Summers are meant for light, healthy salads. I prefer the Thai flavors more during summer. Asian noodle salad with peanut sauce tastes and looks delicious. Asian salads have the perfect balance of sweet, sour, and heat. And this salad has the perfect balance of textures too.
A basic recipe with the right ingredients can make a difference. Spaghetti Aglio e olio with cherry tomatoes is one such dish. We love this simple recipe, with Olive oil being the star ingredient.
Here is a recipe inspired by the Hakka noodles I had from street vendors back in Assam. It is filled with vegetables and is a sure shot winner in my family.
For starters, here is a list of backdrop ideas for beginners, which are cheap and can make your food stand out.
Mango jelly with matcha cream is a simple, elegant dessert loved by all. It can appeal to both kids and adults. Soft whipped matcha cream sits atop healthy homemade jello. I have come across drinks with mango and matcha, and I am sure they taste delicious, but I wanted to try something different.
Thai cuisine has a special place in our house. Both my parents and in-laws love it. I always tend to keep a jar of curry paste from stores for those sudden cravings. However, preparing the curry paste at home from scratch makes it so much better. Presenting homemade red thai curry with Indian cottage cheese or paneer.
These mango and saffron pancakes will blow your mind. Saffron and mango flavors blend beautifully. I combine these flavors very often for dessert. However, this was the first time I tried it for breakfast.
This year my go to drink is a spicy mango cooler. Easy to prepare and looks elegant. Once you keep the base ready, it’s all about assembling the drink.
The name “Matcha (latte) affogato” sounds so exotic right? But it’s pretty simple and easy to make. Just some good quality matcha and some ice cream yield a beautiful dessert. Matcha (latte) affogato is a refreshingly light dessert, and we loved it.
Mango season is upon us, and I could not resist making this dessert. It was a request from my son, who is a Mango lover too. He calls it Mango jelly; I call it layered mango and coconut panna cotta. Coconut and mango flavors work well together.
Haleem is a rich lentil-based stew that has shredded meat and tastes unique. It is popular in parts of India, other Southeast Asian countries, and the Middle east. I tried it for the first time in the Uae. There was a Pakistani restaurant close to where we lived. Those days I was culinarily challenged, and my cooking skills were below average.
Hummus is addictive and easy to whip up. It’s filling and adds variety to your meals. There are so many different ways to include it in your meal. Here are a few assorted recipes from my archive to give you some ideas.
Here is a light dessert for all the coffee lovers. Coffee panna cotta with dalgona whip topped with cream.
Three layers of delightful creamy texture are pure bliss. The dalgona layer strengthens the coffee flavor. So, you may want to skip it while making for children.