Improvised Onam-special Thali!

‘Thali’ system is a quite a popular system of dining in South-Indian restaurants of India. Each individual is served a huge variety of dishes in a large plate each, all at the same time. The dishes vary from savory to sweet, from dry to curries, from rice to idlis and dosas, from beverages to snacks…

Chinese Veggie Lo mein noodles!

As a huge lover of Chinese food, steaming hot noodles laden with vegetables do something to my foodie soul. I see them and no one can control what happens next…..I grab a plate and pile it high with a humongous stack of that deliciousness. In goes my fork….*twirl twirl twirl* and I am soon transformed…

Tantalizing Raw-Mango Rasam- An Indian lentil soup!

Rasam is a South-indian style tempered soup which is traditionally made of tomatoes and tamarind as a base, with the addition of other ingredients like lentils, seasonings and herbs. It is light on the stomach, very nutritious and is extremely tasty to go along with the simple home-cooked meal. Though there are hundreds of different…

Delightful Biscuit Pizzinis!

Happy Monday folks!! (Cummonnn…we might as well get it over with!) 😉 Today’s recipe is a very special one as it has stuck with me for ages since I first had it. It was at my now best friend’s birthday party when we were teenagers. Her mom served these standard Marie biscuits that you get…

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…

Something fishy- Salmon Cakes!

Ting-ding-ding!! Surprised to see me posting two days back-to-back? Well, I haven’t all of a sudden gotten super-serious about blogging or had an epiphany about hard work etc etc etc…. Naaaaah!! As is always the case with me, there’s a funny story involved. So, last week we had a cooked salmon fillet sitting in the…

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…

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…

Guacamole topped loaded Breakfast Bagels!

Do you have an Avocado, a few herbs and a packs of Bagels lying around in your house? Let me share with you a breakfast recipe, that will put the best Deli/cafe in your neighborhood to shame, both in taste as well as appearance! Vibrant green Guacamole originates from Mexico and it is my favorite…

That aromatic Banana & Hazelnut loaf bread!

Hey there, foodies! The weekend is almost here and I am as happy as I can be, as I find myself snuggled inside my woe-be-gone yet still extremely warm blankie. My cozy-socks covered feet are poking out at one end and my hands around a large cup of steaming hot tea, peeking just below my…

Flamboyant Eggplant Parm Bruschetta!

Hey guys! How is everyone doing on this very very cold morning? Well, at least it’s extremely cold here in Dublin right now. If you are reading this from one of the warmer regions of the planet, let it be known that I am insanely jealous of you. This week has been a crazy one…