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Chicken Dubai HomeCooked Salad

Freedom Salad and 3 months in Dubai

Freedom is such a relative word. For me, it has always come from something positive – acceptance, independence, standing on my own feet, finding my way around a new place, having friends who are as good as – if not better than – family…

May 18, 2015
HomeCooked Vegetarian

My Pantry – Earthy Mushrooms

Welcome to 'My Pantry'. I have always found that vegetables and meat don't taste bad. What matters is how they are prepared! In 'My Pantry', I will attempt to explore ingredients that are commonly used or eaten but are not very well liked by…

November 14, 2014
HomeCooked Italian Vegetarian

Roasted Bell Pepper & Basil Pizza

It's been quite a while since I've been making pizzas from scratch. I'm kinda over the pizzas you get outside, except for of course Pizza Express, which I crave and love! Dominos has a floury crust, Pizza Hut's is too oily and Smokin Joes…

September 20, 2014
HomeCooked Italian Mains Pasta

Pasta in a Mushroom Cream Sauce

Don't you love mushrooms? I love them. I love their earthiness, their squishy texture, the fact that they marry so beautifully with garlic and butter. You can make them a starter, top a bruschetta with them, use them in pastas, warm salads, with umpteen…

June 8, 2014
Fruit HomeCooked Salad

Fresh Mango and Roasted Corn Salad

Mangoes are here! As a child, every time we visited India in the summers, I was subjected to mangoes all the time. Green mangoes (kairi) with chilli powder and salt (lip smacking) or simple aamras with pooris (which soon became a staple for a…

April 17, 2013
HomeCooked

Greek Moussaka

The word Moussaka is pronounced with a lovely Greek lilt. Greek food has very strong Mediterranean influences and flavours. Unfortunately, I have only been able to taste the Greek salad (which I absolutely LOVE, especially the goat’s cheese) and Moussaka. But, the elements are very…

July 17, 2012