Divya Shivaraman

Born in Kerala and brought up in Chennai. Divya is big fan of street foods and die hard fan of Pani Poori. She loves cooking for her hubby and he never insists for anything specific, never complains, never troubles. "When you have a hubby like that, you will always want to treat him with good food :). " This was how her passion for cooking evolved and now she is an expert. Divya derives inspiration from her friends, fellow food bloggers and that has made her an avid blogger herself. She blogs at Dishing with Divya

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Recipes and Articles by Divya Shivaraman

Baked Pasta Recipe With Spinach and Artichoke

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 00:35

Baked Pasta With Spinach and Artichoke is a one pot meal recipe idea for the busy weekdays. Artichoke is a flower bud, widely used in American Cuisine. It has a meaty and nutty flavor like mushrooms. The combination of cheesy pasta with vegetables gives this dish a wonderful flavor packed combination, ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Herbed Lentil Loaf Recipe (From Horse Gram - Kollu)

Thursday, 21 May 2015 00:35

The Herbed Lentil Loaf Recipe makes a simple, quick dinner recipe. Its easy and tasty when lentils are blended in together with mild spices. They can be served with mashed potatoes and vegetables on the side. Make sure to brush the loaf with required olive oil to keep it moist during cooking. ...

Potato Pancakes Recipe

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 00:35

Potato Pancakes are an easy pan fried pancake recipe made with shredded potato, flour and eggs. The onion and garlic flavor the pancakes. The shredded potatoes provide the crispy texture to the pancakes. Serve Potato Pancakes for the breakfast along with ketchup or with a dollop of sour cream on the ...

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe with 7 Grain Rice and Sprout Salad

Monday, 18 May 2015 00:43

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms is an interesting and delicious entree recipe laced with flavors of seven-grain rice, pine nuts and sprouts. The seven variety of rice grains used for the stuffing includes Wild Rice, Barley, Quinoa, Brown Rice, bulgar wheat, hulled wheat and sorghum. They are available separately ...

Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad Recipe

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 00:39

Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad is a wholesome and healthy dinner salad recipe idea. Vegetables to be used in this salad can vary according to the taste and seasonal availability. This is a wonderful salad dressed with sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger and garlic dressing. This salad is quite fulfilling ...

Published in Salads

Poblano Chili Rellenos Recipe (Baked Cheese Stuffed Chilies)

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 12:00

Poblano Chili Rellenos is a Mexican dish that is served by deep-frying cheese stuffed poblano chili in a simple batter. Poblano is a variety of chili which is mild in taste. The stuffing inside the chili can be of the different variety, from mixed vegetables to cheese. To provide the healthy twist ...

Published in Mexican Cuisine

Pita Sandwich with Cauliflower Falafel and Roasted Vegetables

Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:35

Pita sandwich with Cauliflower Falafel and Roasted Vegetables is a baked cauliflower stuffed sandwich. Falafel is a deep fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, beans or both. Falafel is a traditional middle eastern food, commonly served in a pita bread. The falafel are topped with salads, pickled ...

Published in Mediterranean Cuisine

Succotash Recipe (Native American Stir-Fried Corn and Lima Beans Salad)

Thursday, 30 April 2015 00:25

Succotash Recipe is a quick, easy and a satisfying side dish that makes the best of fresh summer produce. Succotash is a dish consisting primarily of sweet corn or lima beans or other shell beans. Other ingredients may be added including tomatoes and green or sweet red peppers and many other seasonings ...

Published in Salads

Vegetarian Tofu Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 00:35

Matzo ball soup is a famous Jewish soup made with matzo dumplings. They are prepared especially during Easter or what they call as Passover dinner. Matzo dumplings are made from a mixture of matzo meal, eggs, oil and water. This is a recipe using Tofu Matzo balls. The matzo mixture is prepared ahead ...

Published in Soups

Tea Sandwiches Recipe with Beets, Radish, Avocado and Arugula

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:35

Tea Sandwiches with Beets, Radish, Avocado and Arugula as name suggests they are small bite size light tea-time sandwiches. It helps to satisfy hunger without losing appetite for the dinner. They are served in different shapes with simple fillings. This is a similar sandwich with some crispy ...

Classic Bran Muffins Recipe

Sunday, 26 April 2015 00:35

Classic Bran Muffins Recipe make perfect everyday breakfast or teatime snack packed with nutritional benefits from the bran, raisins and flaxseeds. The addition of eggs,  banana and flax seeds make these muffins fluffy and soft. Raisins not only add richness to these muffins but also add towards ...

Published in Baking & Desserts

Grilled Vegetable Empanadas Recipes

Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:35

Grilled Vegetable Empanada is a grilled vegetable stuffed bread or pastry baked or fried that you can serve as a main course or as an appetizer for parties. These empanadas also make a great entrée when served with some soup or salad. Barbecue sauce gives the intense flavors when combined ...

Published in Appetizers

Crispy Whole Wheat Flatbread With Spinach Pesto & Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Friday, 24 April 2015 00:55

Crispy Whole Wheat Flatbread With Spinach Pesto & Roasted Vegetables Recipe makes a delicious appetizer or even an entrée when served with soup or a salad. It’s perfectly layered with spinach pesto and loaded with roasted vegetables. The addition of herbs adds to the punch in this recipe ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Mushroom Strudel Recipe (Pie Dough & Filo Pastry)

Thursday, 23 April 2015 00:35

Mushroom Strudel Recipe with Filo Pastry is a savory strudel pastry that can be served as side dish or as an appetizer too. A strudel is a type of layered pastry that is most often filled with something sweet. The Mushroom Strudel is a savory version of the strudel pastry ...

Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Muffins Recipe

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 00:35

Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Muffins are the best breakfast muffins as they serve a perfect amount of protein for the whole day. These muffins are light, airy and fluffy in texture and taste delicious fresh out of the oven. Quinoa flour is a great addition of protein to these muffins. In this ...

Barley Salad With Mint, Cucumber & Olives

Sunday, 19 April 2015 00:35

Barley Salad with Cucumber and Mint is a combination of simple flavors of mint and crunchy cucumber. It is a fresh, light salad ideal for weekday lunch or dinner. Store some boiled barley in the fridge and on a busy weekday this salad can be prepared in few minutes only.  Did you know: Barley ...

Published in Salads

Wheat Berry Salad With Cranberries & Carrots Recipe

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 00:35

The Wheat Berry Salad With Cranberries & Carrots Recipe is a simple wholesome salad that is made from whole wheat kernels that are also known as wheat berries. Most often we are used to eating wheat in the form of flour or broken wheat, but this form of a salad with cooked wheat berries bring in ...

Published in Salads

Lebanese Fattoush Salad Recipe

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 00:35

The Lebanese Fattoush Salad is a classic Mediterranean bread and mixed vegetable salad. This salad has toasted pita bread wedges along with mixed greens and crispy vegetables. Greens, herbs and vegetables can vary according to seasonal availability.  Serve Lebanese Fattoush Salad ...

Published in Salads

Vegetarian Mexican Chili for Tacos Recipe (Made from Horse Gram)

Monday, 13 April 2015 00:35

The Vegetarian Mexican Chili for Tacos Recipe is a classic dish of the Mexican Cuisine that is usually had along with Taco's or Mexican Rice. The Chillies are traditionally made from a variety of beans, but in this recipe, I have used Horse Gram and Mexican spices making this Chilli wholesome and ...

Published in Mexican Cuisine

Rustic Cottage Pie With Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Saturday, 11 April 2015 00:52

The Rustic Cottage Pie With Mushroom Sauce Recipe is an incredible one-pot meal that is perfect for lunch or dinner. The Cottage Pie also sometimes known as the Shepherds Pie is made from vegetables that are baked with a sauce and crusted on the top with some mashed potatoes. There are multiple variations ...

Financiers Recipe (French Almond Tea Cake)

Thursday, 09 April 2015 00:35

The Financiers Recipe are classic tea time cakes, that you would find in a French Patisserie that you can dip into your tea or have to along with your Espresso coffee. These tea time cakes look more like biscuits but are essentially sponge cakes that are made from almond flour.   a French Almond ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Sweet Potato, Celery & Peanut Soup Recipe

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 10:00

Sweet Potato, Celery & Peanut Soup is a delicious nutty flavor soup. This soup is quite a change of taste from the other routine soups and it combines the goodness of the ingredients with a perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors.  Serve the Sweet Potato, Celery & Peanut Soup topped ...

Published in Soups

Maple Sweet Potato Bread Recipe

Monday, 06 April 2015 00:35

Maple Sweet Potato Bread Recipe is wholesome breakfast bread that is spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. The addition of oatmeal, sweet potato and maple, gives the bread its texture and subtle sweetness. The chia seeds and pecans provide the much-required crunch to the bread, making it a perfect teatime ...

Homemade Black Bean Burger Recipe

Saturday, 04 April 2015 00:40

The Homemade Black Bean Burger Recipe is a classic Vegetarian Burger that is packed with protein from kidney beans, oats and the whole wheat burger bun. Black Bean is more commonly used in Latin American cuisine, but you can also use a dark red kidney beans for this burger recipes. They have a creamy ...

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