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,…

The Ultimate Comfort food- Chicken Pot Pie!

Lately I have been brave enough to venture into the scary territory of cooking non-Indian cuisine. After my Christmas dinner (roast chicken, stuffing and baked potatoes) went well without a  disaster, I straight away knew the next dish on my agenda to try….The Classic Chicken pot pie! It’s the ultimate winter food. That creamy brothy filling…

Veg Fusilli pasta with home-made bechamel sauce

  For years now, white sauce had been my arch-rival in the cookery world. I have lost count of the number of times I must have tried making it and then throwing a pan full of the lumpy, gooey mess away. I am a die-hard pasta lover and it always irked me that I am…

Christmas Dinner- Roast Chicken with gravy and chicken liver stuffing

Hubby wanted me to prepare a traditional Christmas meal this year and having never done that before, I was considerably terrified. Thanks to internet and my lovely friends, I got loads of helpful tips and it all turned out to be great😍 I made a roast chicken with stuffing and gravy(I wasn’t brave enough to…