Category Archives: Not just for kids

Deep fried Enoki mushroom

Don’t be alarmed. These are not the worm guys from “Men in Black” cooked and served on a plate. They are Enoki mushrooms! Mushrooms! Don’t they look alluring? I am sure I have expressed my love affair with mushrooms on … Continue reading

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Multigrain vegetable stir fry

How to take a vegetable stir fry and transform it into a main meal? It is simple…just add a mix of grains and a protein in the form of meat or eggs. It adds interest and becomes eye catching. This … Continue reading

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Orange blossom cocktail

Summer is not complete without a few drinks that are full of flavor. It can be fruity, punchy, or just simple and refreshing! Orange blossom cocktail is an aromatic drink that pairs beautifully with barbequed meat or other spicy food. … Continue reading

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Corn flakes mixture/Savory snack

A little bit of crunch is essential now and then in life to jazz it up! ‘Mixture’ is what we call it is South India and ‘Chevda’ in other parts. This is a popular savory snack to enjoy with a … Continue reading

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Chilli Tofu

Chilli paneer is a popular fusion dish in India served frequently in buffets. There is a combination of Chinese and Indian ingredients involved in this dish.When I dine out I always look for this dish. It is a vegetarian version … Continue reading

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Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake is something new to me as I have not tasted it before. The description of the cake made me feel that it would be a moist cake worth a try. This is the first time I am … Continue reading

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Eton Mess

Eton Mess is combination of fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and meringue cookies. This is a simple dessert which needs only assembling 3 ingredients made in advance.  The cream can be whipped and stored to be used when serving. Meringues can … 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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Pineapple upside down cake

I’ve always looked admiringly at all lovely pineapple upside down cakes and heaved a deep sigh! Sadly, I have not tasted one! I could not find one in any bakery near my place. It is easy to imagine the taste … 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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