Archive for February, 2016

Fish Casserole

Fish Casserole

I ¬†find it rather cute that the word casserole can apply to the dish in which it is cooked and also to the dish itself. The container meaning is that it is cooked in or on an oven and also used for serving. The dish meaning is that it is a stew which is slow […]

Red Chillies Mutton

Red Chillies Mutton

Ever thought of upgrading the Vitamin A in your body with chillies? Chillies are spicy, kicky, sharp, unnerving, amazing, not so amazing, interesting, red, uplifting, nerve-racking and yes nutritious. They help as migraine relievers. They help in digestion. They act as antioxidants. They reduce blood sugar levels. They improve heart health. Chillies are also entertaining. […]

Grilled Sweet Potato, Carrot, Spring Onion Salad

Grilled Sweet Potato, Carrot, Spring Onion Salad

Soak a handful of kidney beans overnight. In the morning boil them keeping a crunchy yet soft feel. I used two longish sweet potatoes, scraped them clean and peeled them. Make slanting fat pieces. Par boil them for 2 minutes or so. Do the same for one carrot. Drain out the water and rub olive […]

Peshawari Vegetable

Peshawari Vegetable

Did you know that foods eaten by denizens of ancient civilizations namely Mohenjo-daro and Harappa were a part of the umbrella cuisine called ‘Peshwari’ food? Dishes that belong to Pakistan, parts of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber area all really add up to ‘Peshawari’ cuisine.This cuisine emerges out of history, religion, geography and stories of […]

Fennel And Peppercorn Flavoured Dry Chicken

Fennel And Peppercorn Flavoured Dry Chicken

Ranadive Aunty shared this recipe. She says it is a dry chicken recipe with ‘Badishop’ which is none other than fennel. Made me think that this chicken can be cooked anytime of the year given that it is flavoured with the perennial herb, the Fennel. Indigenous to many lands especially around the Mediterranean and also […]