Sunday, December 21, 2014

Appetizers

Crispy Onion Pakoda Crispy Onion Pakoda

Bakoda, pakoda, Pakora~ Call it by any name you like, but this was our go to snack... 


Vietnamese Spring Rolls Vietnamese Spring Rolls

summer roll gỏi cuốn Vietnamese Spring Roll I am not even going to start this... 


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Soups/Salads

Chicken Tortilla Soup Chicken Tortilla Soup

Fall is almost here. The temperatures have gone down only a wee bit. It is still... 


Apple Beet Salad with Ginger Apple Beet Salad with Ginger

Hello! I am not sure if anyone even visits this website anymore. Oh well, just for... 


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Breads

Pita Bread Pita Bread

Sunday with Marlena Spieler When the three of us were divvying up recipes to cook... 


Mandelbrot Mandelbrot

Sundays with Marlena Spieler Mandelbrot means Mandel (almond) brot (bread). It tasted... 


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Breakfast

Adai Adai

We are just beginning to enjoy the weather here with our parents. We have made small... 


Upma Upma

Back home, we are used to cooking three fresh meals a day. Breakfast would be idli, ... 


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Vegetarian Sides

Onion Chutney Onion Chutney

This is a family recipe with a fun name attached to it. The chutney is served typically... 


Tahini Sauce Tahini Sauce

Sunday with Marlena Spieler While I love to make most dishes from scratch, there... 


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Non Vegetarian Sides

Chicken Curry Chicken Curry

I have a very small window of time to cook. Ashwin is 3 now and is a little chatterbox... 


Pepper masala chicken Pepper masala chicken

Its not everyday that I get an inspiration to cook, but with the little one keeping... 


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Rice

Coconut Rice Coconut Rice

I know I know I know, it has been almost a year since we posted.  While cooking... 


Chicken Biriyani Chicken Biriyani

Ashwin is now 7.5 months old and he is growing fast. He has started crawling, standing... 


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Desserts

25 minutes Cake 25 minutes Cake

Amma used to make this burfi pretty often, especially when we had last minute guests... 


Hamantashen Hamantashen

Sunday With Marlena Spieler This is my last post for our series of cooking through... 


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Reviews

Simply Chai Simply Chai

We were at the San Francisco Fancy Food Show recently and had the opportunity to see many vendors showcase... 


Dolled up Roasted Dill Potatoes Dolled up Roasted Dill Potatoes

Update: I have entered this recipe for a contest- please vote for me here. The prize money is $500 and... 


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