Category Archives: Cheese

Oreo and blueberry cheesecake

Cheesecake has a special place in my heart and home. It is a hot favorite in any party as it is fancy and tasty. I would never miss a chance to enjoy a slice. If people say, ‘no’, to this … Continue reading

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Summer watermelon starter

Okay, summer is pretty much here and throwing us its heat and cheer. What is summer without its own melon? I mean, the delicious watermelon! I used to have a book with beautiful pictures of watermelon and a little boy … Continue reading

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Mango strawberry ricotta brûlée

Mango is a versatile fruit with incredible taste and pleasant aroma. It is a very popular fruit in India holding the ‘National fruit’, title. Its presence for a short while in summer makes it all the more celebrated. When it … Continue reading

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Phyllo pastry floral fruit tart

Aren’t you enjoying this season’s offering of colours that are so pleasing to the sight? It is sending a message to enjoy them in more ways. I discovered there are many edible flowers and have started using them in my … Continue reading

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Roasted vegetable Macaroni and cheese

Macaroni and cheese is a North American signature comfort food. It is loved by most people because of its simplicity and its overwhelming cheesy flavour. On tasting it in Canada, I realized that a steaming hot bowl of pasta and … Continue reading

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Pizza puff pinwheels

When I was a young girl, I used to play with Pinwheels made of folded palm leaves. That memory is so tinged with nostalgia. My cousins and I used to run into the wind so the Pinwheels could spin and … Continue reading

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Kadai paneer/A spicy cottage cheese dish

Kadai Paneer is a dish made in a particular pan called Kadai/Karahi. Kadai is an Indian wok, circular, deep iron pan with handles. It retains heat and that imparts a signature taste to this dish. Cubed Paneer (cottage cheese) is … Continue reading

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Moussaka

Today, I had Moussaka, a recipe that is my daughter’s favourite. She had tasted it in a Greek restaurant and wanted to try it at home. ‘Moussaka’…isn’t that name a mouthful! I kept repeating it a few time just to … Continue reading

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Spaghetti in white sauce/Pasta in béchamel sauce

Simple Spaghetti! I was craving pasta a couple days ago. Sometimes it is the ingredients in your pantry that commands you to cook. It happened to me when I was blankly staring at the containers and jars for an inspiration … Continue reading

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Mini pizzas/Fruity pizzas

Dessert pizza medallions Long weekends are always busy with many plans, visitors and a lot of cooking. This weekend was quiet and I have to make maximum use of it. Yesterday, I launched a cleaning campaign at home. Everyone chipped … Continue reading

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