French toast made into waffles, now that makes a yummy breakfast or brunch… I am a French toast fanatic, and can have that almost everyday. On week days, I don’t have the time to make a fancy breakfast. So, during weekends, I insist that I make something different to pamper myself and my Man. Today, being a Saturday I got the craving for waffles. I was...

Broccoli thoran or stir fry, a perfect vegetarian side dish… Thoran (in Malayalam) is a vegetarian side dish that’s popular in Kerala cuisine. Literally, any kind of veggies can be used for making thoran. It is served as a side dish along with rice for lunch. In my parents house, thorans are served almost everyday for lunch along with veg and non-veg...

Chicken patties sandwiched between mini Naan breads, you get to enjoy chicken Naanwich… Making naanwich was absolutely not in my mind when I entered the Kitchen yesterday. My intention was to quick fix a meal without spending much time. That’s when I’ll be seen baking chicken patties so that I can serve them with salad or wrap them in tortilla...

Instant oats combined with mixed veggies and chick peas, an easy to make hearty soup to keep you warm and cozy… We didn’t have any snow in December, so we enjoyed a green Christmas and New year’s eve. I knew that something big was in store for us. As expected, last night it’s started to snow and it is continuing to snow even today. I love...

My complete menu and recipes to host an awesome dinner party; sharing my experience, tips and tricks… Last weekend, I’d hosted an awesome holiday party for my friends. This was the first time I’ve ever cooked for 10 to 12 people. It did involve a lot of planning, prep work and cooking. When I saw everyone enjoying my food especially the kids, I...

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...

  Wishing everyone a Happy New year! On every Dec 31st, I browse through all the recipes that I’d posted for that year and I cherish all the good memories that I’d in my kitchen. Even though, all the recipes are made and posted with so much enthusiasm, some recipes are very dear to me. Here are some of the recipes that was loved by me, my Man, my...

Puff Pastry with ground beef filling, perfectly crispy and crunchy appetizer or evening snack… Without a doubt, December is my favorite month. My mom, my sis, most of my cousins, aunts and I were born in December and this is the  month when everyday will be seen in holly jolly festive mood. Last week, I had a few days off from work and I thoroughly enjoyed...

Beetroot rice pilaf, I adore the vibrant red color of this rice and looks so festive… One of my co-workers brought beetroot rice for a potluck party, the vibrant red color of this rice did attract a lot of people and was enjoyed by everyone. Since then, I’d been thinking of making beetroot rice in my kitchen. I don’t have any problem with beetroot,...

Ripe bananas are transformed into delicious fritters… I had a couple of over-ripe bananas that had developed black spots on the skin. I don’t like to eat the over ripe bananas, I usually turn them into smoothies or milkshakes. It is said that over-ripe bananas that have black spots on the skin helps to fight cancer. So, don’t throw the over ripe...