Archive for the category ‘Recipe’

May 12

Mushroom Pate

1 packet of mushrooms washed and roughly cut into chunky pieces 1 big carrot peeled and grated 1 clove of garlic finely chopped 2-3 dried red chillies (optional) A small quantity of any left over veggie you want to add 🙂 … I used a small zucchini piece that was waiting it’s turn in the […]

May 1

Tofu Dip

A really quick and easy dip… 1 packet tofu (100 gms) roughly cut into small pieces, use cold tofu from the fridge 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons of Soya Sauce 1 tablespoon of Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon of Dhania Jeera powder 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste Juice of […]

Mar 21

Dhansakh

No blog by a parsi who loves to cook (and eat) will ever be complete without his recipe of Dhansakh! 🙂 And since today is Parsi New Year, here is a fantastic recipe for all of you… cook and enjoy with friends, family and loved ones! 🙂 A quintessential Parsi speciality! Made for lazy Sunday […]

Mar 19

Lasagna

Its pronounced Lazanya, please dont ask me why its spelled that way, i just know how to cook it 🙂 Lasagna is basically flat pasta which is sandwiched with red and/or white sauce and various veggies. Click for the recipe for white sauce. For the Red Sauce: Chop 10 medium sized tomatoes. In a heavy […]

Feb 12

Pasta Primavera in a Red Sauce

You can use any type of pasta for this meal. I prefer spaghetti (long thin pasta) or penne (short fat tubes) Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package and set aside. Chop into medium sized chunky pieces 1 big brocolli, a small handful of french beans, 5-8 asparagus Thinly slice 1 medium […]

Feb 11

Cooking Pasta

Spaghetti, penne, fettuccine, etc are all classified under pasta and are mostly just different shapes… A surprising number of people i know do really terrible things to pasta… They overcook it, sometimes even pressure cook it! Here is the way i love to make my pasta, it doesn’t matter which one i am using, more […]

Feb 4

Nutrella Nuggets with Pineapples

For all you people wanting an Indian recipe … here it is! No cheese, no cream, no olive oil either 🙂 It’s very tasty, and bcoz of the pineapple in it has an utterly unique flavour 🙂 1 packet of nutrella (soya) nuggets boiled for 15-20 minutes with salt. Drain away the water and squeeze […]

Jan 30

Creamy Spaghetti with stir fried Veggies

A pasta recipe inspired by Brian, one of the quickest, tastiest cooks i have had the pleasure to whip up stuff with … Yesterday was Bansal’s Birthday and i was quite limited by the ingredients available to cook something up, so i remembered one of Brian’s creations and made this recipe up… instead of the […]

Jan 8

Cream of Broccoli Soup

A really quick and utterly delicious soup! 1 Big broccoli cut into medium pieces and a small part of it cut into small pieces for the topping Olive Oil (i prefer extra virgin, cold pressed) 10-12 (fresh) Basil Leaves a small packet of fresh cream (about 100 gms or so) 2 pieces of garlic crushed […]

Jan 2

Fresh Fruit Bake

For the first recipe of 2009, here is a delicious, crunchy, chewy, quick and absolutely easy dessert! Put your oven to pre heat at 220 deg C. Wash and cut 2 juicy, ripe apples into medium sized chunks into a big bowl… discard core and seeds. Chop 2 medium sized bananas and about 3/4th of […]

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