I wasn’t always a huge parfait fan. If you follow this blog, you know that I mostly only eat chocolatey sweet things. But then, we went away for a weekend this June, and had this delicious parfait every morning at our Bed and Breakfast: On a side note, we stayed in a boat house on the water in Catalina Bay, in the Kawartha Lakes region … Continue reading Creamy and Refreshing Yoghurt Parfait: A Summer Delight!
I think mangoes are an abomination. My partner, on the other hand, absolutely loves them. Today, on the first warm day we’ve had after a cold and miserable winter, he asked me to help him make a mango lassi. He wanted to drink it while he watched a big soccer match that he had been looking forward to watching. (As it happens, soccer is another … Continue reading Mango Lassi/Smoothie
In some ways, Rajma is to North Indian cuisine what Macaroni and Cheese is to North American cuisine: it is ubiquitous and seen as a comforting food that reminds one of home. Rajma is also similar to Mac and Cheese in the sense that it is often made badly. And bad Rajma is especially like bad Mac and Cheese in that it’s often bad because … Continue reading Rajma (Spicy, Buttery, Kidney Beans) Recipe
If you like Nutella, but also find that it is simultaneously too sweet and not quite hazelnutty nor chocolatey enough, then you know exactly how I feel. In my quest for a perfectly rich and nutty butter, I have tried various different brands, including Patchi and Neuhaus. None of them really hit the spot, unfortunately. The problem was their texture, their weak chocolate flavour, and … Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Butter
Right off the bat, I should clarify that I am not much a coffee drinker. When I do drink coffees though, I love flavoured, rich, creamy ones! So if you’re a coffee snob, this post isn’t really for you :p If you’re still here, then you like coffees that sound, smell, and taste like dessert! And given my well-known love for Nutella, it’s only right … Continue reading Nutella Latte!
When I first ate ceviche in a restaurant in San Francisco, I wasn’t particularly impressed. It tasted ok, but there was nothing about it that really spoke to me or got me excited. Then, we visited a friend of mine in Panama and everything changed! I had ceviche made fresh and on the spot by a street vendor, and I was actually amazed. It was … Continue reading Healthy, Delicious, One Bowl Ceviche!
I just wrote a post about my favourite quick snack: paneer bhurji rolls. As a companion post, I thought it would make sense to write about how to make paneer at home. It’s actually very easy and absolutely worth it, given how amazing fresh paneer tastes! All you need is: 2 litres Whole Milk 1/4 to 1/2 cup Lime Juice Salt (optional) A cheese cloth … Continue reading How to Make Paneer