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Mushroom Shallot Garlic Quinoa.

Mushroom Shallot Garlic Quinoa. An easy and healthy side dish. Ready in less than 30 minutes! Get the Recipe: Mushroom Shallot Garlic Quinoa.

Easy No Bake S’mores Bars

Super quick and easy No Bake S’mores Bars. Only 5 ingredients and no campfire needed! Get the Recipe: Easy No Bake S’mores Bars

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

Beetroot Flat Bread

Once I made these parathas, the crispy outside and the yummy overall flavour took me by surprise. The texture of the beetroot added to the joy. It really did. It was part of our sunday evening meal. Accompanied with spicy green gram masala, it was well received. Get the Recipe: Beetroot Flat Bread

Crema Pasticciera (thick Italian custard)

This is a thick Italian custard, perfect for filling, but also a quick home-made dessert. Easy step by step and fully illustrated recipe (also in Italian). foodfulife.com Get the Recipe: Crema Pasticciera (thick Italian custard)

Jamaican Banana Bread

As it so happens, I got a little banana crazy a month ago, and started buying a bunch of banana every week. I like a banana, but I really only like them when they are still just off the green and beginning to turn yellow. Once they turn fully golden I find them a little […]

Dahi Chicken Curry

Dahi Chicken is a very easy authentic North Indian style chicken curry. In this Indian chicken curry , chicken is marinated in yogurt with many other spices and cooked in low heat for 20-30 minutes. This a very easy an common dish of North India. This tangy and spicy chicken curry goes well with any […]

Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

This Mother’s Day, say it with Black Gold! Many Asian old folks do not have sweet tooth and aren’t really into cakes. So why not make her a savoury tart instead, filled with Caviar? Get the Recipe: Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potato is a dish prepared by mashing boiled potatoes Get the Recipe: Easy Mashed Potatoes

Christmas Coffee Jelly in Bailey’s Irish Cream

Party this holiday with these Christmas Coffee Jelly Desserts in Bailey’s Irish Cream served in Bodum Pavina glasses will certainly set you in for the festive mood! Get the Recipe: Christmas Coffee Jelly in Bailey’s Irish Cream

Melanzane al Funghetto

I was prowling through one of my Neapolitan cookbooks and stumbled on Melanzane al Funghetto or Eggplant Mushrooms. And – depending on whatever reference book I was looking at it refers to either cooking aubergines in the style of mushrooms… or cutting and cooking them so they look like little mushrooms. Either way, neither taste […]

Moong Dal-Quinoa-Oats Chilla /Cheela/Dosa/Pancakes

“Moong Dal-Quinoa-Oats Chilla/Dosa/Pancake” – Can the name be any more healthier ;) Well, this my GoTo breakfast recipe most of the time or especially when i’m guilty of eating too much fried/sweet stuff. The healthy and tasty part is quite motivating and the batter can be made and frozen for like 2-3weeks…. From the original […]

Easy Indian Cooking – Peas Masala

When you have to cook every day, you tend to find short cuts to make the recipe flavorful, yet simple and less time- consuming. I am no different. When I truly cannot figure out what to cook for dinner I resort to some old-fashioned recipes from the kitchens of my mother and grandmothers. You get […]

Twin-Egg Henaff French Pate

I had prepared twenty of these Twin-Egg Henaff French Pates for my students’ big day, using Henaff Chicken Liver Pate with Port Wine as it’s more economical. So if you can’t afford foie gras, this is a great alternative! Get the Recipe: Twin-Egg Henaff French Pate

Angry Birds Instant Noodles

You don’t have to be a Chef to #CookForFamily. You can turned a simple instant noodle dish into a lovely one too, if you put in your heart & soul. I’m not joking, these were just instant noodles that I’d made for my family on a lazy day. Get the Recipe: Angry Birds Instant Noodles

Pumpkin Spice French Toast

Is there any better way to incorporate the flavor of fall into your home? On Saturday mornings, heat up the skillet and fill your entire home with the scent of pumpkin pie! From the original site: These toasts frying up is pretty much the smell of heaven. The vanilla/cinnamon/nutmeg smells waft through the house and […]

Mini Cannolis (a quick and easy version)

My family loves to visit a local Italian restaurant that has a dessert buffet full of wonderful rich cakes, cookies, and treats. One of our favorites are the cannolis…full of rich cream and covered in chocolate chips. I knew I just had to come up with a quick recipe of my own. These would be […]

Farmer’s Market Scramble

The Olympics does this to you. You’ll be sitting on your butt eating Cheetos and then… blammo. You realize you’ve been eating nothing but complete crap your entire life and, DUH, if you just ate organic free-range celery, you would totally be (and look like) that beach volleyball player. Enter: the farmer’s market trip on […]

Peanut Butter Crunch Chocolate Treats

I love making this recipe for get-togethers or just for fun for my husband to take to work. It’s easy to make, beautiful to look at and delicious to devour! The pastel M&M’s make it especially pretty for springtime or Easter. From the original site: The treat are really quite simple to make; just like […]

Easiest Weeknight Skillet Shrimp

Husband and kids LOVE LOVE LOVE this. Quick pan sauce glazes the shrimp. It is definitely possible to make a delicious dinner on a busy weeknight with this shrimp. Quoting the original site: Seriously, from the time you reach in the freezer to get the bag of shrimp, you can have a delicious shrimpy dinner […]

Microwave Lasagna

I was flipping through an old issue of Real Simple, and came across this recipe for Microwave Lasagna.  Now we’ve posted several lasagna recipes here, but this was a new twist.  I was initially skeptical, as my microwave is usually used for heating things up, not actual cooking of meals. But I figured this would […]

Assembling the lasagna
Quick and Easy Spinach Lasagna

Love lasagna?  Does your greasy, meaty, high-calorie version need a makeover?   This super easy recipe nixes the meat as well as substitutes whole wheat lasagna noodles for traditional white, and uses part-skim cheeses.  You also get a dose of healthy spinach in this cheesy one-dish meal.  Filling ingredients are mixed in a food processor to […]

No-cook Strawberry Jam

What do you do when you come across the first strawberries of the season at your local farmer’s market? Make strawberry jam, of course. Here is a recipe for no-cook Strawberry Jam, a quick was to make a delicious treat.

Homemade Sweets: Cute Bunny Treats

If your kids are like mine, one of their main driving forces in life is the pursuit of dessert. They’re gonna ask for candy, so might as well give ’em homemade sweet treats. These cute bunnies are quick and simple, and a great project to make with your kids. Ingredients: 1 cup white candy melts […]

How to Steam Asparagus

Asparagus is a favorite vegatable around our house, and although I love it grilled, roasted, sauteed, stirfried—you get the idea—it’s a quick and wonderfully healthy side dish when just simply steamed. The picky 4 year old is even a fan… If served without an sauce I allow him to eat it with his fingers, which […]