Tag: Summer

Crunchy salad with Spicy Herbed Breadcrumbs

This flavourful salad is a combination of fresh and juicy vegetables topped with spicy herbed breadcrumbs. It is an improvised version of the panzanella salad; stale bread or any bread along with tomatoes and other vegetables go into the making of the panzanella salad. Instead of using rustic bread varieties, […]

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 […]

Watermelon Lemonade

The winter has officially begun in Australia, and I am missing the warm weather terribly. As I reminisce about the bright, summer days on a cold, rainy day, I bring to you watermelon lemonade. This cold drink is just what you need to beat the heat. With the sweet melon […]

Garden Veg Salad

This has to be one of the easiest salads to make; it is a no-fuss salad that can be made with whatever ingredients you have in stock. Another reason why this salad gets a big thumbs up is because it tastes great with just about any dressing. I have used […]

Spicy Mango Shots

Mangoes are a very versatile fruit. Savoury or sweet, juice or salads, they work very well. It is called it the โ€˜King of Fruitsโ€™ for a reason. This spicy mango shots is a hot and sweet reminder of the summer that is fast approaching in many parts of the world. […]

Two-melon Juice

Two-melon Juice The Aussie summer has ended, and I am holding on to every last summer fruit that is available in the market. A dear friend and fellow food blogger, Dhanya Samuel has always been suggesting that I try champagne watermelon, which seemed very elusive. Recently, the yellow-coloured melon caught […]

Watermelon Gazpacho

The red juicy watermelon has gone into the blender with complementing ingredients to make this cold, savoury soup that is a perfect soother for hot, sunny days. Tips: Use fresh red chillies or jalapeno depending on your threshold for spiciness. Add yellow or capsicum for more body in the soup.

Gazpacho

A cold soup on a warm day is as comforting as a hot cup of soup on a cold, rainy day. Gazpacho is a simple Spanish soup that is small on effort but big on flavours. There are several versions of this classic Spanish soup, here is mine. Note: Many […]

Greek Salad on a Stick

Looking for a party menu that is healthy and tasty? Or do you want to get your children to eat vegetables? Here is a fun way to make salads more appealing whether it is for your party or children. Not only is it easy to make, it also is a […]

Ragi Koozhu (Finger Millet Porridge)

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. […]