Category: Original recipes by Minnie

Kaleji paya rassa

A big achivement this summer was that my younger one finally learned to ride a bike, much to his delight. He began learning to ride at 4. But he never managed to balance himself on a bicycle that had training…

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…

Eggplant mushroom boats

Once I worked with a really nice gentleman who was also social and a very cordial person. He was by nature helpful, and it was fun to work with him because he was always so positive. Whenever anyone spoke with…

Minnie’s sweet fresh cheese dessert Cups

cheese cup

¬† Summer and cold desserts – they should be synonyms. Especially frozen cold desserts. Did you know that before advent of the modern day refrigerator, humans devised various ways to make ice and preserve meat and create amazing frozen desserts?…

Eggs in garlic tomato gravy with herb fenugreek

¬† ¬† Every summer during school holidays, we used to visit my maternal grandparents. They ran a large household, full of children and animals. Every afternoon, without fail, my Dida (grandma) could be found¬†supervising¬†massive cauldrons of whey, hay, starch and…

Mango mint sweet and tangy

Yard work is hard work, and not necessarily a pleasant one, unless you like pulling out weeds and stepping on mushy soil and who-knows-what-else while cleaning it all up. The result is infinitely satisfying, but the journey is one of…