Stuffed Peppers

This is the kind of food I throw together when I do not have much going on in the fridge. This happens more often than I would like as I am a sucker when it comes to making grocery lists. I overestimate my ability to memorize things and then end up forgetting majority of them. But…

Chicken + Broccoli in Garlic Chilly Sauce

Wish I could understand the reality behind reality TV shows. I am guilty of watching trashy reality television and then realizing I could have done something substantial with that time. Do you feel like you are in the same boat as me? I am talking about totally garbage shows where participants are expected to be mean, nasty…

Lasagna

Do you remember what it was like to be 8 years old?   I came across a show called “Kids baking championship” the other day and I was in complete awe! Those kids were whipping up cheesecakes, cookies and cream puffs like its no big deal! When I was 8 years old I could barely put…

Pav Bhaji

To say that Pav-bhaji (Spicy vegetable mash with buns) is one of the most popular street foods in Mumbai is an understatement. It is a dish that has played an important role in every college going student who has lived in Maharashtra. Countless number of morning  lectures were missed thanks to the small fast food…

Spaghetti and Chicken Meatballs

There are too many reasons to tell you why I love this Italian classic dish!  The red sauce is thick and rich, with a flavor that can only come with a long simmer of forty minutes. To be honest, I am shocked that I haven’t cooked pasta in tomato sauce before. I mean, what was I…

Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Where have you been all my life dear eggs , poached in simmering tomato sauce, made using just one pan? I am telling you this egg recipe is life changing! The most important part is the egg timing. If you keep it for a long time and move away to check your Instagram or email…

Pasta in Avocado Sauce

Lately, I have been so in love with avocados that I make something avoca-dish once every week. My favorite way is to mash them up with a tiny kiss of salt, pepper and red chili flakes and spread it on a toast or tortilla and throw an egg in there too. I also like to…

Prawns in Coconut Gravy

Did you watch the Oscars yesterday? Honestly, I was just waiting for them to announce Leo’s name (intuition people..intuition) and kept switching after Priyanka Chopra presented an award. She looked gorgeous by the way! Yes, Leo won an Oscar and the whole world can finally heave a sigh of relief. He not only received a…

Lemon Butter Chicken

Now that January is over, it is safe to say everyone is getting back to their old 2015 self. Just Kidding! It is great to be able to stick to your new diet resolutions but as far as I am concerned, my ship has sailed long time back. I try to substitute rich ingredients with healthier…

Veggie Pizza Muffins

Cooking and baking are one of my few passions but because of that I always end up making more food than necessary which leads to lot of leftovers.  My favorite way to use up left overs is to add cheese to (almost) everything! Whenever I think of cheese & leftover veggies , I think of pizza…

Stir Fry

New year is the perfect time for self-reflection and making a resolution but I know in 2016 I am going to find myself doing the same things I have done every year- Not keeping up with any RESOLUTIONS! So, instead of making an unrealistic list of things, (like vowing to hit the gym regularly) I want to…

Spicy Indian Chicken Curry

You know winter is setting in when you are scared of early morning cold water more than anything. To be honest, inside my body winter always reigns. I am one of those people who are doomed to always feel cold no matter the weather. I even had a name during my college days – “Girl with…