Made under 15 minutes and can be stored in refrigerator for 3-4 days. Best served fresh along with your choice of side.

Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallop Risotto With Truffle Oil

Beautifully pan seared exterior gave way to tender moist flesh that remained succulent inside. The decadent plumpy Hokkaido Scallops were further enhanced by the scented truffle oil that’s out of this world. Accented by Parmesan Cheese, the Japanese rice was rich in flavour with bites from the shitake mushrooms and asparagus.

Baked Pasta in a Bun

My take on simple Buns….I added some fun!! Now add pasta excitement together with a bun :- ))

Veggies and Cheese Overload Pizza

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 […]

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 […]

Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

Blackened chicken breast tossed with creamy alfredo pasta. Baked and topped with a thick layer of parmesan and cheddar cheese. Get the Recipe: Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

This is the healthy version of the Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup which is made using cream however I’ve omitted the cream yet keeping the taste a priority. This soup can be served hot or cold along with bread / rice or pasta. From the original site: Here comes the “Long Weekend” and this surely […]

No Alarm Chili

This chili dish is perfect for a cold day after work and you want something that is not only delicious, but also quick and easy. To be completely honest, this recipe does not taste like it only takes 20 minutes to prepare. Get the Recipe: No Alarm Chili

Red Wine Risotto

Jewel-red, deeply flavored and perfect with beef or roasted meats, Red Wine Risotto makes an elegant Christmas dinner. This is going to be your wowser holiday dish! Get the Recipe: Red Wine Risotto

Paneer Jalfrezi

In recent years Paneer Jalfrezi or Mixed Vegetable Jalfrezi has gained quite a rank in popularity charts of vegetarian dishes in India but like me most of the Paneer Jalfrezi lovers does not know what does the word “Jalfrezi means”, earlier I use to think Jalfrezi is some kind of special spice used to season […]

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 […]

Chipotle Chicken and Noodles Slow Cooker

Good things come to those who wait. This especially holds true when creating this slow cooker Chipotle Chicken and Noodle recipe. Personally, I like to put everything into the cooker when I wake up, so I have a delicious hot dinner waiting for me when I return from a long, hard, cold day of work. […]

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 […]

Shahi Paneer Capsicum” (Cottage Cheese+Bell Peppers in thick cream sauce)

“Shahi Paneer Capsicum” (Cottage Cheese+Bell Peppers in thick cream sauce) is my ALLLL Time Fav vegetarian entree and if you have grown up in “Northern” part of India, you very well know what I’m talking about ;) From the original site: This is the BIG DADDY of vegetarian dishes from India, creamy, tasty and yes […]