There’s nothing like a good stack of pancakes to kick-off your Saturday morning, or any day really. I love pancakes because the flavor combinations are endless.
There’s nothing like a good kitchen hack to come to the rescue when you’re cutting off more ginger than peel (#5) or you’re pulling a muscle trying to make cookie dough using hard butter (#7). Check out 8 of my favorite kitchen hacks!
If you’re like me and use insane amounts of garlic and ginger, you’ll love this paste. It’s the most basic recipe in the world, but it saves you time when you just want to hurry up and eat!
I’ve got to admit, biscotti seemed too fancy and complicated for me to even try learning to make. As soon as I looked up the ingredients and process for making it though, I was pleasantly surprised with how simple it was to make. I dropped in some of my favorite ingredients like mango and orange zest and enjoyed these crunchy delights with a hot cup of tea.
I grew up under two, distinct types of southern: the sweet tea and biscuits kind and the puttu and pazham type. So, it’s natural a lot of my food concoctions end up colliding with my cultural identities. Not to mention, I look for just about any excuse to add the Indian ingredient, cardamom, to a recipe.
No, this isn’t a recipe tongue twister, it’s the delicious result of being HANGRY and making use of what’s currently in my fridge before it goes bad. Frittatas are not only incredibly easy to make, but there are endless ways to flavor them.
The way the spicy coconut milk soaks in to the eggs in this curry dish is so, SO good. I usually eat this with appam, but it’s good with rice. Or, spoon this over a bowl of quinoa for a salad with a kick.
Meatloaf. It’s one of those dishes that has always seemed unappealing, but is secretly delicious. I decided to put my own spin on the classic comfort food by, of course, adding South Indian flavors. Hope you like it!
Eggs are all over Instagram these days, especially runny eggs. And, nothing against a good runny egg, but if you want to change things up for breakfast/brunch, try this popular South Indian dish, Nadan Mutta (Egg) Roast – it’s one of my favs!
I can’t just make WALNUT COOKIES…where’s the fun in that? Check out my take on walnut cookies which includes wonderful flavors of cardamom, rose water, and coconut.
There are many varieties of payasum, but I love the version my mom makes: palada payasum with coconut milk. You can also make this vegan-friendly by using a butter sub like Smart Balance.