Moroccan Inspired Mango Chicken & Quinoa

I have for sometime now been quite fascinated with middle-eastern food, especially the use of spices and herbs. In my head, herbs and spices are synonymous with magical herbs, the sort that grow in enchanted forests, have healing powers, have exotic fragrance and often bloom only once every full moon night or once every hundred…

Healthy Oatmeal Flax seed Cookies

These days, my husband's on a weight loss body building spree, so he asked if I could make some healthy afternoon snack that he could eat at work. Oatmeal and dry fruits came to mind first, so I decided to try these cookies yesterday. This is more a mix of his favorite ingredients from the…

Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake

This has got to be one of the easiest cakes ever made. It took me about 20 minutes to make this mocha chocolate icebox cake. I had watched Ina Garten make this on barefoot contessa the other day on food network and decided to try it. I didn't have all the ingredients so substituted for…

Mommy’s blueberry plum parfait

He walked! He walked! He walked! My baby doll took his first few steps yesterday. My brave li'l munchkin was standing leaning against an ottoman while I was sitting on a rocking chair across the room from him. One moment he was standing there playing with his sketch pen and the next he started taking…

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…

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…