Easiest appetizer: Lemon-Garlic Shrimp!

Shrimp or Prawns is not something that I have grown up eating. The nearest I used to come to eating it until a while ago was the deep-fried version that we get in food court at the mall where the crispy batter partially over-powers the taste of the shrimp itself. Not to forget, that version…

The Best Winter-Special Minestrone soup!

Hello Foodies, I hope that weather at your end of the world is nicer than ours, because here in Ireland, winter is far from over. Every time it seems that the days are getting warmer, we are hit by another cold wave and freezing winds which tell us otherwise. The silver lining is that the…

Fiery Hot Baked-PiriPiri Wings!

So my dear friend and classmate from college recently traveled to the mystical land of Portugal and got me a lovely bottle of Extra-hot Piri Piri sauce from there. To give you a little backstory… for a stereotypical Indian, my threshold for spice is ridiculously low. I have seen four year old kids of our…

Indian-classic: Bharwa-Bhindi (Spice-stuffed Okra)

I have been living outside India for many years now. One of the most annoying things that I still struggle to date is – calling Bhindi as ‘Okra’, as opposed to ‘Lady-fingers’ which we have grown up calling it back home. I remember the first time I asked for ‘Lady-fingers’ at a vegetable shop in…

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…

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…