Absolutely flavorful Jambalaya… I am so glad that I made a large batch of this chicken Jambalaya, I’ve been enjoying this for the past couple of days. As it sits, the taste and the flavor of this rice is getting better. Jambalaya is a popular dish in Louisiana, and it resembles a lot to Paella which is popular in Spanish cuisine. A very flavorful and...

For a change it’s going to be shrimp pizza… It was an impromptu plan to make shrimp pizza last night for dinner. Since, making pizza doesn’t involve too many tedious steps lazy me opted for that. Oh yes, I make my pizza dough from scratch, it just takes a few minutes to make the dough and let stand to rise for an hour. If you like to have pizzas...

Comforting and healthy soup… I think I am getting used to -20 degrees C freezing weather. This year’s winter has been horrendous and it can’t get any worse. We had tons of snow piled up everywhere and it looks like a frozen tundra. It’s big time I need to get a pair of ice skates so that I can skate to places rather than worrying about my...

A healthy breakfast or evening snack… Oats is one of the heart healthiest ingredients that can be used for making so many dishes. I start my day mostly with oats: oats mixed with milk, oats pancake, oats porridge, sometimes I make cookies or granola bars with oats. It’s such a versatile ingredient that can be added as whole or ground. One of the breakfast...

A very healthy flatbread made using millet flour… Millets are small seeded grasses and are the main ingredients in the bird food. If you are still thinking that it’s only for the birds then you are wrong. It’s great for humans as well. Millets are such wonderful and healthy grains, they can be used for making different kinds of food. They come in...

A simple, comforting and delicious cake… I cannot put into words how much I loved this cake or loaf cake. Turning pureed pumpkin into this cake was the best transformation ever. I can definitely without any doubts affirm that this is one of my favorite cakes and I’ll make it again. A very simple cake with an outstanding taste. Not just the taste, the...

Breakfast dishes of South India… Breakfast means “breaking the fast”, after almost 7 to 8 hours of fasting food eaten for breakfast have to make us feel good and impart the energy to kick start the day. In South India, most of the breakfast dishes are rice based, made from scratch and are served fresh and warm. Common dishes served are Appam (rice...

Tomato chutney spread over Dosa, a perfect South Indian delicacy… I have a favorite tomato chutney recipe that I make quite often. While making dosa, I make sure to make the tomato chutney and spread it over the dosa and fold it. You don’t need anything else, the tomato chutney and the dosa together is so comforting and tastes so good. Recipe for making...

My most favorite tomato chutney… This chutney couldn’t get any better, it’s that perfect. I had this chutney at my aunt’s house many years ago and I fell for it right away. Since then, I’ve been making this chutney quite often. I haven’t tried any other tomato chutney recipes as I am so much in love with this one and haven’t...

Flavorful and delicious vermicelli noodles topped with lemon-sesame chicken… Making this dish can’t get anymore easier: it’s flavorful, loaded with sesame chicken and absolutely delish. Sesame battered fried chicken and lemon added to the sauce gives this dish a nutty and slightly tangy flavor. Add hakka noodles or vermicelli noodles to the chicken...