Gastronomical Journeys : Hummus 101

A healthy creamy and delicious dip from the Middle East that is joining the health revolution after Kale Quinoa and Beets.Traditionally eaten with pita and falafel this superfoods now is preferred on the side of chips crisps breads.Hummus has gained a lot of popularity in the west and now is available all over the world.

Rose Petal Jam

This is a Venetian Jam recipe from the 1898 where Monks prepare this jam old style even now.The monks on the Venetian Islan of San Lazzaro,Italy are known not only for their roses but also this very famous rose jam.The recipe is adapted of course from Artusi’s 1891 cookbook.  To know more about the story…

Chinese Stir Fried Veggies with Rice

Yes we should at more of the real food, the one that is not canned or available in shelves or advertised heavily.In this recipe of stir fried veggies with sticky rice I am completely skipping any artificial sauces,preservatives or tasting agents.Its a light fulfilling meal and must be enjoyed such.Stir fried veggies should be cooked…

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries are a great source of anti-oxidants, and what better than making a homemade cranberry sauce.Its perfect for toppings on pancakes, ice-creams,pie-fillings,frosting your cakes,filling your beignets(see recipe here),donuts.The sauce needs to be a slight bit of tangy and sweet to give you that much needed punch to spruce up everyday meals.Let’s go over to the rest of the post to learn how to make this simple and yummy cranberry sauce

Homemade Salsa Recipe

One of the most popular dish in Mexican cuisine and goes well with the Indian taste buds because the Mexican spice palette is very similar to Indian.There are tons of variants for this recipe, there is salsa verde, tomato salsa,jalapeños salsa

Blueberry Sauce

Blueberries are a top source of anti-oxidants and taste absolutely great when easting raw or in compotes,jams,pies or cakes.You can even add them to your milkshakes/smoothies , top them on your pancakes,crepes.Usually I have seen a lot of people buy berry preserves from stores but I prefer making them on my own.Its very simple and…

Green Chilli Pickle

Green Chilli Pickle is my favourite and it tastes great with stuffed parathas, matris(indian snacks),rice,biryani what ever you like. INGREDIENTS Green Chilli-1 cup Coriander Seeds-2 teaspoons Cumin Seeds-1 teaspoon Fennel Seeds-1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds-1 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds-1/2 teaspoon Nigella Seeds-3/4 teaspoon Asafoetida-1/2 teaspoon Dry Mango Powder-1 teaspoon Mustard Oil-100ml Salt-2 teaspoons Dry Red Chilli-1(optional) RECIPE…

JALAPENO PICKLES

Everyone loves pickles, especially jalapeños.They are a rich source of Vitamin C and give the much required sour and acidic flavour to the bread. No need to run down to the store to buy pickles next time.Try this simple and easy pickle recipe at home and enjoy unlimited supply of toppings to spice up your…

Star Fruit Preserves

Star fruit a tropical fruit, also known as a carambola, is famous for containing a boatload of antioxidants, potassium, vitamin C, and fiber. Another bonus: Unlike many fruits, star fruit, popular in Thailand, is low in sugar.Here is a simple quick recipe of this exotic fruit. Snippet INGREDIENTS Star Fruit-2,3 Ginger-1/2 inch piece Lime-1 Cinnamon-1/2…

Guacamole~Creamy Mexican Dip

Guacamole -Avocado Based Mexican Dip ❤ Who doesn’t love this Mexican dip, have it with cheese crackers, quesadillas, tortilla chips or anything Mexican. Spread Guacamole on a paratha and let it zing up your boring meal.Its very simple to prepare and can be done within 10min INGREDIENTS Ripe Avocados-1 Onion-1(minced into paste) Green Chilli-1 Lemon…