Recipe: One Pot Wonder Beef & Tri Color Couscous

I admit, cooking at home every day is challenging, especially when you have to do a pile of dishes at the end. So I keep a set of handy one-pot-wonders. Today I am sharing the recipe of one of these. Minced meats are one of my favourites since they are very versatile, today’s recipe is made with…

Recipe: Miso Flavoured Soba

We all know Japanese food is healthy, but simple Japanese fare does not need to be restricted to expensive restaurants. Soba, or buckwheat noodles are a great quick fix dinner, the best part is these will go well with so many other Japanese dishes like teriyaki salmon or practically any seared meats in teriyaki sauces. To make…

Recipe: Thai Style Steamed Fish

While Indian food takes the top position in my favourites, Thai comes a close second. The freshness of herbs and spices and the balance of flavours in Thai food makes it extra special. When I was in Phuket for a vacation last year, I took a very short, yet amazing Thai cooking class, I loved the steamed fish they…

Recipe: Chilli Con Carne

When I traveled to the US for work a year ago I loved the mexican food I got a chance to sample there, when i was back I craved for the same taste after a lot of experimentation this recipe came pretty close! It’s so versatile, goes well with fluffy white rice, crusty bread, tacos even jacket potatoes. What…

Recipe: Blue Corn Meal Tortillas

Recently, while browsing through my favourite cookery section in the local library, I chanced upon a book on grains, I did not know it would lead me to a beautiful journey of discoveries. I was introduced to a lot of new grains and a lot of new uses for our regular grains. One that intrigued me…

Recipe: Scallops with Snow Peas and Couscous

Couscous is undoubtedly one of my favourite grains, not only is it healthy is super quick to cook as well. The recipe that I am sharing today is as simple as simple can get, few simple yet awesome ingredients come together to create this beautiful, colourful, healthy ensemble. What you’ll need for 2 Servings Scallops 8…

Recipe: Healthy Blueberry Muffins

Don’t you just love to bake? The preparation, the lovely aroma that and the excitement of seeing a beautiful result, baking is just so much fun. Muffins are a sure win, especially in homes with kids, however they are not the healthiest things. Here’s a recipe which we love, especially because the guilt factor is way lower than usual muffins….

Recipe: Poached Fish with Asparagus and Tomatoes

Poaching is a classic French technique that retains all the flavors of the fish without adding any fats to the dish. If like us, you love to eat different cuisines, this is a must-try. We love a soft fish like grouper but if you are going fancy you can very well go with Salmon which is always fantastic….

Recipe: Mushroom Pasta with Lemon Thyme in Tomato Sauce

Pasta is an all time favorite for everyone. We are sharing a simple recipe for pasta here that you can whip up in a jiffy. Prepare the pasta ahead and refrigerate, which makes the meal preparation even faster. What you’ll need: 200g of small pasta, we’ve used thin macaroni 150g Button Mushrooms – Slice 2 cloves of…

Guest Post: Recipe Carbonara with Mushrooms and Bacon

Popular blogger Diana Gale shares her quick fix recipe for Carbonara with Bacon & Mushrooms. Diana who is a FTWM with two kids, started cooking and baking when she was 11. She started blogging to document recipes that were handed down to her, as well as recipes that she tried and tweaked over the years. It has since grown into a passion,…

How To Cook Perfect Pasta

Pasta! The mention of the word itself brings about a feeling of comfort and tickles the imagination since the possibilities are endless. A quick look at Wikipedia tells us there are some 1300 documented varieties of pasta. Here we give you the most simple technique for cooking dried pasta (quantities for 2 people).   If you are…