Recipe: Korean Style Chicken Wings

Few weeks back, hubby had a “men’s only” BBQ party. He requested me to marinate some chicken wings Indian Style. But I thought of trying something different, and the results was that he is now the crowned king of the Men’s BBQ Nights. We tried this recipe couple of times to perfect it and I am obviously sharing the final…

Recipe: Make your own Granola Bar! No cooking required.

Snacks are important if you want to eat healthy and in moderation. We often miss snacks since we can’t think of what we want to eat or some times we don’t have the time to go and buy these. A little bit of planning goes a long way when it comes to snacks, plan over the weekend and get…

How to cook Quinoa, Couscous, Rice, Millets?

Grains like rice, millets, quinoa and couscous make excellent partners to your lovely saucy or stir fry dishes. Here’s how much and how to cook these grains for 2 people. If you are cooking for more or fewer people, proportionately change the ingredient quantity.  As a general rule, if using these grains for salads reduce the…

Recipe: Black Beans & Avocado Crostini

While putting together the Mother’s Day Special Box, I re-looked at some recipes I had not made in days, and this is one of them. Not because it’s not as great but just because I’ve been cooking and shooting all these other fabulous recipes. This recipe is a big hit at my home and is a great…

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….