Monthly Archives : February 2011

Pizzzzza!


I’ll admit – pizza can be one of the easiest or even the toughest things to make. The former, when the base is store bought, the sauce is store bought, pre-cut vegetables that are.. oh well!But this is what I did Chicken-bell pepper pizza Extremely time-consuming but totally worth every morsel of it The recipe for the pizza base is,…

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Surf n’ turf – desi style


It was one of those laaaazzy Sundays when I woke up, decided to go out shopping but then laziness took over and just stayed put at home. Here’s my extremely desi version of surf n’ turf! Tawa prawns 200 gms prawns, shelled and de-veined 4 tbsp fresh ginger-garlic paste 2 tsp dry coconut-red chilli powder chutney, substitute with molaga podi…

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A three course meal


When I’m off on one of those week days, the sudden urge to make a three course meal grips me. It was one of those Wednesdays! And to add to it, I’d just shopped at Big Bazaar – discovered that onions were just Rs 40 a kilo!! and brought enough fruits and veggies to fill a supermarket. Vegetable-celery and oat…

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Something fishy!


To say that I love seafood is a HUGE understatement and those who know me well, know that I melt at the sight of fish! For me, an ideal workday dinner would be grilled fish followed by a huge bowl of curd. Fortunately, you can marinate the fish in the morning, before heading to work, and then jut pop it…

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Quick fix dessert


There are some of those days when you just know you will come home feeling hungry and craving for something sweet. And in my case, since I don’t have a sweet tooth.. these cravings can be particularly tricky to satisfy because a bite of chocolate or even kaju katli won’t do! So on one of those days, this is what…

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