Cream Cheese Fingers

I’m a huge fan of puff pastry. I use it pretty often and usually the last bit of puff pastry is made into cream cheese fingers for evening snack. Ingredients: A pack of ready rolled puff pastry 1 tub of cream cheese Italian dry herbs Paprika Method: Unpack puff pastry sheet and spread it on…

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Potato, Corn and Cheese balls

This is usually a big hit among kids because it has all the ingredients that they love. Ingredients: 1 large potato, cooked and mashed 1/4 cup boiled sweet corn 1/4 cup grated cheese 1 tsp Italian dry seasoning Paprika to taste Oil to fry 3 tbsp corn flour (more if needed) Method: Combine cooked potato,…

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Mushroom and Capsicum Curry

I had this curry for the first time from a friend’s lunch box. I don’t know how her help made it but I have my own version. Ingredients: 1 cup button mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup onion, sliced 1/2 cup sliced green capsicum Salt to taste Paprika to taste 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground…

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O is for Octopus Pancakes

I’m slowly getting better at making pancakes. This time it’s eggless pancakes and I made it with just 3 ingredients. I had 3 large mangoes and no other fruit in the fruits basket today. I like to serve pancake in fun ways so decided to something like an octopus. I cut mango into strips and…

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Spicy Pesto and Cheese Scones

I love scones. Especially savoury scones. A friend on Insta posted an amazing and super simple recipe of cheese scones. Tara is someone who likes a hint of chilli and burst of flavour so I added some cayenne pepper and homemade pesto. Those are the only two things I can take credit for. Her recipe…

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Tomato Jam

Lots of memories attached to Tomato jam. When tomatoes were cheap in the market, like Rs 5 per kilo, my mom would buy 3-4 kilos and make this jam at home. My after school snack was Jam sandwich. Jam sandwich was 2 Marie biscuits with jam in between and frozen for a couple of hours.…

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Spinach Pulao

It’s long weekend here in UK so my brother and sister are home. We are mostly doing simple one pot family meals so that we spend less time in kitchen and more time chit chatting. For dinner I made spinach pulao. I used less spices and kept it simple. Ingredients: 1 cup spinach 1 clove…

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Jammy Puffs

I made this for the first time at my brother’s home with my sister in law. She had some amazing strawberry jam in her cupboard and we tried to make some sort of thumbprint jammy puffs. It’s super simple to make, as long as you have ready made puff pastry 😉. Ingredients: Puff pastry sheet…

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Mint and Peas Pulav

Mint pulav is my daughter’s favourite lunch. Okay lots of favourites but this tops the list because she easily has 3 helpings, which is like way too good given the fact that she is a picky eater. Ingredients: 1-5 cups basmati rice, soaked in hot water for 15-30 mins 1 cup mint 1/4 cup peas…

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