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Chicken salad drizzled with zesty Asian peanut butter dressing… It’s been a few weeks since I’m out of the blogging world. I even started to think if I have lost interest in cooking and blogging. To blog, I need to cook something interesting and different. Well, the creative part of my brain was literally dead for a few weeks. I so needed a break! Yup,...

  Aromatic and absolutely delicious Indo-Thai style chicken and potato curry… I am literally obsessed with lemon grass and Kaffir lime leaves. Any dish will turn aromatic when these two ingredients are added while cooking. I always have these stored in my refrigerator or freezer. In fact, kaffir lime leaves can be stored in the freezer for several months. I...

Chicken and tomato cooked in chicken stock and beaten egg added towards the end, delicious Chinese egg drop soup… Ramadan Mubarak to all those who observe fasting. I wish everyone a blessed Ramadan. One of the dishes I look forward to while breaking the fast is soup. One bowl of soup and I am comforted. Today, I tried an easy to make egg drop soup. Egg drop...

Chicken wings marinated in cilantro-mint marinade and baked to perfection, the best tasting chicken wings I’ve ever made… Who can possibly resist chicken wings??? The wings are not fleshy, very less meat is attached to the bones yet it tastes delicious. That’s the reason why we need a bucket full of chicken wings. Occasionally, my Man and I make...

Chicken marinated in an aromatic green herb marinade, stir fried, combined with veggies and drizzled with an Asian dressing; flavorful Asian chicken salad that tastes delicious… A warm welcome to 2015! Let this year bring peace, prosperity, happiness and good health to everyone. My motto is to live the moment, not to hurt anyone and to appreciate all the...

Soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour, have a nutty flavor and tastes incredible when stir fried with chicken and veggies… Recently, I came across soba noodles at the Asian isle in the grocery store. I became curious and soon got into the investigation mode. The noodle has brown color and on the ingredients list it said: buckwheat flour and enriched...

Beef strips, veggies and noodles stir fried together, delicious one pot meal… I’m a huge fan of stir fries and I do have a soft corner towards beef and noodle stir fries. Whenever I buy beef strips I will be seen making this dish. I perk up the flavor of this dish with Asian sauces and seasonings. Beef strips, veggies and rice noodles when stir fried...

Chicken, carrot, mushrooms and potatoes combined with Asian sauces, made into patties and pan fried, delicious cutlets loved by everyone… Chicken or veggie cutlets are popular evening snacks in South India. Deep fried and crispy cutlets are a delightful treat to both kids and adults. The other day, while making cutlets I stepped out of my comfort zone and made...

Orzo pasta, chicken and Asian flavours in one plate, it’s a delicious one pot meal… On a busy day or on a lazy day or on any day, a plate of quick fix pasta tastes delicious. Just like noodles, pasta has been a true blessing many a time. In the pasta family, I have a soft corner towards orzo pasta; they resemble to rice, looks cute, cooks fast and tastes...

Shrimp marinated in a cilantro marinade and grilled till browned… This Summer, I didn’t do much grilling and the thought that Summer is going to end soon tempted me to grill more. Everything tastes better when grilled. So, the other day I threw some shrimp on the grill. I made a simple cilantro marinade and marinated the shrimp for a few hours, inserted...