The Most Delicious Lasagna Recipe

From Scratch… I’ve been thinking of including this family and friends’ favorite dish (and mine too!), lasagna recipe on the blog for a long long time.  I can only attribute the extensive delay to general inertia (how many times do I remind people of that? :D) and to my personal confusion related to quantifying how…

Easy-Peasy Crowd Pleaser Butter Chicken

Making butter chicken at home is not as difficult as it may seem. With a few key ingredients, you can make a winning dish, that’s ideal for entertaining.

Veggie Alert: Roasted eggplant & mushrooms

My dear vegetarian friends, I have not forsaken you! I’m often stumped by how to make non-meat meals taste good, but when I discover one, it’s like striking gold. This roasted eggplant recipe is a great way to toss up a weekday dinner that is not only healthy but very tasty as well. I started…

Reshmi Kebab – Silken Kebabs

  Yes, I know I’ve been a little missing in action. I hope you missed me. I’ll try to make it up to you with the next recipe. How about a time-honored succulent Mughlai treat to warm the cool winter days? I’m talking about our very own silken kebabs: Reshmi Kebab. They get their name…

Madraasi Khatti Daal – (Sour Lentil Soup a la Madras?)

So while I was in college in sunny ‘ol So Cal (sigh, I miss SoCal) away from family, well my sister lived over an hour away so away for most of the week at least, I would often find myself spending weekends or evenings at a friend’s place. My friend Reshma was married and didn’t…

Savory Tomato Feta Mini Tarts

I believe the time has come again to make a savory post, or two or more. I know I was under the radar during Ramadan, when some of you must have wondered what tasty eatables I could suggest for Iftar (or so I hope). The truth is, I am an essentially lazy person who experiences…

Souper Soupe à l’oignon – French Onion Soup

  Baby, it’s cold outside!.. and the oven is not as cooperative because of gas load shedding issues. I’m abstaining from baking until the situation improves or else I will lose my mind. Something that requires an hour to bake ends up remaining in the oven for 2 hours or more, and I am not…

Step Aside Colonel – Crispy Fried Chicken

  When I started this blog, I had decided that I would share both sweet and savory recipes, despite the obvious dessert-like name. You’re cool with that, right? Anyway, over the weekend I made some pretty bomb crispy fried chicken, good enough to put your local fried chicken franchise to shame. I say this because…