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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…