We gorged on the juicy, handpicked strawberries from out visit to the strawberry fields in Borgaon. Kids snacked on them and we made a couple of preserves. I wanted to freeze a batch, but this idea was vetoed by the family. Instead of making smoothies or elaborate desserts we made some unusual but quick, almost…
Cuisines of the world
Green peas & Feta open Toast Sandwich
Winters in India are synonymous with a delightful bounty of fresh vegetables. This is the season when the markets are brimming with fresh Green peas (matar) amongst other gorgeous produce. Shelling the peas to make your favourite dishes or for preserving them, can be a family bonding activity. If you are done making the Matar parathas ,…
Bean and Tartare dip Enchiladas
Bean and Tartare dip Enchiladas is a yummy twist to the regular Mexican dish. Wheat the tortillas are rolled around a bean + Tartare dip filling and topped with a tangy tomato sauce. These Enchiladas are a great dish for a party, or a homely weeknight meal. The Del Monte Tartare dip is a tasty blend of eggless mayo with gherkin bits that also adds crunchiness. It is also a perfect accompaniment to potato wedges or grilled veggies. You can stuff the enchiladas with any other bean or vegetable along with the Tartare dip and dress them up with the…
Refried Beans and Mushroom Tostada
These Re-fried beans and Mushroom Tostadas are a perfect representation of the vibrant Mexican food -a riot of flavours, textures and colours.
Bake your own Bolillos to make Mexican Tortas!
Tortas make a great meal/snack for a small get-together with family or friends or a kiddie party. Make the different components and let everyone assemble their own sandwiches. This ,a pitcher full of Margarita or Mojito or Sangria (or any other drink) is my version of a homemade Happy Meal!