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Perfect biscotti for the holidays… It’s Sunday, it’s a snowy day and I was hit by the urge to bake. On a snowy cold day, baking is therapeutic for me. And I baked these crispy & crunchy pistachio biscotti. The nutty pistachios, the candied dried fruits along with the crispy texture of the biscotti, it was an absolute delight. Dunk the biscotti...

Apple Panna cotta, a delicious Italian dessert… Panna cotta is one of the easiest desserts that can be whipped up with very few ingredients. It’s rich, velvety & will melt in your mouth. It’s basically cooked cream, in Italian Panna cotta means cooked cream. After I went apple picking, I’ve apple abundance in my kitchen & I’ve...

Panna Cotta is an Italian dessert, it means cooked cream. By added pure & fine saffron to the panna cotta, it has turned out absolutely delectable… This dessert can be made with just 4 simple ingredients. Super easy to make & tastes incredibly delicious. The Saffron I’ve been using in my cooking is Caravan Saffron, available on Amazon.  Cooking...

Zucchini harvested from my garden turned into Zoodles… I had the joy of harvesting Zucchini from my veggie patch. One of the zucchinis I turned into Zucchini bread and the other one got a zoodles makeover. Zoodles is basically zucchini noodles, made using the spiralizer. I also harvested basil leaves from my herb garden. Hence, I made the Marinara sauce or tomato-basil...

Best tasting Lasagna made in the Instant Pot… Yes, you can make delicious lasagna in the Instant Pot. I made an awesome ground beef sauce in the IP and then layered the lasagna sheets, ricotta cheese filling, ground beef sauce & cheese. Pressure cooked in IP for 30 minutes followed by broiling in the oven to make the cheese golden and crispy. This has turned...

Tiramisu means Pick me up in Italian, the best Italian dessert and one of my favorites… If I find this dessert on the menu of any restaurant that I dine in, I order that without any second thoughts. That explains my intense love for this particular dessert. It’s a melt into the mouth dessert and every bite is truly heavenly. I’ve already posted...

Chicken and veggies combined with pesto spread and combined with orzo, easy to make and delicious one pot meal… Orzo is a rice shaped pasta, that can be cooked very easily. I like orzo as it’s small and resembles to rice. If you want to do a quick fix meal, combine cooked chicken and mixed veggies or just the veggies with orzo and cook them together till...

Pesto Chicken Sandwich with Avocado spread, one of my favorite easy to make sandwiches… Being a basil pesto fanatic, I love anything that has pesto in it. This sandwich is one of my favorites, it’s easy to make and flavorful. I like to pack this if I’m going on a picnic. I also made an easy avocado spread, smeared the spread on the bread and topped...

This is the best tasting Caesar salad and this beats the restaurant style… One of my most favorite salads is Caesar salad, a popular salad served in most of the American and Italian restaurants and loved by most people. Making the classic caesar salad from scratch had been on my top to-do list for so long. Glad that I’ve finally tried it and it tasted...

Minestrone soup, so much warmth and comfort in a bowl of this homemade hearty soup… Vibrant and colorful Fall has faded already and the temperature has started to drop. Weather is quite unpredictable these days, it will be cold one day and the next day it will be mildly warm and sunny. I am not a bit complaining about the warm/sunny weather. Taking full advantage...