Pearl Couscous

Summer Pearl Couscous with Garlic Scapes

Israeli/ Pearl/ Regular Couscous is a small whole grain-like food made from semolina or wheat flour. It has a slight toasty and nutty flavor and is chewy in texture. It can be made like a regular pasta dish. Just add some vegetables and leafy green. You can always try it with pesto or some regular vinegar oil maple dressing. Enjoy it!!… 

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Spaghetti

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Last weekend I watched Chef, an inspiring movie which follows the life of Chef Carl Casper. During one of the scenes he is shown making spaghetti aglio e olio, a traditional Italian dish which is known to delight the senses by its simplicity of its flavors. The scene in the movie inspired me to make my own spaghetti aglio e olio as soon as I returned home! This is one of my favorite Italian dishes and it reminds me of so many different places I have had this dish and all the memories I have attached to it. Garlic, olive oil, Parmesan cheese and parsley – my favorite way to eat spaghetti…. 

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Asian Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce

Asian Thai Sweet Chilli Noodles

Hello readers. I have been busy for the past few months with my culinary school and a trip home, but now I am back with some new Asian inspired recipes which I experimented and perfected in this period. One of those is the Asian Thai sweet chilli noodles. The taste of  Thai sweet chilli sauce with peanuts and chili flakes makes everything so delicious.  There are many versions of Thai sweet chilli available in the market, and you can even make your own version at home…. 

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Pasta

Fusilli Pasta with Vegetables in Arrabiata Sauce

This recipe is the result of my intuitive cooking. I find this recipe very simple to make may be because I do not need to remember the exact measurement of ingredients. So for me its like I am cooking Indian food 🙂 I would usually know what to put when, and in how much quantity. This recipe has made me earn a lot of compliments over last few years. I am a fan of whole wheat (my mother always uses whole wheat, so maybe its a taste I have developed over the years) pasta but use any pasta you like.  … 

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Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Red Potatoes with Jalapeños

Potatoes are one of the most extensively used vegetable in Indian cooking and potatoes fried with cumin (Aloo Jeera) is one of the very basic dishes which I still find very tempting. This recipe is my modified version of the basic dish and I loved the way it turned out to be…. 

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