Domino’s style Garlic Breadsticks with Oregano seasoning

Domino’s has been my favorite pizza brand for a long long time now. It was in 1999 that I first tasted Domino’s pizza at the Times Square outlet. I still remember I was waiting with my mother-in-law in the restaurant for the pizza, while my husband was parking the car in the next block.There was…

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…

Vietnamese Rice paper Rolls – Fiesta Friday Anniversary:Week One

The count down has begun, the carpets have been laid, the invites have been sent out, preparations are on full swing, menus all planned, mise en place well organised for service, the best of silver polished and the dresses are out of the wardrobe for the biggest ever block party-              …

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 Frankies/Kathi Rolls

 Yesterday, I happened to read a real life Binjai ghost story on one of my favorite blogs Hari’s got Tales . It was about the author’s encounters with Caucasian apparitions in a small town called Binjai. It was very interesting but it spooked me no end. Of course it was posted keeping in mind the Halloween season. And…

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…

Lemon Chicken Tenders

  Chicken tenders or Chicken fingers is a very popular snack in the US. It is served in restaurants, fast food outlets, food trucks, Chinese and Asian eateries as an appetizer or a main dish. I have tried this in so many different places. Every place has its own signature style of presenting Chicken fingers. I…

Brain Fritters

  Lambs’ brains are prized in France, New Zealand and almost every Asian country.The French  fry and saute them with lemon and parsley, In New Zealand we have traditionally made fritters out of brains, . In Turkish cuisine brain is either fried or baked.Chinese often cook it in a spicy hot pot or barbecue it.In North Africa, ( as told…

Tricolor Sandwich Fritters : Happy Indian Independence Day

      July 4th was celebrated as American Independence day with  fireworks,parades,cakes,barbecues,carnivals, concerts, family reunions and ceremonies. August 15th happens to be India’s Independence day. Indians across the globe are celebrating  their 68th year of independence with joy and fervor. At midnight of 15 August, 1947, India achieved Independence.The Indian tricolor (saffron, green and white) flag was unfurled by…

Cheesy Chicken Filo Parcels

Eid Mubarak to all my friends and readers who have been fasting for the entire month and are now celebrating Eid. Eid ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Muslims fast for three main reasons : To receive God’s mercy To self reflect and remove their undesirable habits in order…