Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa & Chicken and some childhood memories

Bell Pepper is one gorgeous vegetable, I can’t keep myself from adding to the shopping cart every week. Their glossy skins and vibrant hues instantly jazz up any ordinary looking dish.Beauty of bell peppers is not just skin deep as they are a store house of vitamins and anti-oxidants.They are known to improve eye health,…

Smoked and Stuffed Quail

Quails are small game birds grown commercially for their meat and eggs.They have lean,meaty flesh with a delicate flavor and require very less cooking time. There are 4 steps to this recipe. Smoking Marinating Stuffing Roasting I have smoked the quail with lemon tea,demerara sugar and basmati rice before roasting it in the oven. It…

BabyCorn Chicken with Steamed Rice – Beat the Winter Chills

Winter is round the corner and soon it will be time when the dipping temperature and the biting winds want you to reach home early, stoke up your hearth, eat something comforting and snuggle into the warmth of your bed. This recipe of baby corn and chicken which I put together is one heart warming dish you and…

Dum ka Murgh

    Dum ka murg is a traditional dish from Hyderabad-the royal land of Nizams. Hyderabad fondly known as the ‘Pearl City’ is an enchanting land of heritage monuments,forts,palaces, lakes, museums, gardens, software parks and more importantly a delectable cuisine fit for the kings. The once princely state was a kingdom of the wealthy and…

Keema Fried Rice – Convenient Convertible

In this age of convertible cars,convertible bonds,tablets and convertible laptops, how convenient wouldn’t it be if we can convert some leftovers from the fridge into a delicious box lunch. Keema fried rice is one such quick fix dish (try saying quick fix dish quickly 😉  ) I used to pack for my kids,when they were…

Thai chicken curry – From the Land of Smiles

Thailand – the Land of Smiles, of ever cheerful faces,of positive,generous,helpful,friendly and happy people. It is famously said that it is one place where even the immigration officials have a broad smile on their faces. Thailand ranks among the top 50 happiest countries in the world. One of the reasons according to them is the delectably…

Portugese-style Piri Piri chicken with my own Musk melon dip

Piri Piri in Swahili means Pepper Pepper. It is an African bird’s eye chilli which is very hot. Piri-Piri chicken has its roots both in Africa as well as in Portugal. The amount of chili used in the dish can be increased or decreased to suit one’s own palate, depending on how hot you want…

Hummus with Spinach and Olive(s)- A New Menu for Popeye?

  Popeye- the sailor man with the spinach can is a memorable character from our childhood.Most of us have grown up reading Popeye comics and later on watching Popeye cartoons on the television. The plot revolved around the fight between Popeye a sailor and Bluto his navy buddy turned arch rival to win the love of…

Chicken and Corn Casserole with mac ‘n cheese

  When the temperature is dipping and the freezing cold keeps you locked at home, what you need is the warmth of your ‘hearth’ to warm up  your ‘hearts’ 💕 ……..  Lol   😝 Did I just say that! ? Can’t believe I am coming up with funny prefaces for a food post 😀 ….

Coconut Chicken fry

I remember as a young child, my grand mom used to live in a little town and we used to visit her in our summer vacations. She was a very sweet lady, like most grand mothers are and I really used to look forward to those yearly visits. In those days, the only way to…