Vegetarian Fried Rice

This is possibly the easiest way to pretty up your boring steamed rice! Its nutritious, colourful, and packed with the goodness of fresh veggies! I used to hate….simply hate chopping the vegetable for the rice…but then I discovered that I could use my chopping attachment on the hand blender to get pretty finely chopped veggies!…

Cucumber-Tomato Summer Salad

So this salad is 100% inspired by the tomato cucumber raspberry vinaigrette summer salad from A Lot On Your Plate! I made it for lunch! And its nice and refreshing! Though I tweaked it a lil bit, I opted out of the raspberry vinegar and used white wine vinegar instead, and completely omitted the onion…

Special Mothers day food

Come mothers day n I go crazy! Special food for my mom, lil stuff for her…she loves it! This year its the Indian favourite Panipuri( aka golgappa, aka Puchka) and a Chinese spread comprising of veg fried rice, chilli garlic veg Hakka noodles, veg manchurian and chilli paneer! Mom loved it all!! Yeahhy😄😄 Recipes of…

Eggless Lemon Curd

I remember when I was a kid I absolutely loved the lemon cheese tarts that were sold at my grandfathers bakery! Once I got a whole bowl full of the lemon cheese to make a cake at home, I made the sponge and filled it with the lemon cheese I got from the bakery..i know…

Mac n Cheese

The all time favourite and an absolute comfort food for me and my sis is the good ol’ Mac n Cheese! Its super yumm….easy to cook and has that comfort in every spoonful! Its my “goto” dish, and possibly the one dish that I frequent the most! Everyone from my cousins to my mom to…

Three Bean Pasta Salad

This recipe has been shared by my aunt…who very graciously agreed to do a guest post for my blog…so first things first…Thank you Bua! You can check out some more of her recipes on her blog! I tried it today and OMG…its so so good….fresh…light…and refreshing! Though I omitted the olives as the people I…

Cream Espresso

Taking your simple espresso a notch higher is all about playing with different textures of milk…steamed or boiled, the proportion of milk used, adding flavoured liquids or as a matter of fact cream! The options available to alter a simple espresso shot are endless, and almost all cafés have a signature coffee! I don’t have…

The perfect Espresso

es·pres·so /eˈspresō/ Noun Strong black coffee made by forcing steam through ground coffee beans. So its a well known “fact” that I am a huge…huge coffee lover… But to make the perfect cup its important to get the basic espresso shot perfect…every single time! Its no science but yes there are some key points that…

Pizza Cupcakes

Who doesn’t like a nice cheesy pizza…its the perfect indulgence! At my place we are huge fans of pizzas.. We make them from scratch and in numerous forms….deep dish, hand tossed, thin crust, rolled up, on slices of bread…..and my newest version…in the form of Cupcakes! Yes cupcakes! They are Bite sized, perfectly cooked and…

Lemony vegetable noodle soup

A warm aromatic soup is the best company for a cool spring evening! And when its loaded with vegetables and noodles its a double bonanza! What I absolutely love about this soup is the tangy flavour lemon zest adds to it! And when it cooks your house smells divine! As it cooks pretty quickly its…

Hot Chocolate Mocha

Coffee… Offer me some in any form and I’m the happiest person on this planet!! Seriously! One’s experiments with coffee can be endless! Add nutmeg, hazelnuts, cinnamon… Serve it hot or cold or frozen… It promises to satisfy your palate in every single form it takes! So you see…I’m completely in Love with Coffee! This…

Butter Cream (Icing)

Ever wondered if there was any quick fix icing, versatile enough so that it can either completely coat a cake, or, form beautiful roses! Well there is only one answer to it and thats an easy Butter Cream! Its super quick and needs just 2 ingredients..Butter & sugar! Thats it! And if you happen to…

Brownie in a Mug..ready in 2 minutes!

Just came across this recipe on pinterest! Just had to try it…and OMG… Its AHMAZIN… If you like a good brownie You have to try it…like just 2 minutes… The BEST thing for when you crave a brownie but the market is too far and you are too lazy to make a traditional brownie!! Ingredients…

Pea Pesto &Grilled Tomato Crostini

In my quest(literally) to make new dishes, I stumbled upon the idea to pick one world cuisine and explore as many dishes in it as I can! So I started with ITALIAN…Their food is subtly flavoured, uses a lot of fresh herbs & I believe quite healthy as most of the dishes use lots of…

Hot chocolate

Originally posted on The Craving Chronicles:
Hello, friends! Hope you had a delightful holiday and that Santa brought you everything you wished for. Santa brought me everything I wished for – and the flu. I don’t remember putting that on my list. But enough about me, let’s talk about chocolate. Specifically, hot chocolate – and…