A multi-layered love affair with sandwiches

Thursday was grilled cheese sandwich day. A good excuse to dive into India’s most iconic versions, from spicy fry-ups to Bombay toast The Indian take on sandwiches defies definition. At times, it is a filling and greasy fry-up. At others, it’s a reinterpretation of a native recipe in a handy bite-sized package. Although bread and buns were introduced to India by her colonial rulers, the Portuguese and the British, they have been inextricably blended into the country’s colourful culinary landscape. While the meaning of the word ‘sandwich’ has got extended…

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Food for comfort: Permutations and combinations

Fish and chips, roast and potatoes, eggs and toast, paratha and pickle…. the list is deliciously long Some menu combinations get hardwired into our memories and preferences. Or sometimes into permanent dislikes. But even if disliked, they are redolent of childhood and one’s parents’ home. One of my pet dislikes is keema matar — minced mutton cooked with green peas. I can hear a groan of horror because I think I’m in a minority of one person in the world who abhors the dish. Give me aloo keema, gobhi keema,…

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Mac and Cheese Finger Recipe

TOTAL TIME 40m PREP TIME 20 m CALORIES 451 Craving for a cheesy delight with a crunchy twist? Then, try this Macaroni and Cheese Finger recipe and we are sure that you will end up craving for more! Made with macaroni, cheese, heavy cream, garlic and green chilies, this appetizer recipe can get any party more happening. Pair this Fusion recipe with tomato ketchup and a beverage of your choice to make it even more sumptuous. Occasions like kitty parties, game nights and birthdays are apt to relish this snack…

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Walnut Omega Burgers Recipe

TOTAL TIME 30m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 346 Walnut Omega Burgers recipe is a mouth-watering delight that is not just filling for the stomach but also satiates the connoisseur in you. Made using burger buns, walnuts, chickpeas, panko bread crumbs, salt, black pepper, lettuce, tomato, onion, chia seeds and egg, this snack recipe is the perfect party starter and will impress everyone with its delectable taste. If you want your kids to become your fan, then pack this delight in their tiffins and watch them sing praises about your…

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Honey and Walnut Shrimps Recipe

TOTAL TIME 35m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 756 Honey and Walnut Shrimps is a delicious delight that is not just filling for the stomach but also satiates the foodie in you. Made using shrimps, honey, walnuts, broccoli, cilantro, soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, rice and olive oil, this main dish recipe can be enjoyed for lunch as well as for dinner. You can serve this Chinese recipe with a beverage of your choice to make it into a wholesome meal. Occasions like kitty parties, potlucks, game nights and family…

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Mixed Vegetable Pasta Recipe

TOTAL TIME 25m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 256 Mixed Vegetable Pasta is a delicious and mouth-watering delight that is not just filling for the stomach but also very pleasing to the eyes. Made using penne pasta, bell peppers, broccoli, baby corn, fresh cream, Parmesan cheese, tomato and a melange of spices, this main dish recipe is perfect to be enjoyed for lunch as well dinner. You can serve this Fusion recipe with a beverage of your choice and transform it into a gourmet meal. Occasions like kitty parties, potlucks,…

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Mutton Galouti Kebab Recipe

TOTAL TIME 40m PREP TIME 20 m CALORIES 265 Mutton Galouti Kebab is a popular Mughlai recipe that is loved by meat lovers all over the world. Made using minced mutton, yoghurt, onion and a melange of spices, this appetizer recipe can be the perfect party starter and will make everyone crave for more. You can serve this snack with a dip of your choice to make it even more flavorful. Occasions like kitty parties, potlucks, picnics and game nights are apt to relish this non-vegetarian recipe and is sure…

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Chilly Lobster Moily Recipe

TOTAL TIME 30m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 388 Chilly Lobster Moily is a delectable delicacy and is a popular dish among the seafood lovers. Prepared using lobster, chilli garlic sauce, coconut oil, coconut cream, onions and a melange of spices, this main dish recipe can be enjoyed for lunch as well as dinner. You can serve this Asian recipe with a beverage of your choice to enhance it’s flavors and make it into a wholesome meal. Occasions like kitty parties, potlucks, anniversaries and game nights are perfect to relish…

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Sweet Brown Chicken with Hot Garlic Noodles Recipe

TOTAL TIME 1h PREP TIME 30 m CALORIES 458 Sweet Brown Chicken with Hot Garlic Noodles is a delicious and easy-to-make main dish recipe. To prepare this Asian recipe, the flavoursome garlic noodles are tossed with juicy boneless chicken stripes and stir fried veggies, and is perfect for all the occasions. This one pot recipe is a must try for all the non-vegetarians and spicy food lovers. Once you put together this exotic combination of chicken and noodles, it’ll surely leave you wanting for more! You can pair this noodles…

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Goats’ Cheese, Griddled Cherry and Gremolata Toast Recipe

TOTAL TIME 30m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 505 Goats’ Cheese, Griddled Cherry and Gremolata Toast is a delicious delight that will not just fill your stomach but also satiate your soul. Made using bread slices, cherries, walnuts, goat’s cheese, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, orange zest and parsley, this snack recipe is loaded with proteins that would provide you the much needed energy to get through day and also can become the show-stopper of your food menu. Occasions like kitty parties, potlucks, picnics and game nights are perfect to…

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