Sometimes making fusion foods is more appealing to me than traditional curries. Not that I don’t love my Indian foods, but change is good; especially in the kitchen! Cooking is more fun, and the results can be a hit with your taste-testers or a big miss. But regardless how your own “fusion food” turns out … Continue reading Balti-Style Coconut Chicken
One thing I’m a real fan of is Tiramisu. There is just something about those spongey layers of ladyfingers soaked in delicious espresso and then topped with the most creamy mascarpone and vanilla filling, that keeps making me want to have it all the time. It’s just simply divine! Problem is, it can be a … Continue reading Best Tiramisu Ever!
Every good Indian curry deserves a good bread to eat it with. You have to! Otherwise, you won’t get that authentic Indian experience with your meal! Indian breads consist of rotis, naans, parathas, khulchas, puri’s, bhatura, and a great variety of other breads, and stuffed breads. Each type has its own speciality and helps enhance … Continue reading Garlic Naan
Nankhatai are shortbread biscuits, originating from the Indian subcontinent, popular in India and Pakistan. The word Nankhatai is derived from Persian word “Naan” meaning bread and “Khatai” from an Afghan word meaning Biscuit. (www.wikipedia.com) Here in the US, we simply call them “Shortbread Biscuits/Cookies.” The different between the American version and the Indian version is … Continue reading Cardamom & Pistachio Shortbread Biscuits (NanKhatai)
If you like eating Funnel Cake and enjoy the soft, chewy center with the slightly crispy outside, you will love trying the Indian Jalebi. Jalebi is similar to a mini-sized funnel cake but after it is fried, it is immediately dunked into a thick simple syrup and then plated. Once it cools, it has a … Continue reading Jalebi (Crispy dough in Sugar Syrup)
It’s Friday!! That means we can relax, think about sleeping in the next day and what good stuff to eat tonight! In our house, we keep it simple on Fridays; either we eat leftovers, grab pizza or make a bunch of fun foods for our movie nights. And even though I cook for a living, … Continue reading 1 Pan Mexican Potatoes.
Here is a variation of the Mango Lassi that turns a drink into a really creamy and refreshing pudding that is perfect for any occasion or event! MANGO LASSI PUDDING Serves: 6-8 people Ingredients: 1 cup of plain OR vanilla yogurt 1 packet of Knox unflavored gelatin 1 box of Vanilla Pudding (6oz.) ¼ cup … Continue reading Mango Lassi Pudding