Rice flakes cooked in sweetened milk, a quick and easy to make dessert that will sweeten up your tastebuds… Lately, I’ve been having frequent sweet cravings. I’m just wondering, is it the changing season or is it my changing hormones??? Wish I could fall for the cravings and indulge in sweets every time I get the craving. In such situations, I try...

Musakka is a popular Mediterranean dish in which roasted or fried eggplant, peppers, tomatoes are slow cooked; it resembles to a stew or a casserole… Musakka is made differently in different countries. In Turkey, it is made into a stew. While in Greece, eggplant and cooked meat are layered, topped with a white sauce and baked. I’ve had Musakka at a Mediterranean...

Tomatoes cooked in coconut and yogurt gravy, simple and comforting Kerala veggie dish… I’d already posted the recipes for making 4 types of pulissery: Pumpkin, Cucumber, Mango and Pineapple. Now, it’s obvious that pulissery can be made with so many ingredients. My most favorite among these is Mango pulissery, the sweetness from the ripe mangoes...

Meatballs, chicken stock, greens and orzo pasta are married into this soup; delicious and nourishing soup. A perfect soup for the soul… This is an Italian American soup, popular in America and is served at most Italian restaurants here. I’d this soup a few weeks ago at an Italian restaurant, I instantly fell for it and enjoyed every sip of it with a Mmmm...

Making hot chocolate is so easy and when it’s homemade it tastes even more delicious… Yesterday, I had a sudden craving for hot chocolate; it wasn’t a rainy gloomy day. Isn’t any day a great day to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate??? My first thought was to drive to a nearby coffee shop and get it from there. I felt way too lazy to dress up and...

Chicken cooked in almond and coconut gravy, so rich and delicious… I’d always been a sunshine lover as rainy weather made me depressed and unmotivated. Surprisingly, now I find myself starting to love the rain and the beauty of Nature drenched in rain. And a cup of warm coffee tastes much better when it rains. Today, it was a combination of rain and sunshine...

Chili powder, cayenne and paprika, all these spices have a vibrant red color and looks very similar, but they are made from different kinds of chilies… While in India, I was only aware of chili powder which was added to almost all Indian dishes that imparted the needed heat. Usually, we use two types of chili powder: the regular hot chili powder and the mild...

Stuffed tomatoes make a splendid appetizer, these tomatoes are stuffed with grated cauliflower… I fancy cooking veggies and meat without altering their shape, that explains my love for cooking whole chicken and making stuffed veggies. Keeping the original shape makes a beautiful presentation and tempts anyone to taste that dish. During my last grocery shopping,...

Chinese style chicken fried rice made with shallow fried chicken, mixed veggies and basmati rice; delicious one pot meal… I am eagerly waiting for tomorrow to celebrate my blog’s 5th anniversary, in fact I’m already in the celebration mood I couldn’t be any prouder of me blogging with so much passion for the past 5 years. Also, can’t...

Delicious, succulent and aromatic chicken legs casserole, all you have to do is throw in all the ingredients into a dutch oven and pop it in the oven, couldn’t get any more easier… Now, I can confidentially say that Spring has sprung, it’s still chili though. It’s been raining most of the days, I am not a rain person as rain makes me depressed...