Category Archives: Traditional

Stuffed Sooji Idli

Stuffed sooji idli is one of the easiest appetizer recipes.The best of all is that its colorful,tasty,instant and healthy.This is also makes an excellent appetizer for parties and also a quick breakfast or lunch.

Pesto Shrimp Skewers

This is one of the best and easy shrimp skewer recipe.Enjoy this Keto, Low-carb and Gluten Free food.

Chicken Sausage Dry Curry

This is the recipe from ready made chicken sausages.In this recipe you can use any type of sausage to make stir fry dry curry but as you know that these sausages have some flavors in it ,which will give some flavor to the end outcome.As,I have used Italian flavored chicken sausages,but the outcome is lip […]

blue cheese Brussels sprouts

blue cheese brussels sprouts with walnuts and prosciutto is a delicious and surprising autumn combination. The combination with blue cheese is perfect.

cinnamon butter gnocchi

Cinnamon butter gnocchi is an Italian carnival recipe I found on “the pasta project“. It is so special and surprising I had to try this for myself. And as carnival is happening right now, it was the ideal week to make it. This is a traditional recipe from the Veneto region in the North of […]

PAPCHI A CHHATTISGARH SWEET SNACK

My blog will not be complete without posting gems from such parts of India which are hardly ever mentioned.Chhattisgarh is a State located in the centre east of the country.It borders the states of Madhya Pradesh in the northwest, Maharashtra in the south west, Telangana in the south,Odisha in the south east, Jharkhand in the […]

Papda Ki Subzi

The Cuisine of Bihar is rich and resplendent with spices,sweet,mild and bitter flavours which combine marvellously with main course accompaniments like Rice and Roti!This recipe is extremely popular in the Tirhut and Saran areas where they say “Agar Khana Banana ka mood nahi hai to yehi bana lo” meaning “If you do not feel like […]

Crispy EASY Oven roasted chicken thighs

Occasionally I run across a recipe that is so foolproof and versatile…that it’s ‘where have you been all my life?’ This is one of those recipes. I haven’t actually followed the exact recipe, but I’ve done variations on it several times — the key is the technique. I will note that if your thighs are […]

Perefect Peas Pulao

Perfectly cooked grains of rice combine with fresh peas and whole spices to give a subtly aromatic pilaf. Pairs well with just about any curry.

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 […]

Paneer Korma

Korma recipes has its roots from the Mughlai Cuisine where meat or vegetables are braised in water, stock and then cream and cashew paste is added. Many of the Korma recipes include yogurt and coconut-poppy seeds paste but I substituted it with cashew-onion paste as I love it’s flavors.

Homemade Raspberry Jam

Berry season is opening, and homemade raspberry jam is on top of your list. This is a timeless recipe. It’s quick, easy, and ready to be slathered!

Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambhu

Paruppu urundai kuzhambu , Lentil dumplings cooked in tamarind water and chilli spices. It is good to have with steamed rice, idli or dosa. It’s a special south Indian vegetarian recipe to have for lunch.

Mango Pickle

Indian traditional way of making pickle. Get the Recipe: Mango Pickle

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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is a staple around our house – vanilla yogurt is one of the picky child’s favorite foods, and I’m a big fan of thick and creamy plain Greek yogurt. Yogurt is one of those foods that’s quite easy to make at home, but rarely attempted.  You don’t need a yogurt maker (although I think […]

Basil pesto

Basil pesto. Made from fresh basil leaves, this aromatic classic Italian sauce is a perfect accompaniment to pasta, bread, salad, risotto, pizza, rice noodles. There is so much you can do with it. I always keep a batch of it in my fridge. Get the Recipe: Basil pesto

Aubergine Chickpea Curry

a hearty, protein rich, healthy curry. cooked as an accompaniment to a meal with Indian flat breads or even hot rice Get the Recipe: Aubergine Chickpea Curry

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 […]

Stuffed Sirloin with Spinach & Bacon

A delicious, fantastic twist on cooking sirloin. Ingredients: 8 slices bacon, sliced into small pieces 1 small onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp chopped thyme 8 oz fresh baby spinach 4 oz cream cheese 3/4 c Italian seasoned dried breadcrumbs 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 […]

Roast Chicken with Brown Sauce

We are what we repeatedly do. [Barbecue], then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle* Even though this recipe isn’t a barbeque let’s start with a short history lesson, the word barbecue has attracted several inaccurate origins from folk etymology. The word is derived from the French language, the story goes that French […]

Christmas Fruitcake

Fruitcake dates back to the Roman times and in the 1400’s the British began their love affair with fruitcake when dried fruits from the Mediterranean first arrived. This cake was generally served at weddings – the dark cake was given out as the groom’s cake and the white fruitcake was the bride’s. It was the […]

Roast Cast Iron Cumin Chicken at Foodwhirl
Cast Iron Roasted Cumin Chicken (with roasted cauliflower)

So Niki (who has a lot of recipes here, but you can find her at her own blog, Life in Recipes), has been raving about her oh so easy and tasty discovery of Cast Iron Skillet Chicken.  So, I decided to try it out, and then of course post about it, and steal her thunder, muhahahahah!! […]

Mama’s Banana Bread

This is my mom’s recipe that has been passed down to me! It’s not too dense or too light and is just right! From the original site: Ah, mom’s banana bread recipe. What could taste any better than a childhood item baked by your mom? While I’m no banana bread expert, I’ve tried to make […]