Soft and fluffy ottappams made in a clay pan… I had waited so long to make this in my kitchen, finally my wait ended and I made the perfectly fluffy and soft ottappams. You have to have the clay pan to make this, it won’t turn out good when made in a non-stick pan. I am back to blogging after a 3 weeks vacation in India and Dubai. I had a wonderful vacation...

Healthiest oats rolls, get ready  for a guilt free snacking… I often get hit by intense craving for something sweet, and I do make sure to succumb to it. Last weekend, after seeing all the Diwali sweets shared by my friends, I did get the craving. So many thoughts flashed through my mind and I ended up making this very healthy rolls that has oats, dates and...

A delicious chicken dish, sesame seeds did enhance the taste… Indo-Chinese dishes always excite me, it’s flavorful and quite delicious too. I have a good collection of Indo-Chinese dishes, from soups to appetizers to main course, making an Indo-Chinese themed meal is not that hard. I love the flavor of sesame seeds, also I feel chicken and sesame seeds...

A vegetarian side dish served along with Sadya… It’s pumpkin season again and they are literally everywhere. Pumpkins are made into almost all forms: pies, cookies, cakes, breads, lattes with pumpkin spice and many more. I’d made pumpkin pie a few years ago from scratch, if you are looking for a recipe check this out: pumpkin pie recipe with...

This fancy dish can make a perfect brunch or lunch or dinner… As weekend comes to an end I feel numb, this has been one feeling that’s consistent over the years. However, after the monday blues, I fall onto the weekly track and regains my vigor by Tuesday morning. In North America, most of our conversations start with weather, glad that we have different...

Hands down, the best tasting pan fried chicken I’ve had in a while as it’s marinated in Medjool dates sauce… I’ve already posted the recipe for making Medjool Dates crepes, one of my favorite breakfast dishes. Every time I have Medjool dates, I fall for it even more. It truly deserves the title: “King of dates”. These dates taste...

Easy to make kebabs, it’s baked too… Doesn’t it look like beef lollipops??? Beef lollipop does sound fancier than kebabs. No matter how you call it, these kebabs are super easy to make and tastes delicious too. Just combine all the ingredients, roll it over the skewers and pop it in the oven. This will make a perfect appetizer or finger food, or...

What do you do on days when you feel lazy to cook food, lazy to dress up and drive to a restaurant??? I don’t think your spouse is going to cook either 😛 That’s when Foodpanda comes to rescue. I want to introduce to my dear readers an exciting and fun way of ordering food by sitting in home or in your office. With just a few clicks, your favorite dishes...

A bowl of this soup and you will feel cozy… It’s that time of the year again when I like to sip a bowl of soup and feel good about it. Summer has gone with the winds and the enchanting Fall has arrived. Fall is obviously the most beautiful season and the Nature will be seen adorned with her gorgeous fall attire. Clicking pictures and enjoying the beauty...

Genoise, an Italian sponge cake; incredibly soft and airy that will melt into your mouth… Starting the week after a long weekend is pretty pretty worse, my poor brain couldn’t figure out what was going on while I was at work on Tuesday. Today, I am back on schedule and in the evening the baker in me woke up after a brief slumber. I had promised my co-workers...