Lunchbox Friendly

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

I had a major OMG moment recently when I had my very first bite of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. It was unlike anything I have had before – Sweet, nutty and chocolaty. Me: Sold! If you are like my pre-Reese’s self, and have not tasted one of these yet, let […]

Tava Idly - Pav bhaaji flavoured idlies

Tava Idly

JUMP TO RECIPE Tava Idly are pav bhaji flavoured idlies; it is a delicious breakfast or snack recipe. If you have some leftover idlies, this will be quite a treat to use up and make them that much more interesting. When the South Indian favourite idlies and Mumbai’s famous pav […]

Methi Jeera Rice

Methi Jeera Rice

Methi Jeera Rice (Fenugreek leaves and cumin rice) is an easy and nutritious rice-based dish. If you have leftover rice, this is especially quick to put together for lunchbox or weeknight dinners. This Methi Jeera rice is not your regular cumin rice. It’s jeera rice but better, and with the […]

Mango Berry Rice Paper Rolls

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I can’t help but think of the love affair I have with food. Gone are the days when I treated food like an answer to all my problems in the world. I have developed a healthy and special relationship with food. I have […]

Broccoli Salad with Mango-Sriracha Dressing

Sweet? Check. Savoury? Check. Tart? Check. Spicy? Hell, yes! This is the salad that has a bit of everything and sure packs a punch. Where do I begin with my love for Sriracha sauce? I drizzle this sauce on most things I eat. I was thinking of ways to incorporating […]

Pesto Stuffed Puff Pastry

I love a good snack that involves a flaky puff pastry. If it savoury, it is that much better for me. Having puff pastry in the freezer is super handy when you have to dish out some quick snack for those major cravings and when you have guests over. It […]

Easy Apple Tart

Here is my belated treat for Kitchening About’s second birthday! It has been in the works for quite a while. In fact, my sister and I planned that I should post this for the 1st birthday! But I guess, it is better late than never, right? ☺ This dish is […]

Crispy Oven-Roasted Asparagus

On my trip to Europe, I managed to squeeze a wee bit of time to watch some TV. Although many major channels there play shows in local languages (without subtitles of course!), it is not that hard to understand what they are showing. In one particular cookery show, the host […]

Indian-spiced Roasted Cauliflower with Mint Raitha

A lot of my cooking inspiration comes from the fresh food aisle in the local supermarket. There is never dearth of ideas there. Recently, neatly packed boxes of Jamie Oliver’s products caught my attention; it had raw cauliflower florets, a pack of ready-to-use-spice and mint yoghurt dip. All you have […]

Caprese Bruschetta

It is a pleasant day today and wanted something light and refreshing to eat. I was not up to some major cooking or even chopping for that matter. All I wanted to have was something quick and light. After raiding the fridge and pantry, I saw some ingredients sitting pretty. […]