First, my apologies…I’ve been hibernating in my hermit hole the past few days for reasons I’m unable to decipher myself. That being said, I’ve truly felt the extra love, attention, and care from my family, friends(including my lovely blogger friends) and their understanding and support during this low period of my life. Snapping out of the irrelevant emotions this recipe which is due over a month ago is from one of my fellow blogger and Want to know more about this recipe?
Many of my Indian friends come from different parts of India and with so much diversity I’m fortunate to be exposed to be multiple facets of the rich Indian culinary. This recipe comes from special friend, Geeta who happen to be an expert and has a good hand with the whims and wham of cooking healthy, yet delicious meals.When I wanted to cook something from Andhra (a Southern State of India) I was preparing myself Want to know more about this recipe?
My recent slack of being adventurous in the kitchen has made me open the thinking doors in my brain or a self-reflection both of which I rarely do. The reasoning I was close to accepting for my lack of being myself or being enthusiastic to new things is sheer laziness or the endless saga of expectations that I’ve been shouldering without a moment to breath and with no appreciation. Without awareness to my constant train of Want to know more about this recipe?
Paneer Pasanda is a popular dish from Mughlai Cuisine. Mughal or any other royals are famous for very rich and exotic dishes and when I hear the name Mughal all I can remember is the history lessons I so painfully endured during my childhood days. I used every curse and swore off as many things as I could for forcing me to remember historical dates and the nightmares I endured days before history exams. Man, Want to know more about this recipe?
Just like “how a fly is attracted to a light” I’m so attracted to recipes with unique names and especially those that can twist my tongue like an acrobat (without making me bite my tongue of course!). This recipe not only has the name that makes you hit your brakes but also lets you take the next step of actually going through the recipe. Once you scan through the recipe even a novice can spot Want to know more about this recipe?
Zucchini just like cauliflower is perfect for pizza crust experiments. I’ve tried cauliflower crust pizza before and we liked the taste except that the crust may not hold well if the dough is wet and not pre-baked to crisp. Since zucchini has more water in it than cauliflower, I didn’t want to bake a regular pizza so I baked them in muffin cups and they turned out yum. I made them as after school snack Want to know more about this recipe?
Tamale is a Spanish dish made of cornmeal mush wrapped in leaf wrapper and filled with vegetables or fillings of your choice. Tamale Pie on the other hand is synonymous to the Tamale dish except the dish is baked with cornmeal mush as the pie crust topped with vegetables & cheese or other way around with vegetables or filling topped with the cornmeal mush. The variations with topping and the kind of filling extends as Want to know more about this recipe?
I often make pav bhaji for weekend snack/early dinner. When I was looking at other street foods from Maharashtra I stumbled upon the recipe for Misal Pav and I was sold just by its name. I had to try but since I didn’t have the white peas the original recipe called for, I substituted it with soybean (a healthier version). Misal in Marathi (the language spoken in Maharashtra, India) means “mixture” and often interchangeably used Want to know more about this recipe?
Whenever we go to the mall I tend to avoid the Cinnabon stall, not because they aren’t good but because I can’t control my temptations. But the rules of temptations and restraint doesn’t apply to my kids. They happily eat right in front of me while I try not to drool and turn my focus on anything other than them. To make things hard my kids ask if I want some by sticking it right Want to know more about this recipe?
One of my favorite breads. One that can be made in a jiff if you have store-bought bread in your pantry. But if you don’t have store-bought bread, stop right there! you don’t have to rush to the stores right now. This recipe will show how to make your own bread and then slather that garlic butter and you are good to go. I never knew that home-made garlic bread can taste so so good. Want to know more about this recipe?