When you live in a foreign country the things you miss the most are:
Family, Friends, and Food. may not be in that order though 😉
Yes, you heard me right FOOD. You only learn to appreciate the value of desi food once you are in a land far, far and pretty far away (in my case). You miss the food ever so often but you miss it the most around Ramadan time remembering all the street food you get to eat back home.
My mom has always been the best cook in our entire family. All our family and friends look forward to Ramadan dawats at our place just to eat my mom’s delicious food. I and my sister were the sous-chefs doing all the cutting, cleaning and prep work for her. Before Ramadan would start we would be assigned the duty of making samosas. It would be a whole day event which was scheduled seeing when all three of us were available. My mom would make up the dough and the filling and it would be me and my sister’s duty to shape them and properly freeze them.
Ramadan is almost approaching with all its blessings and delicious cuisines to be served in suhoor and aftaar. While fasting for a long hot day, the kitchen is the last place anyone wants to be is in. So making a delicious cold dessert without turning on the oven comes as a rescue. Here is a quick and easy recipe of no bake brownie cake to save your one dish sweating and boosting your low sugar levels after a day-long fast. You can make it either during the day or at night and serve next day.
It was a lucky accident that I saw this recipe here, I was thrilled to try it out. I read the food-processor as ‘Blender’ instead of a ‘chopper’, and this little misunderstanding created a lot of possibilities for me.
Broccoli is a healthy vegetable and I tend to stock it sometimes in hope of my toddlers asking for it someday. Recently I had a lot of leftover Brocolli and I wanted to make something delicious and interesting with it. I thought maybe THIS is the time I experiment with broccoli tots. Continue reading
I grew up in a home where we had a dedicated tea time every evening and there would be snacks. Continue reading
One of my favorite mithai has been GulabJamun, specially the warm tender ones soaked in sugar syrup – mouth watering.
After some failed attempts at making Gulab Jamun at home I finally embarked on the pretty awesome recipe by Vahchef Here.
‘Me and my kids love pizza’ – This is my vindication of baking a scrumptious pizza with loads of cheese toppings ever now and then.
After recipe trying a lot of the times I have come up with a pretty fool proof and very easy method of baking an almost perfect pizza and voila – here you go. Continue reading