Category By Flavour Palate

Giant Bean Lasagna

What is it best thing about pizza or lasagna that you love?  Is it the cheese?  Is it the tomato-y sauce?  Is it the blend of cheese and tomato-y sauce? I discovered this delicious recipe that gives you the tastes of pizza or lasagna without the noodles or crust.  The filling is giant lima beans […]

Instant Pot Thai Chicken Curry

Do you ever have those days when you look in fridge or pantry and just need to use up the end of food items?  Well, this recipe is the result of one of those days.  I had some coconut milk left over from a previous recipe, end of a jar of natural peanut butter and […]

Za’atar Spiced Almonds

Good day, folks.  Sometimes I am just looking for that ‘something extra’….a topping for a salad, a sprinkle for hummus or a little snack in the middle of the day. Lucky me, I came across this recipe in a cookbook  called Soframiz .  These za’atar spiced almonds are savoury and spicy and have an herby flavour […]

One-Pot Pasta a la Martha Stewart

It’s summer.  It’s very hot.  I hardly want to cook, but it’s pasta night and I need something simple to make.  I found this Martha Stewart One-Pan Pasta recipe.  Really? One pan? Can this be?  One dish to clean?  I have to try this out. The recipe is very straight-forward.  The only substitution I made was […]

The Best Roasted Greek Potatoes

I had the pleasure to taste these oven roasted potatoes at my friend’s home and couldn’t believe how flavourful they were.   Her son, a wonderful cook, discovered the recipe and what a sweetie, he shared it with me.  They oven bake for almost 1 1/2 hours and are way better than French fries…they are the […]

Crab Cakes, Southern India Style

It has been two months since we woke up at sunrise to experience the fishermen bringing in their catch of the day on the Cochin shoreline of Southern India.  The majestic Chinese fishing nets already at rest for the day while the lots were auctioned off to the highest bidder. Local folk who own food […]

Mango Lassi

Namaskar and greetings, my friends. I have just returned from a glorious three week culinary tour of Southern India. A trip of a lifetime. Every morsel of food, whether a hotel meal, cooking class or street food was a taste sensation.  We had a marvelous travelling group and an amusing and informative tour guide. I […]