Chickenless Drumsticks- Food for thought

Good food doesn’t always have to have meat in it. If you are considering giving your chicken loving family a small break from meats,then illusion food is the right way to get them to fall in love with their veggies.  I was toying with the idea of creating an  illusion dish which would not only…

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

  My dear friends and readers, your friendly food blog is finally on Facebook. All of you have been a huge support to me and have encouraged me with your likes and kind comments.I want to thank each and everyone for that. Please continue with your motivation by joining me on Facebook. Please join me…

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….

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…

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…

My visit to the Food and Bakery business event

Last weekend, I had the chance to visit a Food and bakery business event. It provided an opportunity to the industry suppliers to interact, network and do business with Restaurants, Bakers and Caterers.Visitors to the show included Restaurant and bakery owners,Chefs, Food and grocery retailers, Bread and Biscuit Manufacturers,Food Connoisseurs, “Food writers and Bloggers”.  I clicked…