Cilbir

Cilbir, pronounced as ‘chil-bir‘, or Turkish eggs is a beautiful recipe from the Middle East. I came across this recipe while researching for egg recipes and I must say that I loved the experience of recreating this exotic classic and also having it today at brunch! This dish is sour from the yogurt, gooey because…

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is classic antipasto recipe from Italy. Pronounced as ‘brusketta’, it makes for a perfect appetiser meal at parties or brunches. Over the period of time, this recipe has had many variations in terms of ingredients used for its topping; however here I am recreating the classic Bruschetta with tomatoes, garlic, basil, and olive oil….

Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese is a classic American recipe. Loaded with cheese-y goodness, this dish is perfect for kids and a favourite among adults for a warm, fuzzy wintery meal! As the name suggests, this recipe combines Macaroni pasta and different kinds of cheese, most essential being Cheddar and Parmesan; here I have used Mozzarella as…

Pasta al Limone

Pasta al Limone is a classic south Italian recipe, often known for its summery and lemony characteristics. Indeed, a diversion from the usual pasta recipes, this dish has many variations and here I have tried to recreate the authentic and most popular version. This exotic recipe has a creamy and sour texture, and is quite…

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma is a popular Arabic cuisine appetizer. Traditionally, Shawarma is a chicken or mutton preparation, wherein the meat is roasted by ‘turning’, that is rotisserie-style cooking. Here, I am making in my non-stick grill pan, to get that roasted and juicy texture. Chicken Shawarma can be taken in various forms, as a wrap, roll,…

Penne Arrabiata

Penne arrabiata is a classic Italian number with minimal pantry ingredients. The main ingredient is red chilli flakes as arrabiata translates to ‘angry’! It is therefore no surprise that this recipe is hot and tangy on the palate and I believe the most ordered dish in any Italian restaurant! Also, it is very easy to…

Honey Chilli Veggies

Honey Chilli Veggies is a fresh take on the boring vegetables in the refrigerator. This recipe is a sweet and spicy rendition of a vegetarian Chinese appetizer, which is extremely easy to make too! You may have it as a single appetizer or as a light side dish on the menu. Ofcourse, it is high…

Grilled Prawns

Grilled Prawns is my favourite prawn recipe yet. It encompasses the indigenous spicy flavours with the grilling technique of cooking which results in a succulent and tangy dish, just right as a non-vegetarian appetiser. Grilled Prawns may have various forms, the trick is all about the kind of flavours used. Here, I am recreating my…

Pasta al Pomodoro

Pasta al Pomodoro, translated to pasta with tomatoes is a classic Italian recipe. And I am not kidding, when I say it is one of the easiest pasta recipes out there with simplest pantry ingredients. Some others include Spaghetti Alio e Olio and Cacio e Pepe; do check these out on this blog. When we talk about…

Chicken Cafreal

Chicken Cafreal is a typical Goan recipe. This recipe is an outcome Portuguese influence on the Goan cuisine. It makes for an excellent appetiser or a dry side dish. This recipe is sour, spicy and tangy on the palate and is a beautiful diversion from the usual chicken recipes. It is best for dinner on…

Cheese & Veggie Momos

Momos is one of the most trending appetizers in today’s time. What makes this delicious delight from Tibet even more special is, that it is extremely easy to make, eat, and light on the stomach too! This has been a hit especially among the youngsters and children. Now a little bit about its origins, which…

Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken is a hot Jamaican appetiser. The term ‘Jerk’ refers to the style of making this chicken recipe. Here, the chicken pieces are marinated by inserting the spice marinade into chicken portions really well. The emphasis, in this recipe, is on the marination that essentially brings alive the flavours after the chicken is grilled. Jerk…