Summer special: Chunky Pesto-Potato Salad!

Hi! Hi! Hiiiiiii! How is everyone??? I apologise for vanishing for a month without leaving behind a clue. Silly of me! I had actually abandoned blogging because of a very wonderful reason…my mom and my mum-in-law were both visiting us in Dublin for the past one month. So, as all of us can very well…

Multi-grain bread with Oats & Seeds

The traditional grains aka Millets have made a grand comeback in the culinary world again and how! Everyone is raving about them, taking classes to learn new ways of cooking them and they are starring in all of my food-blogger friends’ food posts frequently, who manage to cook the fanciest meals with these humble ingredients. Now, I…

Sizzling N’ Red-Hot Masala Vada-Pav!

Helloooo my lovely foodies! Today’s recipe is all about two things- Indian food, and.. Using the leftover Indian food Now, if you have Indian friends or colleagues or neighbors, I can bet that they must vouch passionately for street-food enjoyed at the road-side stalls in India. Just mention it to them and see their eyes…

Creamy Summer-time Cold Pasta Salad!

Well…helloooo from the gorgeous, sun-kissed Ireland!! We have just had a fantastic week with a lot of blazing sun…Yay! Irish weather constitutes of a lot of rain and cold weather most of the year, with just a couple months of warm weather squeezed in between…if you are lucky, that is. So past week, the skies…

Wicked Espresso Cheesecake Brownies!

I’ve said this time and again…even though I enjoy cooking almost everything under the roof, baking is what I actually love the most as a cook. It soothes me on choppy days and on the days that are dull, baking also somehow manages to lift up my spirits like a few other things do. It’s…

Tropical Pineapple Ice-cream!

Pineapple is one of those intimidating fruits, with which I have the least experience! Let alone cooking with it, I have never even eaten a decent amount of Pineapple in my life. The only time I remember eating it was when as kids, me and my sister would get Pine-apple-flavored pastries from the bakery that…

Summery Fruity Slush Mocktails!

It’s supposed to be Spring in most parts of the world, including ours….but warm temperature is far, far away from arriving here in Dublin! It was around 6 degree C here today, and it was a good day for us by Ireland’s weather standards. All my friends and family back in India are making me…

Sweet N’ Chocolaty Nutella Easter Egg-Nests!

I always know when Easter is approaching from the cute, fluffy bunny ears that start cropping all over the place as the holiday comes near. They are on the hair-bands, on chocolates, on cookies, on the little cane-baskets at the supermarket and I swear, just yesterday I saw little bunny ears on a charming elderly…

Fettuccini Alfredo, with blackened Cajun Salmon!

It has been a strange week for us here in our little village of Ireland. Surely you would have heard in the news about the ‘Beast from the east’ cold wave that hit us out of nowhere these past days! To cut the long story short, usually where we get almost no snow throughout the…

Hearty Chicken & Mixed Veggie Pie… Made from scratch!

Let me just say this one thing first- I MADE SHORT-CRUST PASTRY FROM SCRATCH AND IT TURNED OUT FINEEEE!! YAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY!!! *Jumping up and down*  Okay. Now that this is out of my system, we can proceed……… Hey guys!! Yes, finally I got brave enough to make my own pastry crust and I am ecstatic that it…

Zesty Citrus Custard tarts with home-made Rose Jelly!

It’s Valentines week and it seems that all of a sudden, every shop in our little village has filled with red roses and puffy hearts and fluffy teddy-bears! We stopped by the flower shop the other day, and where it is usually a very quite corner of a busy road, this time it was buzzing…