No Bake Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Indian spices

There are some very special recipes in your life. This is whole roasted cauliflower recipe with a delicious tomato sauce, is one of them. My mom used to cook this all the time especially when we used house parties for vegetarian folks. When a whole cooked cauliflower would appear out of mum’s kitchen, it was…

Dashi: Basic Japanese Soup Stock

Japanese Soup Stock or Dashi is the easiest thing to make. It forms the basis of most Japanese cooking. Ingredients: 1l Water 10 g Konbu or dried kelp seaweed 20g Katsuo bushi or dried bonito flakes Method: Soak the konbu or seaweed in cold water and leave for a while (30 mins atleast. Best left…

Andhra Style Spicy Chicken Curry from India

I married a Telugu boy, who loves to eat.  So I wanted to learn and cook more Andhra food at home.. Not that he fusses for food ever, but it is something a girl madly in love with a boy wants to do. So I picked up some recipes to delight him. This Andhra Style…

Gluten Free Egg Muffins with a gooey egg yolk center

    Print Zero Oil Egg Muffins with a Gooey yolk center Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 35 mins   I am going crazy with Egg dishes for the past 3 weeks. Since we have been waking up early in the morning for a swim, breakfasts have become super important…

Quick and Healthy Mexican Black Bean Dip or Salsa

Print Mexican Black Bean Dip Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 20 mins   It’s a Sunday and we want to have something light and refreshing. Planned to make some Mexican black bean dip with wheat burritos for dinner.  My dip is almost ready. Just ordered some tomatoes and cheese to…

Slow Cooked Bihari Style Mutton Curry

You can call me snooty but my Bihari Mutton Curry recipe is legendary. The reason is that this recipe will give you falling off the bones, succulent pieces of melt in your mouth mutton pieces. I love cooking with lamb and mutton(goat). The difference between lamb and mutton is that lamb is nothing but a…

Indian Achari Chicken Curry (with raw mango pickle)

This Indian Achari Chicken Curry recipe is very special to me. Hubby dearest took me out for a lovely date on my birthday. My first birthday with him as his wife. We went to “Gallops” at Mahalakshmi Racecourse in Mumbai. A quaint beautiful restaurant with a classic old world charm from the Brit days. It…

Healthy Breakfast with Italians-style Baked Eggs

I am a sucker for yummy breakfasts but its a task to think of what to cook early in the morning.  Sounds familiar? Its my existential problem especially on weekdays. But this Italian style Baked Eggs recipe has sorted me out. This is a super healthy and a yummy breakfast recipe. Serves: 2 Prep Time: 5 mins…

Homemade Italian Marinara Sauce or Tomato Sauce

This easy homemade Italian Marinara sauce is a classic tomato sauce used as a base for pasta and pizza. It is a zero fuss and a very easy sauce with very few ingredients. You can make a variety of dishes with this sauce as a base even in Indian cooking.   Serves: 1 bottle (400 gms)…

Easy Spanish Seafood Paella in a Skillet

I haven’t been to Spain yet. But my intro to Spanish Food happened a few months back at my Date Night Pop-Up Restaurant. which my husband and I host every weekend. The concept is special. My husband and I host a couple at our home for brunch or dinners over the weekends. I cook a…

Easy Apple Galette – A Cheat’s Apple Tart

I have been hoarding this recipe for a while. 2 years ago, when I started my pop up restaurant, I did my first galette, a savoury one, with loads of cheese and mushrooms. It was the best dish at my pop-up. And, from then on, I started exploring the world of pies and galettes. I…