Luscious Veggie Bolognese Tagliatelle pasta!

I know! I know! I knowwww!!! I do know that traditionally, Bolognese or Ragu is supposed to be meat-based….but see, the thing is, that I don’t eat beef or pork! So, what if I substitute the minced beef with loads of veggies and let the recipe for a bolognese sauce remain as it is…eh?? I…

Favorite Meaty Street-food- Tangy & Spicy Chilly Chicken!

We Indians have a different version of ‘Chinese’ that apparently first originated in the vibrant city of Kolkata. It’s called as – “Indo-chinese” cuisine! So, outside of India, if a newly-migrated Indian tells you that they are extremely fond of Chinese food, you can safely assume that they are not talking about your traditional Chinese…

Favorite Comfort Food- Cheesy Veggie Pizzaaaa (Made from scratch!)

Gloom descends on our house today….my feet don’t feel like surfacing from inside the blanket and touching the floor….. India lost to Pakistan in the finals of Champions’ Trophy yesterday. India vs Pakistan in cricket is always crazy intense and this time, we have lost to our neighbors after enjoying a glorious winning streak of…

Mexican signature dish: Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made sauce!

The best thing about having a food blog is that you are constantly looking for new recipes that you want to try out next! It is obvious that you will be trying out recipes that you and your family enjoy the most. For instance, I was recently obsessed with trying out Italian recipes, especially pasta and various sauces,…

Crunchy & Aromatic Basil Pesto Pasta!

Who doesn’t love Pasta? I will be forever thankful to Italy, for bringing these pretty shapes of awesomeness in our lives. I love all types of pasta- spaghetti, penne, tagliatelle, ravioli, carbonara, bolognese, pesto….all of it! My husband, on the other hand, who is the staunch lover of ‘ghar ka khana’ (home-cooked Indian food), is…

The Fragrant Mint & Sweetcorn Pilao Rice!

Back when we were children, those weren’t the days of dining at sprawling, high-end hotels or brunches at a four-star resort. Nowdays, when I see everyone checking into the Marriott or Leela or Westin on facebook, I smile on remembering the time when we would look at the Taj Palace Hotel of Mumbai from across the street during the…

Indian-style Veggie ‘Aloo tikki’ Burger!

If you go through my blog, you can see from my choice of dishes that I am not too stuck on ..ummmm….”healthy eating”. I am a huge foodie and I can wolf down an entire pizza when I am hungry. No light soups and salads for me. Bring on the burgers and hot-dogs and noodles and biryani….

Flavoursome Panchamel Dal! (A rich fusion dish of five different types of lentils)

Panchmel dal is a traditional Rajasthani lentil delicacy, i.e it originates from India’s north-west state of Rajasthan. It is basically a delicious and nutritious fusion of five different types of protein-rich lentils. ‘Panch‘ in hindi means ‘five‘ and ‘mel‘ means ‘a combination of‘. ‘Dal’ simply translates to ‘lentils’. In Rajasthan, it is most often served as…

Anniversary special: The Italian classic- Spaghetti and meatballs!

I have been trying to introduce more and more international dishes to my cooking pallette these days. As it was a working day, we decided to stay in for a quiet home-cooked meal on our anniversary night and to celebrate over the weekend instead. The menu I finally decided upon was- The classic spaghetti with meat-balls,…