Stuffed Aubergines – Simple Vegan Home Food

One fine Monday, I decided to go Vegan. I have been cooking and posting so many non-veg dishes of late that I had to remind myself and my folks back home that we belonged to an omnivorous family. Please note that I didn’t say ‘turn’ vegan, I just said ‘go’ vegan…that should be for about a week…

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…

Cookies ‘n Fruits – No cook quick dessert

Fixing a dessert can’t get any simpler. You just need to have some basic ingredients in your pantry. Toss them up together,leave in the freezer for less than an hour…lo and behold! you have a delicious dessert ready to be served. You can make this in advance ,spoon it in individual cups, cover with plastic cling…

Barbecue Chicken in a pan – Calorie hacking and time hacking

There are some times in a year (or maybe a month)when you have been partying hard. Parties mean friends,food,drinks,feasting and mindless eating. And however hard you try sometimes it becomes really difficult to say ‘no’ to a friend who has been sweating it out in the kitchen whole day and excitedly dishes out his/her delicacy for you to…

Chinese style Potato – sweet spicy and sticky

Potato is one food which has found its place in practically every cuisine across the planet. Whether it is the Spanish Tortilla Espanola, European Latkes, Indian Aloo Gobi, Italian Gnocchi, Canadian Poutine, Irish Shepherd pie or the ever so popular French fries, I have found potatoes enjoying their indisputable place in so many different menus . But…

Disney Pineapple pastry cake – Beam ’em all up Scotty

Hark! All Ye Netizens!!  No more Windows Eating (as in window shopping ) or Wishful ogling,drooling and sighing at all the delicious food pics on the net. Years and years of drooling at the tempting displays of mouth watering goodies on the Windows (read computer screens) can soon come to an end. Because ‘Scotty ‘ is…

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-              …

Grilled Chicken Salad- Lebanese Fattoush

When you have been partying hard during the festive season and you have literally lost count of the calories, a fresh and healthy salad brunch comes as a life savior. Fattoush is a Lebanese peasant salad made with fresh vegetables, greens, crispy toasted pita bread and a flavorful sweet and tangy vinaigrette dressing made of…

Rose Swirl Cake : Aromas and flavors is One today

              Aromas and Flavours is one year old today. It was a beautiful journey watching it grow with time. On the way, I made many friends, tried my hand at different recipes which I would never have imagined trying, learnt so many things from fellow bloggers,collected some fun awards, visited and…