Cheese · Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Nuts · Punjabi · Sides · Starters · Vegetarian

Paneer Shimla Mirchi…


Food for thought..! Ever wondered how some dishes/recipes were named.. !?! I’m sure every cuisine has some very interesting names.. Since my interaction has been the most with Indian food … Indian food  does have some real bizarre names like – pasanda, navratan, jalfrezi, tikka, ragda patties etc.. whoever came up with such fancy names..… Continue reading Paneer Shimla Mirchi…

Cheese · Comfort Food · Exotic · Fusion · Herbs · Snack · Starters · Steamed · Street Food · Vegetarian

Steamed Momos/dumplings with an aromatic Veggie filling…


Allison from the food blog – Spontaneous Tomato had a post on Nepali momo’s a while back. I’m a sucker for dumplings. I can eat them for breakfast, lunch, snack & dinner. Sigh no one serves dumplings for breakfast in restaurants :(. I have been on the quest to find that perfect recipe to prepare… Continue reading Steamed Momos/dumplings with an aromatic Veggie filling…

Baked · Bread · Bread & Savoury Bakes · Cheese · Herbs · Italian · Sides · Snack · Vegetarian

Cheesy Red Onion & Pimento Olive Focaccia…


Sorry for playing the disappearing act too often. I’m still scouting around for my ingredients & equipment. I just managed to select the oven I wanted & guess what??!?? its out of stock.. 😦 So while I wait for everything to fall into place I’m catching up with friends & family. Another couple of days… Continue reading Cheesy Red Onion & Pimento Olive Focaccia…

Baked · Bread & Savoury Bakes · Cheese · Comfort Food · Dairy · Herbs · Snack · Vegetarian

Cauliflower, Broccoli & Red onion Flan..


Back in Bangalore.. during the early 2000’s there was a bakery chain called “Sweet Chariot”,that was where I had tasted quiche’s for the first time. Since I’m a savoury food freak.. I loved it.. the cheese, the pepper & baked veggies with the crispy base.. bliss for sure.. !!! By saying “there was” I don’t… Continue reading Cauliflower, Broccoli & Red onion Flan..

Cheese · Comfort Food · Dairy · Dessert · Exotic · Gujarati · Indian · Main Course · Nuts · Sides · Sweet Dish · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..


While I was adding the picture slideshow to the different recipe category pages, I noticed that the dessert section hardly had any entries, I may not be have a sweet tooth but people who follow my blog sure do, why should I deprive them of the sweet adventures! Having said this, does not mean that… Continue reading Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..

Cheese · Curry · Dairy · Exotic · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Nuts · Sides · Vegetarian

Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…


Thanks to all the love you guys showered upon me for the 200th post.. 🙂 This just makes me wanna get back to my routine of posting a recipe everyday.. but I know it’s not really possible.. We are going on a holiday today.. So I won’t be around for the next few days.. Oh… Continue reading Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…

Baked · Cake · Cheese · Chocolate · Dairy · Dessert · Egg · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Sweet Bakes

Dark Chocolate & Mocha Cheesecake with Rum…


This cheesecake has so many different flavours that blend so beautifully that it will definitely be a treat for your taste buds.. We had a wee bit of an Indian Dark Rum called Old Monk left with us; it wasn’t enough for a drink & it was not going to be wasted :). I had… Continue reading Dark Chocolate & Mocha Cheesecake with Rum…

Baked · Cheese · Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · Italian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Red Meat

Fiery Cheesy Tomato Macaroni Bake with Mushrooms & Frankfurters.. made using a homemade sauce…


K & I love pasta bakes.. we normally buy ready sauces from the grocers & reserve it for those days when I don’t find time to cook.. or K wants to have something warm & cheesy..!It’s been on my mind to try out my own pasta bake sauce from sometime now.. Since I wanted a… Continue reading Fiery Cheesy Tomato Macaroni Bake with Mushrooms & Frankfurters.. made using a homemade sauce…

Baked · Cheese · Dairy · Fusion · Main Course · Mexican · Vegetarian

Paneer Enchiladas/Cottage cheese Enchiladas infused with Indian flavours


Most Indians seem to love Mexican food because their food is hot & tangy just like most Indian dishes. Some days back, I got busy watching movies at the cinema & the thought of coming home & cooking did not seem very pleasant. So I was walking around in the supermarket looking for some ready… Continue reading Paneer Enchiladas/Cottage cheese Enchiladas infused with Indian flavours

Cheese · Dairy · Fusion · Italian · Pasta · Vegetarian

Watercress flavoured Penne Pasta with Peas


Watercress has a very strong peppery flavour which I’m ok with at times. But then for the days when I really do not want that flavour I use them to make this pasta recipe & mask most of that flavour away using some fresh peas, spring onions & garlic. 😀 Yes, at times I act… Continue reading Watercress flavoured Penne Pasta with Peas