Butter Garlic Crab in Beer Sauce

Do you love crabs? I do. Too much !! I love beer too (crafted mostly but anything will do) and what happens when you combine both? You get what I call the manna from heaven.Garlic butter fried crab in beer sauce….

Pesto Sauce

Ingredients Basil Leaves (not holy basil.Those are more pungent in taste) Pine Nuts (or substitute with roasted peanuts) Walnuts (optional but good if you have infants @ home Parmesan Cheese (the more the merrier) Olive Oil (extra virgin) Garlic 4-5 cloves Sea Salt Pepper

Food and Fun beckons – ITC Food bloggers meet #QualityITCFoods

Was invited to the food bloggers meet on 10 Dec organized by the ITC packaged foods group. We were greeted with rows and rows of food food food. It was a glorious sight indeed. After all the stuffing the session started It was a good interaction with the ITC team explaining the premise behind their…

Making Chocolate cream biscuits at home

When u run out of choco cream biscuits,  but still have dark chocolate slabs, marie biscuits and some ideas….. Put a piece of chocolate between two biscuits. MW for 2 mins, press and freeze.  Presto  dark choco cream biscuits !!

Tastefully Yours – French Toast with Fried Sausages

I dont have much of a sweet tooth. I prefer savory over sweet anytime.  So when it comes to the usual French Toast, I steer clear of it.  My version  has the usual eggs and milk (normal not sweetened) but along with that I have also added a spice mix of cardamom, cinnamon, mace, star anise…

Quick Bites – Momos and a spicy dip

Another simple exercise in pampering your palate. Momos has always been a favorite quick meal in the east. From the Tibetans to the Chinese all have been making their own ways and calling them by different names. No matter I can end it by using Shakespeare’s quote  for my use here. A momo by any…

Sardine curry infused with Curry Leaves

Kerala and fish are almost spoken in the same breath and  this curry is a variation of  their famous fish curry (meen puli). I love curry leaves and use it in almost all the things Indian that I make. I made it using the following ingredients in the LIST and yes, as usual the measurements I…

Prawns Fried in butter and garlic with Bhut Jalokia Sauce

I recently got a batch of Bhut Jalokia (Ghost peppers) from Manipur thanks to a friend. With a Scoville  Scale close to 1.5 million, it ranks third among the hottest peppers in the world according to the Guiness  Records.  I am not trying to scare you with the heat unit but just to appreciate what…