“Buttery” Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Above: Buttery Macaroni & Cheese served with pureed butternut squash, braised kale and fresh tomato “Buttery” Baked Macaroni & Cheese   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 45 mins   The secret ingredient is the butternut squash! I’ve tried other vegetable fillers but this is the best….

Curried Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is a great winter meal. Lentils are a staple in India and they believe that eating them helps rid the body of fats.  Lentil soup can be made creamy like split pea or more liquid can be added to make it brothy. Shown here served with chopped cilantro and a…

Aloo Paratha (Indian Stuffed Bread)

This is a recipe for Indian Bread Stuffed with Potatoes, also called Aloo Paratha. I made this to bring to where we had Thanksgiving. It was a hit! Once again, this recipe is inspired from this book: Aloo Paratha (Indian Stuffed Bread)   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 20 mins…

Tortilla Sencilla

Above: A ‘Tortilla’ is a Spanish quiche Tortilla Sencilla   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 1 hour 10 mins   This is very simple and light. Also looks pretty! Recipe type: Main Serves: 6 Ingredients 2 medium potatoes ½ cup of sliced fresh mozzarella cheese 6…

Baked Samosas

Above: Finished samosas are really good with mango or mint chutney. When I use the oven, especially in the warmer months. I have to make use of the whole oven so I feel that heating up the house is worth it. Since I was already making the chicken today, I decided to…