Cucumber Mint Cooler

“Cooler” and “Cucumber” are words that are almost synonymous. You must have heard the saying “Cool as a Cucumber”. The saying comes from research which has shown cucumber to have immense cooling properties. It soothes your body and refreshes your mind. It is the perfect antidote to the poison of summer. Here is a drink…

Mushroom Hot and Sour Soup

If you go to an Indo-Chinese restaurant, you are bound to order a portion of Hot and Sour Soup. It is one of the most popular dishes on the menu and the best way to start your meal. Soups are the best during cold and rainy weather, and with the monsoon coming in India, this…

Baked Cajun Chicken

Crispy Chicken is my weakness…I can eat a bucket of it in one sitting….feeling a bit guilty at the end of it. So I had to come up with a crispy chicken recipe which was not deep fried. I had some extra chicken thighs in my freezer this weekend and decided to make some spiced…

Avocado Egg Breakfast Sandwich

I love filling, nutritious breakfasts that set a happy tone for the rest of the day. There are days when I love my breakfast so much that it ends up being lunch and dinner lol. Here is one of those recipes that get carried through the day. I love avocado and when they are spread…

Walnut Cake

Yes! It’s the weekend, a time when we all like to indulge in delicious food and get some much needed R&R 🙂 I wanted to post something special which will leave a lasting impression. So here is a lip-smacking, gorgeous Walnut Cake! I got the recipe from my sister, who made this as a surprise for…

Lettuce Almond Crunch Salad

My family requests that I make this salad for get-togethers. It’s crunchy and very good; everyone goes back for seconds! I prepared this on a day when I found that my refrigerator had very few ingredients remaining to cook with. So the best solution was to put a salad together and finish it all. It…

Bean Sprout Noodles

Bean Sprouts and Noodles make an amazing pair. This is your go-to recipe for a weeknight. It can feed a family of four in a matter of minutes! Good with some bbq duck on the side 🙂 Time: Prep time – 5 minutes Cook time – 15 minutes Ingredients:  Egg Noodles – 350 g or 12…

Sriracha Honey Wings

As usual, this weekend brought about the time to try some chicken wings. But there was nothing ‘usual’ about these wings. While they were baking in the oven, the aroma that filled the home made me drool. Yes, I’m a foodie, but these wings will make almost everyone drool. They are saucy and crispy on the…

Homemade Beef Burger

After moving to the US, I have tried so many types of burgers that it’s become a part of my regular diet. Most people think of burgers as unhealthy, but you can change that around based on the ingredients you use. I tried my sister’s beef burger recipe this Saturday, and it was ahhhmazing. It…

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

I make chicken wings as a snack almost every weekend! I try to make it different all the time: BBQ wings, honey glazed wings, spicy wings, buffalo wings etcetera. This week it was sweet and spicy chicken wings which filled my home with a delicious aroma and tasted so good all I heard was oooh’s…