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

Parmesan And Fresh Herbs Savoury Scones Recipe

Sunday, 04 October 2015 00:28

Parmesan And Fresh Herbs Savoury Scones is a delicious tea-time snack and a great accompaniment to a steaming cup of coffee. Scones come in savory and sweet variants, and traditionally make a good addition to breakfast spreads as well. Make them ahead and store in an airtight container, they keep ...

Lemon Poppy Seeds Pancakes recipe

Thursday, 17 September 2015 00:44

Lemon Poppy Seeds Pancakes is yet another sweet treat for your morning breakfast options. The soft spongy bed of pancakes drizzled with warm maple syrup with freshly cut fruit on side make for a delicious, not to mention healthy, start to the day. Pancakes can be made easily with very few basic ingredients, ...

Habshi Halwa Recipe

Friday, 11 September 2015 07:23

Habshi Halwa is a milk halwa that is made by curdling, sweetening and flavoring milk. It is a slightly tedious task to cook the halwa as it takes long to get it to the right consistency. But it is worth the effort because it brings together the best of milk solids, ghee and nuts, into a right Indian ...

Bavarian Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Sunday, 06 September 2015 00:59

Bavarian Mushroom Sauce Recipe is a quick and easy sauce that is creamy, made with very few ingredients that are likely already available in your pantry. A perfect blended taste of mushroom, it serves as a spreadable sauce or condiment too. It makes a delicious side or accompaniment for buttermilk ...

Baked Potato & Peas Samosa with Phyllo Pastry Recipe

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 00:50

Baked Peas Samosa with Phyllo Dough is a different take on the much-loved Indian snack -- Samosas. Generally samosas are deep fried, but this is a baked version that uses phyllo dough. They are quick to make and make an easy snack for tea time parties, or any other large parties. Since these samosas ...

Rye Breakfast Sandwich with Cucumber and Eggs Recipe

Monday, 31 August 2015 00:58

The Rye Breakfast Sandwich With Cucumber And Eggs is a simple sandwich made with boiled eggs, cream cheese and fresh cucumber that can be enjoyed for breakfast or as a tea time snack. It is a healthy and filling dish given the protein and healthy fats present in eggs, and the nutrition in rye bread. ...

Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe

Saturday, 29 August 2015 06:51

Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe is a delicious twist on this popular tea-time snack - samosas. Traditionally, samosas are made with a potato filling but this variation uses minced mushrooms, paneer and soya chunks. With right amount of spices these deep fried samosas make the perfect accompaniment ...

Quinoa Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:10

Quinoa Chocolate Cookies Recipe is an excellent way of adding quinoa to your children's diet. Cookies make great kid-friendly snacks and these cookies include healthy ingredients with a deeper flavor of coconut. The come together easily, are baked quickly and can be stored at room temperature for weeks, ...

Published in Cookie Recipes

Couscous Salad With Cucumber And Feta Cheese Recipe

Friday, 31 July 2015 07:42

Couscous Salad With Cucumber And Feta Cheese is a refreshing salad that uses the popular North African grain called couscous. It is made of tiny granules of semolina flour or durum wheat, making it a healthier choice of carbs. This wholesome, cold salad combines the sweet tones of couscous, cucumbers ...

Published in Salads

Quinoa Vegetable Khichdi/ Upma Recipe

Thursday, 30 July 2015 06:12

Quinoa Vegetable Khichdi Recipe is a hearty preparation of quinoa, vegetables and spices, cooked together in a single pot. Quinoa has gained the reputation of being a superfood, and is popularly used as a substitute for rice, which is exactly what this recipe does. By cooking it in a South Indian style, ...

Puffed Rice Upma Recipe (Murmura Upma)

Sunday, 26 July 2015 08:05

The Puffed Rice Upma Recipe (Murmura Upma) makes a quick and easy breakfast for those busy weekday morning. Puffed rice is a type of grain made from rice, commonly used as a breakfast cereal or snack foods, and served as a popular street food in India in the form of Bhel Puri. And this is a twist ...

Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt Recipe

Sunday, 26 July 2015 03:36

Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt Recipe is an interesting combination of typical chaat flavours, combined with protein-rich peanuts. Spiced with a flavoured yogurt it is a perfect option for a cold salad or appetizer for you’re a chaat party. The peanuts are earthy and aromatic from being boiled, combined ...

Avocado, Grapefruit And Walnut Salad Recipe

Saturday, 25 July 2015 08:00

Avocado, Grapefruit And Walnut Salad is a refreshing combination that combines sour and sweet tastes, beautifully. The added crunch of walnuts makes this salad even more flavorful and versatile. This salad is hearty enough to be had in a large serving as the main part of a meal or can be had as an appetizer. ...

Published in Salads

Red Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe

Thursday, 23 July 2015 00:15

The Red Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe is a light and fresh cocktail prepared using wine, fresh fruit and some sweetener. The alcohol and flavor of the cocktail depends completely on the ingredients used. This is a popular drink served very commonly in Spain and Portugal. Play with flavors and variety ...

Published in Cocktail Recipes

Fried Artichokes Recipe Flavored With Lemon & Ginger

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 10:50

The Fried Artichokes Flavoured is a perfect recipe that you can savour for the monsoons, that's flavoured with lemon & ginger. Artichokes is a plant from which the flower part is edible and used widely in many recipes. They have a blend of sweet and nutty taste that serves well in any kind of recipe. Serve ...

Published in World Appetizers

Vietnamese Vegetarian Spring Rolls Recipe With Mushrooms & Vegetables

Sunday, 19 July 2015 10:53

Vietnamese Vegetarian Spring Rolls With Mushrooms & Vegetables is a non-fried spring roll recipe which is a healthy entrée meal that can be served with your favorite sauce on the side. Restaurants serve this dish with Sweet Fish sauce in the side but we can serve with regular soya sauce to chili ...

Published in World Appetizers

Watermelon Panzanella Salad Recipe

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 00:36

Panzanella is a famous Italian salad with bread, tomatoes, greens and olive oil. Watermelon Panzanella Salad Recipe is a popular twist to the summer salad when watermelons are in full season. It has a perfect blend of sweet and crispness with the right salad dressing making it a fantastic party ...

Published in Salads

Black Eyed Bean And Lemon Bruschetta Recipe

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 00:53

Black Eyed Bean And Lemon Bruschetta is a protein packed flavorful recipe of bruschetta. Black Eyed Beans has a soft and nutty taste once cooked. The addition of lemon and herbs along with the beans, makes a refreshing summer topping for the bruschetta.  Serve Black Eyed Bean and Lemon Bruschetta ...

Published in World Appetizers

Roasted Vegetable Flan Recipe In Herbed Sauce

Monday, 13 July 2015 00:50

Roasted Vegetable Flan Recipe is a savory pastry made using roasted vegetables vegetables. Flans are usually soft and fluffy and most often served as a dessert. Savory flans are healthy as they are packed with vitamins and minerals from vegetables and proteins from the eggs making them a perfect recipe ...

Apple And Ginger Cocktail Recipe

Sunday, 12 July 2015 10:35

Apple And Ginger Cocktail is a refreshing drink that combines the crisp flavours of apple cider with the earthy tones of ginger. The bold apple cider is perfectly complemented by the punch of ginger. Serve Apple And Ginger Cocktail with an Indo-Chinese or Asian meal. You can also make this cocktail ...

Published in Cocktail Recipes

Stir Fried Honey Parsnip Recipe With Herbs

Thursday, 09 July 2015 05:08

Stir Fried Honey Parsnip Recipe With Herbs is a one dish you will make over and over again. Parsnips are root vegetables like carrot and radish. They are sweeter when matured and perfect for roasting or eating raw in salad. This recipe of parsnips is a combination of sweet and nutty stir fry. Parsnips ...

Published in World Appetizers

Sweet Potato Gnocchi Recipe With Garlic And Herb Butter

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 00:35

Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Garlic And Herb Butter includes the sweetness of sweet potato coated in the strong flavor of garlic butter to intensify the herb flavors and settle the sweetness. It is a great one dish dinner recipe ideas and also can be made for the dinner part main course as well. Gnocchi ...

Spinach And Ricotta Dumplings Recipe In Cheese Sauce

Saturday, 04 July 2015 00:35

Spinach And Ricotta Dumplings Recipe In Cheese Sauce is a perfect casserole recipe that can be prepared for easily for the dinner parties or family get togethers. The cheese sauce is a blend of flavors from Parmesan cheese and milk. The spinach and ricotta balls are soft and flavorful that melts ...

Herb & Cheese Mushroom Omelette Recipe

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 00:35

Herb & Cheese Mushroom Omelette is a wholesome and fulfilling breakfast recipe. Mushrooms are packed with nutrients and eggs together make a perfect protein intake for the breakfast. The filling can be prepared ahead and stored in the fridge, next morning simply prepare the omelette and stuff it ...

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