Dinner recipes, International Recipes, Pasta

POTATO GNOCCHI

Potato Gnocchi is an Italian delightful pasta. Loaded with Italian herbs and sauce of our choice it is an awesome treat for your taste buds. The potato dumplings are of pillowy texture and fried to perfection with tasty sauces.The cheese adds a nice twist and improves the taste. With available ingredients a little muscle of yours to work you can create a wonderful recipe. I have made this with white sauce, but can try with tomato or pesto sauce as well. This can grace any occasion and will be the star attraction in your menu, if you are throwing a…

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Dinner recipes, International Recipes, Pasta

SPAGHETTI WITH WALNUT PESTO SAUCE

Spaghetti is a favourite food of my daughter. She loves any variety I make and does not complain a bit about this. Pesto Sauce is usually made with basil leaves but I have used coriander leaves. Similarly there are a lot of variation in the usage of nuts, some use almonds, some pine nuts and some use peanuts as well. It is necessary to get the crunch along with the fresh bite of greens and that would be enough to make his recipe an instant success with all. The sauce is luxurious with a velvety finish. The crunch of walnuts…

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International Recipes, Potato Recipes

MASHED POTATOES

Mashed Potatoes is an American recipe which is very predominantly used in their cuisine.It is very easy to make and this recipe is made by my dear daughter who loves to make international recipes.I am a bit conditional and do thigs all by myself in cooking,but this was an exeption.Since it is easy and quick to make and one of her favourite recipes,she chose to make this one.She has helped me in many occasions,be it chopping the veggies,preparing a dish,selecting dishes or plates for photography including props.This one is her own recipe and made by her.I am so proud of…

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Dip, International Recipes

HOMEMADE HUMMUS

It was for a long time that I wanted to post this Hummus recipe.Hummus is an egyptian dip or spread made from chickpeas,tahini,garlic and spices.It is an ancient food dip made in olden times dating back to many years and it has its own variations.I wanted to post it with a little homemade style recipe and was somewhat successful too since daughter dear raised her thumbs up.I also learnt that it is made in some countries like Lebanon,Morocco etc.Did you people know that there is one annual event celebrated on third Thursday every year?Sounds really intresting to me.This protein filled…

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International Recipes, Pasta, Tiffin

PENNE ARRABIATA/PASTA RECIPES/KIDS RECIPES

Penne Arrabiata is a favourite recipe of my daughter and she will eat this at anytime of the day.I try out various pasta recipes and this one was made long back and was lying in my draft.All kids are fond of pasta and the sauces that they are made with.Pasta sauce is a homemade one with which I have made penne arrabiata.When you have this sauce made this in advance,then things become much easier.I made this for dinner and was enjoyed by all.Here goes the easy and yum yum recipe of Penne Arrabiata.

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Breakfast Recipes, International Recipes

STRAWBERRY PANCAKE

It is a very favourite fruit of my daughter,this strawberry.I had a box full of them last month,simply overflowing in the fridge.So after eating them as a whole and some made into juice,i was left with a few more.As i was wondering what to do with the remaining strawberries,i came across this recipe from an old book lying in the cupboard.It was not very time consuming i could make that for a breakfast last week.I have already a pancake recipe in my blog,this one is a bit different,so wanted to try out immediately.So these holidays,plan your meals in advance and…

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International Recipes, Kids Recipes, Snacks

ROSEMARY CORN VEG DELIGHT

Not long back from Nilgiris i bought a pack of dried rosemary. I was not sure what i could make with otherwise uncommon herb in my kitchen, but when my daughter ordered a particular continental cuisine in a nearby restuarant she liked the aroma and the taste of the dish which contained this flavourful herb called rosemary.So i did a simple curry like thing which can be used as a tortilla wrap,roti rolls or can be simply eaten as well.Rosemary is not an indian herb,but it is widely used in the italian cuisine.They have a slightly bitter and astringent taste.The…

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Breakfast Recipes, International Recipes

BANANA CHOCO BUTTERSCOTCH CHIPS PANCAKE/KIDS RECIPES

The name may look big and lengthy for this yummy kid friendly recipe but surely the proceedure is not.I have always wanted to post some pancake recipes here in the blog,i do make them for my daughter but somehow couldn’t do so.But when we went grocery shopping at the nearby Nilgiri Store couldn’t resist buying the choco chips and butter scotch chips.I wanted to bake some cookies which i did,but with the remaining small quantity was simply left out.Daughter dear gave me the idea of simply top the pancakes with the chips and the outcome was a hit.I also plan…

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