Tag: Easy Recipes

Rich Tomato Soup (Pressure cooker recipe)

The good old tomato soup has to be one of the most loved dishes across the globe. This classic soup is one of my favourites; I love the simplicity and the splendid taste of the soup. This soup is versatile and can be made in so many different ways. It […]

Pan-grilled Vegetable Salad

This has to be one of the tastiest salads ever. Rendering taste to this rustic dish are grilled vegetables, fruity olive oil, zesty lemon and fresh herbs. The marinated vegetables are pan-grilled, and have a smoky flavour that works very well with the tangy dressing and salty feta. To make […]

Grilled Watermelon Salad

It is amazing what you can do with watermelons. Sweet, savoury or juiced, the tasty melon never disappoints. With the onset of spring here in Australia, the markets are stocking up on juicy, red watermelons. The fresh and sweet fruit is a personal favourite, and it is no wonder that […]

Corn and Peas Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Cauliflower ‘rice’ has been favoured by those on a grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb diet, and the Paleo community. Ever since I heard about it, I’ve been waiting to try this ‘rice’; after much research I realised it was easy peasy and incredibly tasty. When grated/put through the chopper, the cauliflower florets […]

Veg Chutney Sandwich

When in Chennai, a trip to Egmore and the street-side sandwich stalls have become a sort of ritual. Can you blame me though? This sandwich habit was one I picked up back in the day, when I was a reporter and these tiny sandwich stalls would be lifesavers to grab […]

Spinach, Leek and Mushroom Soup

This is a tasty soup combining three very nutritious veggies. Rich in iron, folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, minerals, this soup is a great way to include greens in your diet. This fortified soup is ideal for weight watchers and those looking to make a healthy addition to their diet. […]

Baked Beans Masala

The English breakfast regular comes in an Indian avatar. The baked beans besides being super tasty, is a nutritious addition to your meal. It is low in carbs, high in protein and fibre. Quick and easy-to-make, this masala tastes great with breads, rice, pasta or just simply as a mid-meal […]

Warm Mediterranean Salad with Halloumi

This is a Mediterranean-style salad that is served with warm vegetables and toasted halloumi cheese. This variety of cheese originated in Cyprus and features in Middle Eastern, Greek and Cypriot cuisines. If you have not already tasted halloumi, it tastes very similar to paneer (Indian cottage cheese). With a simple […]

Indian-spiced Grilled Apples & Pineapples

Are you feeding a crowd this holiday season or just simply looking for a tasty solution to consume fruits? How about some spiced-coated and grilled apple & pineapples? Tips: While placing the fruits in the skewer, you could alternate between pineapple and apple pieces in each skewer. Sprinkle a little […]

Moroccan Carrot & Beet Salad

How about a festive looking and great tasting salad for your holiday party table? This crunchy salad is super simple to put together. Rendering the aroma and flavour to it are ground cinnamon, cumin and coriander seeds. Tips: You could introduce a little sweetness in the salad and raisins or […]

Jeera Garlic Rice

Jeera rice is a popular Indian and Pakistani rice preparation that is quick to make and goes well with curries and dal varieties. I’ve taken this simple rice preparation up a notch and included garlic for additional flavour. As you take a mouthful of this rice, you will relish the […]