Moist, refreshing, sublime and an incredible cake… The first word that came out of me after taking the first bite is Refreshing. Obviously, key lime will make anything refreshing to the core. I came across this recipe on fine cooking magazine, as I read the ingredients I had the feeling this recipe is meant for me. I get instantly connected to some of the ingredients...

  Asian style chicken bacon wrapped veggies, a perfect appetizer for parties… There are so many recipes that can be made with bacon, literally anything can be wrapped with bacon. I don’t consume bacon or pork so I used chicken bacon instead to make this appetizer. Turkey bacon is also available if you are looking for more lean meat. Making this is quite...

Papaya and dates combined together to make a yummy and healthy smoothie… Papaya is a tropical fruit and has many health benefits. It’s abundantly found in my hometown and most houses have a few trees in their backyard. All you have to do is pick the ripe papayas right from the trees and enjoy it as it is or turn them into smoothies, puddings etc. Even...

Chicken Tikka Masala, a popular Indian dish that’s found on the menu of Indian restaurants… In North America, two popular Indian dishes that’s served in almost all Indian restaurants are butter chicken and chicken tikka masala. I’ve already posted the recipe for making Butter chicken and the recipe for making shrimp tikka masala. Blogging...

Tots made with cauliflower and it’s baked, a healthy snack. I mostly make Indo-Chinese dishes with cauliflower, and most of the recipes call for frying cauliflower. Last time, I tried not to fry cauliflower and ended up making an Indo Chinese cauliflower stir fry by boiling the cauliflower, tasted delicious. Here is the recipe. The other day, I made this tots...

Chettinad style sambar, yet another South Indian vegetarian delicacy… Chettinad cuisine is popular in Tamil Nadu, they are known for using a variety of fresh and roasted spices along with coconut. Their dishes are aromatic, flavorful and finger licking delicious. I’ve tried a few Chettinad style dishes and I loved them so much. During my India visit...

Hello my dear friends…Thank you everyone for participating in this giveaway. The winners of the Non-Stick Cooking pan are: Ajay Kumar Puja Halder Farzeen Irani Congratulations Winners…Please send me a private message via Facebook within 24 hours with your address to claim the prize. If I don’t get a message in 24 hours, another winner will...

  Fresh basil leaves combined with ground chicken, made into patties and pan fried, stir fried with rice noodles in a sauce, aromatic and delicious Thai style dish… I’m a sucker for basil leaves, it makes any dish taste aromatic and delicious. Fresh basil leaves are my true companion in winter- they opens up my senses and cures my head ache, cold and...

One of my favorite fish is King fish or Neymeen (in Malayalam), shallow fried king fish combined with sautéed onions and tomatoes, a delicious King fish roast… King fish is definitely one of the favorite fish of most Keralites and is the preferred fish to be served during special occasions. It is really good for making fish biryanis. King fish biryani, king...

Cauliflower florets stir fried in Chinese sauces like Soy sauce and hoisin sauce…it’s a healthy version without frying cauliflower. I wasn’t quite sure what I was making, was it Schezwan or Manchurian??? Though, initially I called this recipe Schezwan, I realized that schezwan sauce is made of dry red chilies, garlic and a few other ingredients...