Basil Pesto Chicken

This is one of the easiest and most pocket friendly recipes on my website. Everyone thinks a jar of basil pesto is costly and not worth it. Fortunately, you can get a jar of basil pesto for a dollar at your local dollar store. It is not as good as freshly made basil pesto with…

Chicken & Rice-2

It’s time for another chicken and rice post! The previous Chicken and Rice post was was shown so much love and appreciation, that I decided to make this a series with the 2 main ingredients- rice and chicken being prepared with different ingredients and flavors. In this particular recipe, the rice has a bit of…

Chicken gizzards & hearts

Hey Guys! Never thought I would cook and post a recipe with chicken hearts and gizzards! From all the internal parts of the chicken, liver is usually my go to part for eating and cooking. Lately, I have started eating a lot of chicken hearts and gizzards thanks to a brother from church who brings…

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…

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…

Cauli Rice & Pork

Over the last few years, cauliflower rice has become a new trend and a healthier alternative as compared to actual rice which is rich in carbohydrates and starch. It’s also seen as a smarter way to feed your kids their daily dose of veggies. So this week, I decided to try it out and what…

Snake Gourd Stir Fry

So this post brings out the Mallu (Malayalee – a person from Kerala, South India) in me. Thoran is basically a vegetable dish sautéed with Indian spices and coconut flakes/bits. It is quite frequently eaten in Kerala especially for lunch and is a delicious add on to steamed rice or fresh rotis. As a kid,…