When it’s apple season we gotta make apple upside-down cake, the most scrumptious cake… Every year in October I go apple picking, there are many orchards close to my house. I never get bored of picking fresh apples from the apple trees, such a joy I feel. Picked a huge basket full of apples, it was only $20. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, my hubs...

Kerala-style chicken curry cooked in the clay pot… Cooking in clay pots is very common in South India, it’s the traditional & the most healthy cooking style. Literally, any kind of dish can be cooked in a clay pot & the dishes will have a better taste & flavor. Sharing the recipe for making a delicious chicken curry in the clay pot. Every...

Comforting & delicious soup… Easy to make & satisfying soup made in the Instant Pot, ready in just 20 minutes. Fresh tomatoes from my veggie garden turned into this soup. Roasted tomatoes are great for making soups, along with red lentil it will be a hearty soup packed with natural flavors. Cooking Video   ...

Delicious beef stuffed tacos made effortlessly in the Instant Pot… Tacos are Mexican appetizer, hard tacos stuffed with beef, veggies & cheese. This will make a perfect appetizer or snack for any party & can be whipped up in less than 20 minutes. I’ve cooked the ground beef in the Instant Pot for just 10 minutes and topped the hard tacos with...

Delicious Kerala-style potato stew cooked in the Instant Pot… Potato stew or Ishtu is a popular Kerala dish, served with appam or idiyappam for breakfast. This is a simple humble yet delectable dish, made with just 6 simple ingredients. In the Instant Pot, it’s effortless to make this stew. Potatoes are pressure cooked in thin coconut milk for just 3...

Frittata made effortlessly in the Instant Pot… Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish, similar to an omelette. However, in frittata, any kind of veggies, meat & cheese can be added. It’s a rich & filling one-pot dish, perfect for weekend brunch or on special occasions. Frittata can be made effortlessly in the Instant Pot, pressure cooked for just...

Scrumptious chicken tikka masala, cooked in the Instant Pot… Chicken Tikka Masala is a popular Indian dish, tender chicken cooked in a rich, delectable, flavor-packed sauce. In North America, two popular Indian dishes that are served in almost all Indian restaurants are butter chicken and chicken tikka masala. Making restaurant-style chicken tikka masala is...

  Sadya is not the name of one dish, it’s a grant feast with many vegetarian dishes served on a banana leaf. It is the popular vegetarian meal of Kerala served during Onam and special occasions. Sadya is served on plantain or banana leaf, which could be also called as Kerala’s organic plate. While having sadya people mostly sit on the floor with crossed...

Crispy & cheesy potato croquettes are the perfect snack… Croquettes are similar to Indian cutlets, breaded mashed potatoes that are deep fried. When you have leftover mashed potatoes, turn them into croquettes. These are crispy outside, soft inside & so delicious. I stuffed mozzarella cheese inside the potatoes which have made these croquettes even...

Beef Vindaloo, restaurant-style & the best tasting cooked effortlessly in the Instant pot… Vindaloo is a popular Indian curry-based dish, however, its true origin was in Portugal. In Portuguese, this dish is called Carne de Vinha d’alhos. Traditional Portuguese recipe called for marinating the meat in wine & garlic. However, in India, meat is...