Homemade Pizza from Scratch 

Who doesn’t love pizza ? I am sure everyone is a high fan of pizza and most of us end up doing a take out on a Thursday because we are very lazy or just plain exhausted to cook.I used to do the same till I found that making pizza isn’t so tricky as it…

Gastronomical Journeys: Italian Pasta alla Puttanesca

Pasta alla Puttanesca simply translates to pasta in spicy red sauce which in this recipe would be my homemade Marinara.I am using baby pasta shells also known as Conchiglie in this recipe but you can chose linguine as well and make spaghetti with marinara sauce.This is an extremely simple pasta recipe that you can make…

Homemade Marinara Sauce 

Homemade sauces are always the best, they are devoid of preservative and high levels of sodium.They are super easy to make and perfect for times you have fresh fruits and veggies from th market. Here is a close up of how it looked while cooking. INGREDIENTS Fresh Tomatoes-4 Onion-1 Garlic-4 cloves Green Chilli-1 Salt- to…

Jamun Sorbet 

  Berries are a natural source of antioxidants and the Indian Black berry has so many health benefits that I thought why not make a Sorbet with this lovely tangy-sweet fruit. Berries including the Indian Black Berry(yes it’s a bit unconventional to think of recipes with jamun)also cook up into preserves and desserts of the…

Penne Rigate Pasta

  Penne Rigate with a Cheesy Twist ❤ Here’s a closer look INGREDIENTS Pasta-Gourmet Penne Rigate by Del monte  (buy here)-500g Spring Onions-3,4 Garlic-7,8 cloves Ginger-1 inch piece Tomatoes-3 red organic Green Chilli-3,4 Coriander/Parsley-a bunch Cheese-1 cup Oil-2 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil-1 tablespoon(optional for topping)   RECIPE Start by washing all your veggies because…

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Italian Classic Garlic bread is something everyone loves.Little is known about how easy it is to prepare.Perfect for when you have guests over or for children’s  party or sleepovers.This is my recipe which I have perfected by trial and error.It goes really well with any spaghetti or pasta and best when served hot with the…

THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM FOR DESSERT

Who doesn’t look Biscotti- a crunchy almond cookie.Biscotti, or twice-baked in Italian, is a finger food that goes great with morning coffee – dunked, of course. It is a very crisp snack which is dried in open air after it is cooked to give it this unique characteristic. The variations on biscotti are endless: almond…