Lamb Pulao stuffed Tandoori Quail

I think Tandoori dishes are the most popular of Indian Dishes any American would know. The word “Tandoor” actually means a clay/brick oven. So any dish cooked in the Tandoor would be a Tandoori dish like the Tandoori Chicken, Tandoori Naan etc.For Thanksgiving, we didn’t have a huge family that we could share a whole... Continue Reading →

Cheese Plate

With the holidays around the corner,Im sure we all are struggling with ideas to feed our guests and family.So heres a no stress guide to putting together a Cheese Plate.You can buy all the stuff on the cheese plate, all you need to do is assemble it and serve it with your favorite wine.I have... Continue Reading →

Celery Root and Mashed Potato Puree

This is a twist to the regular Mashed Potatoes we serve for most family dinners.Perfect to serve as a side dish with a meat dish and for Thanksgiving and other family gatherings.For a dairy free version of this recipe check out Mashed PotatoesPreparation time30 minutesServes2Serving Size1/2 recipeCalories Per ServingApproximately 270 per servingDifficultyEasyIngredients:2 medium starchy potatoes(like... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecakes are usually made in a round springform pan,if serving for a larger group it would be easy to make them individually like mini cheesecakes or in cheesecake bars that can be cut to a small size and served.I made these for halloween for the kids in my neighbourhood.Preparation time:45 minsServes:35 1 inch squaresIngredientsfor the... Continue Reading →

Mushroom Gravy

Gravy in the American context is served with a roasted meat or mashed potatoes and is a sauce that is made from the juices from meat or vegetables. There are different types of gravy like beef, turkey, mushroom etc.Preparation time:20 minutesServes:6Ingredients:2 cup diced brown mushrooms(I used crimini)(slice if leaving the pieces in the gravy)1 cup water1... Continue Reading →

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes is a side dish served in the US which is made by boiling potatoes and mashing them and cooking them with milk or cream and butter to give a creamy texture.This recipe is a much lighter version without the use of dairy.This can be served as a side to meat dishes or can... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Orange Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is often eaten in conjunction with turkey for Christmas or Thanksgiving in the United States and Canada.There are myriad of variations of this recipe the most simplest being the cranberries boiled in sugar syrup.Preparation time:25 minutesServes:6Ingredients:1 12oz bag of cranberries1 1/2 cups sugar(adjust as per sweetness desired)1 cup orange juice1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Caramel Custard

Custard is usually prepared with eggs milk and sugar and caramel is optional on top.With halloween around the corner and having plenty of pumpkin puree available I decided to make a pumpkin caramel custard,It turned out soooo good.I usually eat just a teaspoon when tasting what I made but I couldn't resist I gulfed down... Continue Reading →

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