Jerk Chicken Skewers

Jerk Chicken- Probably the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Caribbean or Jamaican¬† food. Jerk chicken is made from a jerk spice marinade in which the primary ingredient is the extremely hot wear-gloves-while-you-cut-them scotch bonnet peppers, along with a host of other ingredients. Scotch Bonnet peppers are used in most…

Blueberry Cheese Cream

It’s summer time and this extremely easy blend of blueberries, ricotta cheese and sugar is an absolute treat to escape the heat! Blueberries are great antioxidants and a source of Vitamin K along its numerous health benefits. While fresh blueberries are expensive, the frozen ones are pretty cheap. Granted, that fresh is always better and…

General Tso’s Chicken

While I do like making recipes from scratch and using ingredients individually to make something beautiful, sometimes you need to cheat and make your life easier. This recipe is quick and perfect for those busy days. General Tso’s sauce is available in all supermarkets and is a fantastic sauce to cook chicken and veggies in….

Honey Garlic Salmon

This is probably one of my easiest recipes on the blog. It’s so quick that I made it while talking in a 15 minute conversation with my sister. I have used frozen salmon fillets but fresh would be even better. Salmon is my preferred fish as it tastes great and can hold firm and isn’t…

Eggs- Sunny side up!

How do you like your eggs? I LOVE all forms of egg, be it fried, baked, poached, boiled (soft or hard), omelette, scrambled or plain sunny side up as displayed in this post.¬† Eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients and are used in various sweet and savory dishes. It’s my go-to ingredient on…

Green Beans & Pork

Growing up, one of my favorite vegetables or green foods was the humble green beans. The green beans recipes that I ate as a kid were mostly in the form of a thoran (a coconut based vegetable dish in Kerala with Indian spices and flavors). The beans were sauteed in fresh curry leaves, mustard and…

Chicken Satay

Thai food has become a personal favorite of mine over the last few years. Whether it’s the Thai green chicken curry, or the Thai red curry paste inspired recipes, they all taste amazing and Chicken Satay is no different. From what I know and have seen on numerous food shows, ‘satay’ means stick and generally…