These toffee bark cookies are one of those desserts that will become a staple in your home year-round because not only are they tasty, but they are SO EASY to make! These are perfect to make as gifts or as quick treats for your family. I make a cardamom-infused toffee that I pour right on … Continue reading Spiced Chocolate Toffee Bark
Soup is for warming up the soul and bringing happiness to your day! One of my favorite meals to enjoy (aside from Indian food, of course – lol) is a hot bowl of soup with some hot buttered bread on the side! It’s warming, comforting and just makes me feel so relaxed and cozy at … Continue reading Chicken Comfort Soup with Lemon Basil Dumplings
This Tandoor Chicken recipe is probably one of the easiest and most flavorful “Grilled” recipes you will try this summer. It has a few basic ingredients that you can quickly make the marinade with and have on hand for not only chicken, but paneer (Indian Curd Cheese) and even for roasted potatoes. The Chicken is … Continue reading Easiest Tandoori Chicken Ever!
Once Summer comes around, it’s officially “grill season.” In my home, we try to use the stove and oven less and stick more to grilling our meals outside. Not only is cooking way easier in my opinion, but it’s just more fun eating with your family and friends outside in this gorgeous weather! These Lamb … Continue reading Lamb Burgers with Cumin Sauce
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
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)
Chicken has to be one of the best ingredients out there for pretty much any type of dish! You can flavor it as much or as little as you want. You can bake, roast, fry, broil, boil, curry, stuff it, bbq, eat it hot, eat it cold, add into salads and sandwiches; make it into … Continue reading Jeera Chicken (Cumin Chicken)