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…

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…

M&L inspired-Kung-Pao Chicken!

Heyyyylooo foodies, Can you believe that this is my first post of the new year??????? Unbelievable! I had my Semester-end exams going on, which were God-oh-God so stressing and I am glad that I am finally done with them. I have a nice 10 day break before the next sem starts and I plan to…

Mind-blown: Chicken Tikka Pasta!

Don’t you just love it when the cooking experiments work brilliantly!!  Last night, I made some delicious Chicken tikka Masala, and instead of pairing it with rice, I decided to use it as a sauce for Pasta on a hunch. Topped with some roasted mixed vegetables and lots of parmesan cheese……. and Voila! Indo-Italian spice-fest…

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…

Pretentious Grilled Chicken Momos 2 ways!

Every country does Momos a different way.  Moreover, these steamed dumplings even have various names by which they are recognized as across the globe.  In India, we stick with the Nepali term- ‘Momos’ and it is an extremely popular street-food throughout the country, especially in the northern states. Be it kids or grown-ups, we all…

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…