Chicken and Cheese Shots for a Pluviophile

  It’s raining once again.After a hot dry summer, it’s such a welcome change.Especially when you are at home watching nature’s beautiful gift through your open window,letting in the cool breeze and the fresh comforting smell of rain kissed earth.It seems to awaken all your senses and transport you into a state of calm and…

Eggplant Rollups

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Mexican Churros (fried and baked) and my Churro song

                    My Churro Song Rushing to that corner shop Giggling all the way Pushing open the glass door Breathing in the air Wafting smells of coffee and churros I remember till this day. Scrambling to catch the corner seats While some friends bring the tray. Chatting over steaming…

KFC style Popcorn Chicken – without MSG

KFC style Popcorn chicken- crisp outside and juicy inside KFC is a favorite in my home and I am sure in every chicken lover’s home too..After all who can resist the finger licking good chicken they serve at KFC. It is the world’s second largest fast food chain (first is Mc Donalds) and is known to serve…

Lollipop Chicken

Whether you are eating with kids or with friends these crunchy and juicy chicken lollipops never fail to impress. This is a Chinese and Indian fusion starter which is  very popular in Chinese restaurants in India. It was called as ‘Tree chicken’ at one restaurant and ‘Pakoda chicken’ in another. Of course like with most other dishes there…

Mini Chicken Pizza Pies

“Good things come in small packages’ This is one quote I have never fully agreed all my life,because I am a tall girl 🙂  But looks like now I can’t agree more. Well…there are exceptions to every rule 🙂 These mini pizza pies which just made way out of my oven are so irresistibly delicious….

Turon – Banana spring rolls and Jolly Jeeps

Turon or banana spring rolls is a popular Filipino dessert sold on mobile food carts which line the streets of Makati’s Central Business District. They  are fondly known as Jolly Jeeps. Jolly Jeeps were originally wooden carts started with the purpose of providing meals on wheels to the blue collar workforce (laborers, janitors, clerks and low-level employees) who…

Kataifi Chicken or What Ever!!!

Sorry for the weird title friends. but it’s not my fault. My son challenged me to do that. I will tell you what happened. Flashback:He is at a university far  away from home. Usually as in all business schools,sometimes the work load gets really hectic with too many deadlines to be met at the same…

Cheesy Chicken Pops

Cheesy chicken pops are  excellent butlered hors-d’oeuvre for a party menu. These delicious, cheese oozing bite-sized appetizers are just ideal for big parties where there is lot of mingling around and there is still time for the main course to be served. They can be prepared in advance, even a couple of days prior to the…

Orange Glazed Chicken and Fruit Skewers -Barbecue and Bonfire on the Beach

  Family outings can be real fun, especially when it is a weekend holiday by the seaside with two dozen excited people of all ages. Building sand castles, playing beach volleyball, bonfire parties, barbecuing, surfing, swimming, star gazing, day dreaming, relaxing… name it we did it ,whilst munching on the endless goodies which kept coming out…

Chicken Dim Sums

Dim sums or Momos are a delicious Cantonese snack steamed and served in bamboo steamers specially made for this purpose.Steaming is a healthy, delicious cooking method — adding no fat or grease while bringing out food’s natural flavor. I had been wanting to make steamed chicken dim sums for quite some time, but couldn’t lay…