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…

Legendary Irish delicacy: Guinness Lamb Stew!

As the weather is getting more and more cold with each passing day here in Dublin, I am craving all the delicious winter meals that we have grown up eating in India! It is the season in our country when one gets the most amazing vegetables in the market, especially leafy ones and the very…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Chinese-style Chicken and Vegetable soup for the soul!

“Chinese” and “Soup” – Two things in the food universe that I love!!!!!! The weather was extremely cold yesterday here in Ireland and I really wanted to make something that was steaming hot, ‘Sunday-worthy-delicious” as well as healthy, all at the same time. Something that I could enjoy in bed while watching the re-runs of ‘Modern Family’…