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…

Panna Cotta with an Indian Twist

Dry fruit paste and betel leaf and supari (Arecanut) flavoured Panna Cotta @ home with a red wine sprinkle 1. Spray the ramekins (fancy word eh? I prefer the term katora) with cooking spray, then use a napkin to wipe out excess. 2. Sprinkle the powdered gelatin evenly over the milk.  It softens in about…

Zing on the Tongue…..Grilled Lamb Steak on a fresh Cucumber and Coriander bed

A fresh and zingy dish the ingredients are all fresh and the flavor of the salad bed can add a real zing to the taste palate. Ingredients 1. Cucumber, 2. Coriander leaves 3. Lamb steak 4. Spices (My spice mix of star anise, cinnamon, cardamom,mace and nutmeg) 5. Paprika, chilly flakes, oregano powder, ginger garlic…

Yummy……… Orange Cake Dessert with a cheese topping

One of the easiest desserts to make, all ingredients are easily available and the instructions are easy to follow too. Ingredients Orange cake slices (The more the merrier and depending on how much u plan to make…..No I did not make it of course 😀  ) Cream cheese  Eggs (3) (Separate the white and the…

Waffles and Dark Chocolate Sauce

Tried waffles with my new waffle maker. The batter is quite simple to make two eggs two cups flour 1 table spoon sugar 1 tea spoon baking powder 1 3/4 cups milk   Beat the eggs and sugar till they are light and fluffy. Mix the dry stuffs together. Add the milk to the egg…

Shakshuka

Believed to be originated from Tunisia or North Africa, Shakshuka is a popular breakfast in quite a few places including Israel, Morocco to name a few. However I think it can be had anytime for breakfast, lunch or supper. I came across this and when I heard it first time I thought the person sneezed…

Coorgi Pandi (Pork) Curry

  Ingredients Pork (I leaned more towards lean 😀 with a little fat) Salt to taste Pepper to taste Turmeric Onions (around 3-4) Garlic pods Oil Ginger Coriander Powder Chili powder Lime, kachampuli or vinegar Let the preparations begin…………. Make a paste of onion, ginger and garlic. I usually dry roast the spices in one of…

Baby Potatoes in a tangy sauce

A very easy recipe that doesn’t take much time at all.  I don’t really use measurement so I leave it to your choice 🙂 What I did was half boil the potatoes in salt water so they are not all squishy squashy (abt 3-4 whistles in a small cooker). Keep that aside… Make a paste…

Eggs, bacon and hollandaise sauce

This folks is my first post of my first food blog.  I have a blog called Throo Da Looking Glass and this is an off shoot of that focusing only on my culinary experiments as well reviews on restaurants. Take a skillet, fry the bacon until both of you go crazy and the bacon gets…

Yours Tastefully

This requires very less olive oil since the sausages have their own oil.  Put in onions, garlic, ginger, a little cayenne pepper, some origano, dried herbs, a little salt to release the water from  the onion, a pinch of sugar and fry like crazy till they look sunburnt (brown) but not too dry. Add in…

Succulent Ribs

Mutton ribs marinated overnight with cayenne pepper, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, pepper, sea salt, lemon, a little sugar, red wine(port) and olive oil. Grilled in the oven for about 15 mins each side. For the veggies, the same can be done with Paneer cubes(cottage cheese) but need not be marinated overnight. 2 hrs will do. Written for…

Oats – Interesting ways to eat

subtle flavors tingling the senses stay healthy I used the masala variety for this that comes nowadays.. Make the oats the normal way. Parallely I also scramble some eggs (not the Indian bhurji style) with sea salt and a pinch of pepper and which I make it dry by keeping it longer on the stove…