Lemon dream

This chilled lemon dream is just out of this world, ultradelicious, simple, lime and lemony and so sublime -it’s your answer to a light dessert after a heavy meal. This is a very loyal dessert that never ever lets me down and it’s the dessert I think of immediately when I have to balance out…

Egg Roast

Eggs is one of the most affordable proteins available in the market today. Egg roast is a favourite dish in God’s own country and is usually paired up with appam, puttu or even idiappam. It is a breakfast dish and is one of the most tastiest Indian egg dishes ever. There is a  perfect balance…

Grilled Paneer with Capsicum and Onion

Paneer or cottage cheese is a common protein used in South Asian cuisine. It is usually found in Indian, Pakistani, Nepali, Afghani and Bangladeshi cuisines. It is made by curdling hot milk with either lime juice, vinegar or any other food acid. Paneer in addition to being a good protein specially to the vegetarians –…

Panfried Chicken Ghee Roast

‘And believe me, a good piece of chicken can make anybody  believe in the existence of God.’  –Sherman Alexie I love buying chicken –you can do so much with it. Grill, bake, fry, curry, stock for soup- plenty of options! Recently I have been trying out a few improvisations during grilling on a tava to…

Bell Pepper, Bacon & Chicken Bake

This is a deceptively simple dish. It’s a bake with a combination of flavours you will love. This particular bake has a surprising twist to it- fried, crispy onions as a topping! I am sure this bake will definitely please you and your family. It is the perfect one-dish dinner- no accompaniments needed. From start…

Roast chicken

Roast chicken – perfectly marinated, baked to perfection and out of this world. As simple as that! All of us love roast chicken-crispy skin, succulent meat and to be frank- a meal by itself. You have mashed potatoes, vegetables and soft juicy chicken. With Christmas around the corner I thought it would be apt to…

Goan Sausage Pulao

A trip to the beach can cure you of a bad mood and so can Goan food. Goa’s got everything – sun, sand, beach and above all irresistible food. It is addictive ! Pork sorpotel, Prawn balchao,  Bebinka  – well known dishes all over the world and relished by all. There is a lot of…

Tuna Sandwich

“I bought you a tuna sandwich. They say its brain food. I guess because there is so much dolphin in it, and you know how smart they are .”   -Marge Simpson. Tuna is a rich source of omega3 fatty acids, it fights inflammation and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. It is a relatively…

Potato au gratin

Gratin is a widespread culinary technique in which an ingredient is topped with a brown crust using bread crumbs, cheese and even melted butter. Gratin originated in French cuisine, the ingredients are all put together in a shallow dish and baked or grilled till a crust is formed on top. Gratins are traditionally served in…

Ginger Bread

Ever since I tasted this cake at a friends place roughly 2 years back, I’ve always wanted to try it out and have been on the lookout for a simple no – fuss recipe  that i could share with family and friends and which would give me immense satisfaction at the end of it. Time and effort…