Chicken and Vegetable Casserole

I am a big fan of casserole dishes of any kind mainly due to their ease of preparation and also the flexibility they provide in terms of adding all ingredients of a balanced diet (carbohydrate, protein, fat and fibre). I love how you can dump a few things in the casserole, throw it in the…

Mission peak – Take 2

I sure hope there are at least a couple more takes of this hike which goes to say we didn't make it to the summit this time either. We took sometime to research jogging strollers and ended up getting one. So this weekend we tried to hike up the mission peak with the baby in…

Chicken kebab wrap/chicken kati roll

So I made these spiced chicken wraps for dinner yesterday and they were an instant hit with the husband. I am starting to believe the magic's in the marinade. So here's the recipe. Marinade: ginger + garlic + Thai green chillies paste 2 tbsp Chilli powder 1 tbsp Cumin powder 1 tsp Coriander powder 1…

Mango Soufflé & Chocolate Soufflé

I tasted this at a local indian restaurant and since then searched high and low for a simple and easy recipe to make mango soufflé. The closest I came to was a passion fruit soufflé so here's my version and might I add this is super easy and superbly delicious! Ingredients: 4 egg whites at…

Mission peak – Take 1

After two beautiful lakeside picnics, we decided its time we challenged ourselves and decided to hike the mission peak this past weekend. We got ourselves a baby backpack carrier and started our journey at about 10 in the morning. Daddy carried him uphill and mommy downhill. The hike was beeeeeautiful, well actually the locale was…

Lake Del Val

Encouraged by the success of our first picnic, we planned another one this weekend. I am surprised that after all my talk about us being outdoorsy, we weren't even aware of this beautiful place. The drive to the state park is simply breathtaking. The only other drives that had captivated me so much were the…