Seaweed is so healthy, full of vitamins, minerals and trace elements. When added to food, it delivers a delicious salty note. I added some Irish seaweed, dillisk to some homemade scones, along with some cheese and sesame seeds. They are so tasty and easy to make too.
I enjoy adding yogurt into everything I cook. So, in our household its a constant on the list of ‘staples’ on the weekly grocery list. With so many different kinds and brands available its tough at times to select ‘a’ specific kind. I use store bought and make it at home, when I can. Of […]
I’ve tried this recipe quite a few times and find this to be one of the simplest and easiest appetizers to put together both as a dip and a spread with some water crackers. From the original site: I customized this recipe for pesto by playing with the key ingredients. I use fresh basil and […]
A delicious and healthy snack, with a slight sweetness and crunch from the sweet corn and the heat from the chilli. A sure shot hit with kids From the original site: Tea time snacks like samosas, pokodas, bhajjis and bondas are definitely my favorites, but I hardly prepare these at home due to the fact that […]
Cherry Tomato & Caramelised Onion Tartlettes…flavour crystals exploding in your mouth! The flavours were outstanding. Sweet caramelised onions, tart sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, sea salt, the kick of vinegar…and of course garlic! From the original site: Sometimes simple basic ingredients can combine to surprise your taste buds, and how!
Discovering exotic mushrooms at the supermarket can be fun. Especially when it makes you discover a brilliant Japanese Rice dish that’s bursting with flavour and spice. Yum. And oh, did I mention, so EASY! From the original site: It’s got a nice spicy flavour that hits the back of your throat, and smells divine!
I’m featuring one of my dishes for my My Chinese New Year Feasts – Yam Ring Treasures. For the non-Chinese, this is a very popular dish for all occasions.
The tart was D.E.L.I.C.I.O.U.S.! Combined together, figs, butter, brown sugar, almonds and vanilla beans deliver something special. From the original site: Googling brought me many matches, and since frangipane is something that I love using in dessert, this Honey Roasted Fig & Almond Tart proved its sublime worth!
Although Biryani is said to be originated from Iran to India through merchants and travellers, in India it has many different versions. It took it’s own version according to the local region. Each one has it’s unique flavour. Thalassery Biryani is a popular version from Kerala Cuisine. Thalaserry is a city named in Malabar,Kerala. This […]
Paneer Mutter Masala is something which you can find almost in all the Indian restaurants. Paneer is an Indian cheese which is very similar to ricotta cheese. This creamy and soft cheese when cooked along with peas in a spicy and rich gravy,it’s heavenly. You can serve this gravy with naan, roti’s and pulavs. Special […]
If you are looking for an ooey, gooey, creamy and comforting dish for the whole family…you really can’t beat Martha’s Mac & Cheese. It’s like a warm cheesy blanket to keep you warm. From the original site: But, being a mother of two almost-four-year-olds, (where did the time go!?!?) one cannot maintain sanity without some […]
My wife and I were lucky enough to find Ray wing going cheap in our local supermarket, so decided to try and come up with a good recipe to cook them in. Special Instructions: Serves 2 Ingredients: 100g Butter Sliced Parsley 1 Lemon Spinach leaves Handful of Flour Instructions: Divide butter in half, putting 50g […]
I’m a fan of low and slow when it comes to pork ribs, and I usually do them in the oven at 300 degrees for 3 hours. But why not the Crock-Pot? That’s practically the definition of low and slow. Indeed. These turned out succulent, and were no fuss. A win! From the original site: […]
This is a really easy recipe that gives you a great tasting exotic biscotti. Don’t let anyone in on our secret though. Shhh. From the original site: I also discovered a very sweet looking bottle of Oranger from Tunisia. Of course I brought it back.
A gluten free almond sponge roll with a classic strawberry & cream filling. Light, refreshing, healthy! From the original site: “What’s for dessert?” he pestered the day before. “Nothing? Why?” As if the pressure of feeding the blog wasn’t bad enough, I could see that the family suffering sugar cravings.
It’s great that this biscotti keeps for over a week, but it’ll never last that long in the jar. This recipe adapted from Sur la Table is quick, easy and unbelievably scrumptious! Make lots because you’ll want to wow everyone you know with it. From the original site: They are good make-ahead cookies and keep […]
The slightly sweet bread combined with the tangy soft cheese is heavenly, with a cup of tea or coffee. My children love it, too. From the original site: This pairing seems obvious to me, but often enough when I mention it to people, they have never heard of spreading cream cheese on banana bread and […]
Rich rosemary-scented lamb sausage and the subtle earthiness of fresh beet fettuccine deliciously complement each other in this quick and easy pasta dish. The small amount of lamb fat that is used for sautéing the vegetables gives this simple sauce just the right amount of richness without being too heavy. Tomatoes round out the flavors […]
These turkey cutlets breaded with gluten free bread crumbs are also dairy and egg free. Stewing the cutlets after pan frying them makes them nice and tender.
This recipe stems from Julia Child’s traditional Croissants and Pain au Chocolat recipe. It might seem a bit daunting at first, but you realise that’s because each step is really detailed out, to help walk you through the entire process. It makes something so complicated and challenging quite a cakewalk. And you’re sure to feel […]
Polenta is an easy to use grain and very versatile and it can either be served as a thick porridge or chilled and cut into cakes and then fried or grilled to reheat.
Beet greens have been eaten since 200 BC in northern Africa and along the Mediterranean, but it wasn’t until the ancient Romans that the beet was cultivated for its roots. Highly popularized as a source of sugar in the 19th century by Napoleon—when the British restricted France’s access to sugar cane he decreed that beets […]
Malaysian Chicken Satay – charcoal grilled succulent skewered chicken with satay sauce. Chicken Satay is full of flavour even without the sauce. A must try Malaysian street food. From the original site: If you have never had satay, you don’t know what you are missing! Satay is one of the must try Malaysian street food […]
There is nothing quite like Champagne and Camembert to dress up a dish and this pasta recipe is no exception. Impressive, yet quick AND easy, it will make the intended party swoon. From the original site: I don’t recall the first dish I ever prepared for my husband, but I do remember the first dish […]
These Strawberry Crepes will satisfy any cravings with whipped cream filling, drizzled with chocolate. A classic french breakfast or also great as dessert From the original site: these crepes tastes amazing! The whipped cream is light and the strawberries gave each bite a slight sour surprise. and the chocolate drizzle just makes it completely heavenly. […]