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Refreshing chutney made with mint and cilantro… Chutney is a popular Indian sauce based dish served with dosa, idli, rice etc. In South India, chutneys are made with either grated coconut or tomatoes. Different kinds of spices and herbs are added to the grated coconut to make different kinds of chutneys. The most refreshing being the mint cilantro chutney. Mint...

Refreshing to the core… Ditch the canned and bottled juices and have freshly squeezed fruit juices, you can mix and match ; it will refresh you, quench your thirst and is healthy. This mocktail is one of my favorites- the ingredients are always available in my refrigerator. Freshly squeezed lime juice, orange juice, grated ginger and mint leaves- this combo...

Boneless chicken marinated in a flavorful and aromatic marinade and is pan fried…deliciousness overloaded and very healthy… I did facetime with my sister and niece in the afternoon and she told me that she had made green chicken for lunch. Perfect timing, as I was quite confused about what to make for my lunch. I didn’t think twice, went ahead and...

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...

Chicken and Potato cooked along with fried onion in a yogurt gravy; flavorful, aromatic and finger licking delicious.. Chicken curries are one of the popular non-vegetarian curry dishes served in India. The kind of preparation varies from state to state, in fact each family might have their own way of making chicken curries. In my family, we do make chicken curries...

The best tasting chicken souvlaki, these are popular Greek fast food… There are a lot of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurants in my city-London, ON and I often dine at these restaurants. I order kebabs from Middle Eastern restaurants and Souvlaki from Greek or Mediterranean restaurants. I’d been waiting for Summer to make Souvlaki so that I can...

Refreshing and aromatic cilantro and mint rice… After the Victoria long weekend, going back to the grind was a bit difficult. Glad that this week is short and it’s already Thursday. We had some guests over, so I cooked some dishes for them, roamed around the city and had a fun filled long weekend. Before we knew it all came to an end, sigh! After the...

Refreshing on a hot day… After a couple of days of severe cold and sinus I am back to life today. I had been sipping hot water, hot herbal tea and hot soups for the past two days, it did make me feel better. However, today I wanted something cold that can refresh my throat and my body. I had a few ripe and juicy nectarines; I combined it with mint, lemon juice,...

Absolutely refreshing and moist cake… Clementine is a variety of mandarin orange, obviously it’s a member of orange family, though it has less acid than orange. I love mandarin orange and I always have the canned mandarin in my pantry. They are just great for garnishing salads, fruit salads etc. Last weekend, I bought a few pounds of clementines and kept...

Ain’t this a perfect healthy dessert??? Yes, it is and is refreshing… This was the first time I am trying this fruit. Yes, I am out of my comfort zone and have been trying different fruits and veggies that I’d not tried before. This fruit is always seen at Asian superstore, still it took me so long to grab one of them and have a taste. Some of the...