Holiday Baking 2011

Here is the short list of what I plan to bake this holiday season. I’m sure I will be adding to it… Click on the images to go to the recipes online.   Cherry-Pistachio Nougat For these I used parchment paper sprayed with cooking spray instead of edible rice paper. It was…

Food is Sacred, Food is Love

Yesterday was the first Thanksgiving in over 10 years that I didn’t cook. I did contribute, of course, with Potato Stuffed Paratha and a cucumber raita, but I didn’t cook all day for a change. I was fine with not cooking because, if you follow this blog, you will know that I…

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…

Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken

Above: My son Marcos, diving into a bite of the cooked chicken. Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   This a great, low-fat version of fried chicken with an Indian spice kick. Recipe type: Main course Serves: 4 Ingredients…

Pancakes: Healthy, Delicious… Perfect!

I love pancakes… I eat them once or even twice a week. Pancakes are a comfort food and often an indulgent one. My kids love them too and it’s a great way to fill them up on the weekend. But of course I want them to be as healthy as possible while…