Easy Mixed Veg Savoury Rice

I don’t know about anyone else, but I am always in a hurry! I conveniently forget about dinner until its too late and then I am scrounging my brain for ideas to get dinner out in a short space of time!  During one such occasion, this particular dish was born. An easy to make, one … Continue reading Easy Mixed Veg Savoury Rice

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Bisibelabath (One Pot Sambhar Rice)

Bisibelabath is a well-known South Indian dish. Otherwise called Sambhar Saadam. It is predominantly made during weddings or for festivals and is a rich and creamy dish fit for any celebration. Thankfully, with the Instant Pot, it is made even easier as you still everything in a pot (apart from tempering ingredients) and relax! Oh … Continue reading Bisibelabath (One Pot Sambhar Rice)

Sweet and Spicy Chicken (with pasta)

Pasta plays a key part in parenthood sanity – especially spaghetti or as it is known in our house – “pasghettis”. What kid doesn’t like spaghetti? To mine, nothing will compare to the joy of picking up each strand of spaghetti, making it wriggle like a worm, lift your hand as high as it will … Continue reading Sweet and Spicy Chicken (with pasta)

Murungaikkai Sambhar (Drumstick Sambhar) – contains dairy

Have you ever been to any city in South India? If you try and drown out the crowd, the vehicles and the noise, close your eyes and breathe deeply while walking past a foodie place, your senses will be taken for a wicked ride and a smile is bound to appear on your face. If … Continue reading Murungaikkai Sambhar (Drumstick Sambhar) – contains dairy

Venn Pongal (Contains Dairy)

This particular South Indian breakfast dish is a game changer. Have you heard the phrase “Once you start, you can’t stop”, well I am pretty sure that phrase was invented for this mouth-watering, delectable dish that will leave you wanting more! Growing up, I was not very pious and would regularly have tantrums about having … Continue reading Venn Pongal (Contains Dairy)

Red Cabbage Savoury Rice (Vegan, Vegetarian)

It is not a secret that children are fussy eaters by nature – well, most of them anyway. I struggle sometimes to be creative and incite excitement in my two little human monkeys about dinner. My son will eat spaghetti every meal if it was a possibility and my daughter, well crisps or chips or … Continue reading Red Cabbage Savoury Rice (Vegan, Vegetarian)

Chicken Pasta with Tomato and Basil

I love cooking and usually don’t mind elaborate prep and cooking with a glass of wine and some music in the background. However, sometimes, I just want to dump everything in a pot and sit on the couch while I have my glass of wine! This dish is perfect for those nights. This mid-week pasta … Continue reading Chicken Pasta with Tomato and Basil

Carrot Rice

I’ve seen some fussy eaters in my time (mainly my own children) but the offer of a colourful rice with the sweetness of grated carrot is just irresistible. Carrots usually go down well with even the pickiest of eaters – this crunchy, sweet and succulent root vegetable is not only tasty but has some great … Continue reading Carrot Rice

Chicken Adobo

This is a very welcome dish in our household. Originating from The Philippines, this dish is easy to make, not too many steps and never fails to please the taste buds. I read online that Adobo refers to a method of marinating and stewing any cut of meat or fish in a briny mixture of … Continue reading Chicken Adobo