Category: Appetizers

Paneer tikka lababdar

Paneer Tikka

I have just started Instagramming. For someone who is social media savvy, I am quite a slouch when it comes to using visual platforms. I’m learning. One of the pictures (the one above) that became an instant hit was a…

Petite Bites – Four Ingredients

Looking for a quick appetizer and want to impress as well? Go for some smoked salmon bites dressed with basil and goat cheese. I also experimented with Harissa as well as balsamic vinegar, but sons vetoed it. This weekend was…

Peppery Fried Calamari Rings

Munch chowmein at 4pm, take a swim at 11 pm, rise and shine at 11am …..that’s my idea of a dream vacation. We had this dream vacation only once, and that was in Washington DC, during a much earned break when all we…

Mushroom and grape tomato bruschetta

I was at the coffee vending machine, filling my Styrofoam cup with aromatic coffee and a generous shot of half and half, when a gentleman right behind me exclaimed. ‘Did you take my cart?’ Startled, I looked back, just as…

Sumac toasted pita bites

sumac

Middle eastern cuisine introduced itself to me about nine years ago. A chance visit to a small joint in Washington DC opened a world of delight that only continues to climb higher in my favorite food chart. Initially, I limited…

Weekend Gala Dinner Extravaganza #14

The weekly Dinner party is on !!!! Bring your dishes and share with all of us.   Don’t you just love dinner parties? I adore them. Large, small, medium, private, public, dancy, fancy, stuck up, footloose, dressy, casual, kiddie, couples,…

And the winner is……………..

Today, I am super excited to finally announce the results of the results of my much awaited Anniversary contest. A special THANK YOU to each and everyone who participated in this contest. For each of you, a Participation Certificate Are…