Month: January 2012

Al Marqoq (Meat with Vegetables)

Al Marqoq (Meat with Vegetables)

A traditional dish of the Arabian peninsula, Al Marqoq is a wholesome nutritious curry, best complemented with coin-sized parathas (or Arabic bread). This I confirmed when I served rice with Chicken Marqoq this weekend. While the pairing managed to impress my husband, there was still […]

Potatoes in Tahini Sauce

Potatoes in Tahini Sauce

Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds. A famous with the Greeks and Arabs alike, tahini paste is the most significant ingredient in a hummus recipe. Its not very challenging to prepare the tahini sauce and this tahini recipe is with a twist. […]

Hummus with Toasted Pine Nuts

Hummus with Toasted Pine Nuts

Hummus is a dip famous in the Middle Eastern countries. Chick peas and tahini paste are the star ingredients. There are many variation of hummus recipes but, of course, the original is the best. This homemade hummus is a slightly different version – we’ve added […]

Kheema Paratha

Kheema Paratha

Paratha is an important part of the South Asian cuisine. Kheema paratha is a favourite non-vegetarian alternative to paratha. Here is an alternate recipe to the usual flour-kneading method. You’ll be sure your kids will enjoy a wholesome and healthy meal for lunch. Ingredients: 1 […]

Chicken Steak

Chicken Steak

Steak recipes traditionally are of lean beef. The chicken alternative, however, is healthier, and quick to plate. Steaks are not only a favourite summer dish, but are a treat for both kids and adults. There are a variety of ways to prepare chicken steaks, one […]

Fruit Soufflé

Fruit Soufflé

The traditional way of making souffle is time consuming and can go wrong if you miss out on a small part. It requires precision and patience. Here is an alternate recipe for a soufflé that cannot wrong. Ingredients: 1 can (250 ml) of rainbow milk […]

Mac ‘N’ Cheese

Mac ‘N’ Cheese

Mac n cheese is one of the favorite pasta dishes of America. Here is an easy way to make this South American classic at home. This dish serves great as a side with chicken or lamb chops or as a main with salad and bread. […]

Frozen Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Frozen Chocolate Biscuit Cake

​Who doesn’t love chocolate?? I’m sure people of almost every age group enjoy this divine creation. Here’s a dessert which is easy to make and enjoyed by all! This is what you will need: 2 packets of mariegold biscuit (depends on the layers) 2 cups […]

Hyderabadi Vegetarian Curry

Hyderabadi Vegetarian Curry

Vegetarian curry recipes  usually includes lots of vegetables. This vegetarian curry, however, does not include vegetables. I prepared this in the microwave but you can also cook it otherwise. A slightly hyderabadi touch, the flavour, aroma, and texture of this curry  your diners’ hunger for […]

Shepard’s Pie

Shepard’s Pie

There is no tastier combination than meat and potatoes – in any form. This recipe is a derivation from the classic preparation using meat and potatoes. Filling, tasty, and perfect either on the side or as main course. 5  medium sized potatoes – boiled. 500 […]