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Gujarati Patra Recipe - Alu Vadi Recipe

Friday, 08 November 2013 18:35

The Gujarati Patras also known as Alu Vadi's is a delicious preparation which is made using colocasia leaves that has a sweet and tangy gram flour mixture spread on them and rolled in a special way to form a pinwheel. Traditionally, Patra is made from colocasia leaves and many a times they are ...

Green Coriander Coconut Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 16:01

Green Coriander Coconut Chutney Recipe is a refreshing and simple to make chutney. The addition of coriander leaves along with fresh coconut, green chillies and lemon juice makes this chutney super delicious. There are many variations to this recipe. No onions and no garlic is used to make this green ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Peanut Chutney Podi Recipe

Thursday, 01 August 2013 11:28

Peanut Chutney Podi recipe is a perfect blend of roasted peanuts, garlic cloves, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, tamarind, curry leaves and chillies. It is a very easy recipe to prepare and can be stored for days without getting spoilt. Given its longevity, it makes for a great travel food without the ...

Tomato Sheer Recipe -Tomato And Coconut Curry Recipe

Monday, 08 April 2013 15:43

Tomato Sheer is a mild curry made with coconut milk and tomatoes. This soothing curry is apt during hot days. Besan is mixed with coconut milk to make the gravy thick and creamy. Make this on a rushed morning to be packed into our kids lunch box with steamed rice or phulkas. Serve Tomato Sheer ...

Rye Bread Sandwich Recipe With Goat Cheese & Mangoes

Friday, 08 March 2013 10:32

Rye Bread Sandwich Recipe With Goat Cheese & Mangoes makes for a delicious, quick, healthy and filling breakfast. Rye bread when eaten with sunflower seeds and flax seeds has several health benefits. It can for example, prevent cardiovascular diseases, cancers and can also improve the functioning ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Whole Wheat Seeded Loaf Recipe

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 10:15

The Whole Wheat Seeded Loaf is a simple overnight-riser bread that has a lovely spongy crumb and crisp crust, and the sunflower seeds give it a great texture. It’s a favorite at home for sandwiches and toast as well as for its no-fuss preparation. Serve Whole Wheat Seeded Loaf Recipe with French ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Lemon & Rosemary Cake with White Chocolate Glaze

Monday, 18 February 2013 15:22

Lemon and Rosemary Cake with White Chocolate Glaze, is a delicious and refreshing cake made from the zest of fresh lemons and coated with Greek yogurt glaze. It is simple and easy to make and is perfect as a springtime and summer afternoon dessert for those tea parties. Here are a few more party ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Vegetarian Pumpkin Tagine Recipe

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 18:45

The Pumpkin Tagine Recipe is a delicious Moroccan inspired dish, that is quick and simple to make for a weeknight dinner. It is a one pot dish, that can either be served with rice, couscous or bread. The tagine is a stew-like dish that is most often served along with couscous (similar to broken wheat) ...

Oranges With Cottage Cheese Recipe -Sunshine in a Bowl

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 19:04

Oranges combined with Cottage Cheese makes for a perfect, quick yet healthy breakfast. The protein-rich cottage cheese coupled with a mixed fruit bowl makes for a filling breakfast food or a lovely dessert snack. Serve Oranges With Cottage Cheese Recipe (Sunshine in a Bowl) with Ice-Apple And ...

Fig Tiramisu With Gingerbread Dust Recipe

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 16:13

The Fig Tiramisu With Gingerbread Dust is a delicious dessert that makes for an interesting twist to the traditional dish. It is quick to make and is perfect for cozy get-together and small parties.  Traditional Italian tiramisu mascarpone cheese, sponge cake and coffee. In this recipe we ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Vegetarian Pumpkin And Chickpea Soup Recipe

Friday, 01 February 2013 11:03

Vegetarian Pumpkin and Chickpea Soup Recipe is healthy, nutritious and very filling. Soups are great foods; healthy, delicious and easy to make! Another plus to soups is the fact that making it is pretty quick, and is a good reason to clean out any leftover veggies in the fridge before refilling it again. ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe With Cinnamon & Almonds

Monday, 28 January 2013 13:01

The Oatmeal Pancake Recipe with Cinnamon & Almonds is a simple pancake recipe that is 100% whole grain and has been my go-to breakfast when there is nothing to cook. This pancake would leave you energized and ready to start the day! Serve Oatmeal Pancake Recipe With Cinnamon & Almonds along with ...

Kale Blue Cheese And Cranberry Quiche Recipe

Monday, 28 January 2013 10:42

Kale, Blue Cheese and Cranberry Quiche Recipe is a delicious and seasonal quiche that can be prepared real quick. Although rich in calories, the addition of cranberries, blue cheese and kale makes this dish delectably tempting. You can serve this Kale Blue Cheese And Cranberry Quiche Recipe with Fresh ...

Peanut Sesame Slaw Recipe

Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:20

Most of my recipes are born out of needing to use up something in the fridge, and Peanut Sesame Slaw is no exception. We needed a coleslaw dressing, I wanted one that wasn't mayonnaise, and this was born. It's a simple, tangy peanut sauce that would go well with any crisp, fresh salad. I used black ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Marängsviss Recipe (A Traditional Swedish Dessert)

Thursday, 17 January 2013 21:40

Maränsviss is a traditional Swedish dessert that dates back to the end of the 19th century. It was originally made with meringue, whipped cream and chocolate sauce but ice cream, bananas and crushed almonds or berries can also be found frequently added to it. The Marängsviss in this recipe is made ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Israeli Couscous Minestrone Soup Recipe

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 10:53

The Israeli Couscous Minestrone is a hearty and wholesome soup, that is different from the original minestrone. It follows the simple rubric that makes a minestrone - beans, pasta, tomatoes, and any other vegetables you have available, all thrown together in a big pot.  The result of this soup is ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Chilli Chocolate Cake Recipe

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:49

The Chilli Chocolate Cake recipe is a beloved recipe that has been with me for many years. I am yet to meet a person who doesn't love it. It comes out perfect every time it is made,  and is also very easy to execute.  Usually, I make just an ordinary chocolate cake but have added some fresh ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Zucchini Salad Recipe With Thai Hot Chili Dressing

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:45

Zucchini Salad with Thai Hot Chilli Dressing is a very healthy, easy & delicious recipe. The heat from the Thai dressing coupled with freshly chopped Thai basil adds to the freshness of this nutritious salad. Serve Zucchini Salad Recipe With Thai Hot Chili Dressing in the evening with a sandwich ...

Cream of Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Monday, 03 December 2012 15:19

Cream of Pumpkin Soup  recipe is simple and healthy that can be served as a healthy snack for evenings especially during the cold winter nights. This is a smooth soup which is full of flavor from the roasted pumpkins, garlic and black pepper. You can optionally add in some spices like cinnamon to ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Kathirikai Gothsu Recipe - South Indian Style Spicy and Tangy Eggplant Curry

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 17:37

Kathirikai Gothsu Recipe is a tangy gravy preparation of brinjal/eggplant that is cooked soft with the least amount of spices. Sambar powder is added which makes this recipe mouthwatering. To balance the spicy flavours we have added a little bit of jaggery as well. The Onions, curry leaves, tamarind ...

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