May 252015
 
Mango Pannacotta

Mangoes that are available here doesn’t compare to the Indian mangoes. But I go loco just about seeing any kind of mangoes even though they are not my preferred choice, well, when in Rome do as the Romans do. We still are bundled up with sweatshirts and jackets when we go out due to chilly wind and abnormal cold weather this year. When we start getting mangoes in the market I get all excited as Want to know more about this recipe?

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May 242015
 
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

The name of this recipe is so enticing. I was in heaven tasting these chocolate covered strawberries with a oozing cheesecake stuffing. Strawberries are in season and I wanted to make something new with strawberries apart from my daily protein shake. What better way to feature these strawberries as whole than these beauties? The recipe is quite easy once you have the assembly line set up. All you need is a paring knife and a Want to know more about this recipe?

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May 182015
 
One Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie

As much as I enjoy a good old recipe to make from scratch I also enjoy quick recipes. What can I say, I love instant gratification just like any one else. My son, who can eat cookie as a meal was so excited that I was able to make him one in one minute. I don’t buy cookies from the store anymore, I make a large batch of cookies from scratch and freeze leftovers, if Want to know more about this recipe?

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May 172015
 
Eggless Caramel Custard Pudding

I absolutely love caramel in my desserts. I’m not a sugar junkie but caramel is an exception so I tend to add them in many of my baking recipes. I love the gooey texture that lingers in my mouth even after I’m done eating the treat thus letting me relish my dessert with limitation as I’m content and fulfilled with just a small serving. This dessert is also known as Creme Caramel or Flan in Want to know more about this recipe?

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May 162015
 
Eggless Banana Bread

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” –Thomas A. Edison I’ve tried many eggless recipes and some have turned out to be a success and some quite the failure that I’ve shelved in the To-Try later section. I was brought up in an environment where failure is not an option which is not realistic so I tend to teach my kids Want to know more about this recipe?

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Mar 242015
 
Bread Upma

“I spent my whole childhood wishing I were older and now I’m spending my adulthood wishing I were younger.” –Ricky Schroder The quote is so true especially when I cook recipes and dishes that my mom used to cook for us. Since my mom rarely made sandwiches at home, leftover breads was almost always featured as upma for breakfast or evening snack. Bread upma takes at the most 15 minutes from start to finish but Want to know more about this recipe?

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Mar 232015
 
Bombay Veg Sandwich

”America is a confirmed sandwich nation. Everywhere you go you find sandwich stands, sandwich shops, and nine out of ten people seem to stick to the sandwich-and-glass-of-milk or cup-of-coffee luncheon.” –James Beard I come from a place where rice and wheat are the staple food. Sandwiches are rarely provided as a snack smacked with jelly and butter. If you asked me to make a sandwich a decade ago I would have implicitly assumed and happily Want to know more about this recipe?

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Mar 182015
 
Spaghetti with Creamy Avocado Sauce

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces — just good food from fresh ingredients” — Julia Child Today’s recipe is very simple made with fresh ingredients. It’s not fancy nor can be considered a culinary masterpiece but the burst of fresh flavors do make you want to relax and savor each and every bite. There’s no milk or heavy cream in this recipe that’s prominently present in creamy sauces rather avocado provides the Want to know more about this recipe?

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Mar 172015
 
Spinach Ravioli with Mushroom Sauce

We love to eat together as a family and many days it’s becoming a feat with tight schedules and unexpected changes to the routine. There are good days and bad days and cooking takes a back seat if I’m burned out running errands. We usually prefer home-made food and would rather eat semi-home made food than take outs. Italian dishes are awesome in such scenarios and can be whipped in 15 minutes or less. Instead Want to know more about this recipe?

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Mar 162015
 
Penne Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

“Life is too short, and I’m Italian. I’d much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.” — Sophia Bush I’m not Italian and I would still say I’d much rather eat pasta than be a size 0. They are so easy to make and yet can be so rich depending on the ingredients and the sauce used in the recipe. Today’s recipe is a great option for an easy and quick Want to know more about this recipe?

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