Being a mum what is anyone’s biggest challenge? Mine is feeding kids! Kids don’t want to eat this or that or sometimes they get bored of one thing or other. I keep thinking of ways to feed them by either giving friendly shape to food (call it food art), or feed them by playing games, or sometimes just creating some fusion.Continue reading “Vegan Fruity Chocolate Dosa | Crepes”
Pizza and Pasta are ruling the world and will be surprised if someone says they have not heard about it. However, there is more to Italian cuisine, there is this Risotto, which is relatively less known and the word “risotto” is taken from the term “riso”meaning rice, this rice based dish originates from north of Italy (src: Wiki). Much like lots of other rice dishes like biryani, you can have veg or non-veg variants.
Are you a mum like me? Do you have young kids? One of the biggest challenge that you may have faced (as much as I do), is cooking food. Normally if you making any Indian curry, making the curry paste takes half of the time in cooking. There are numerous ready to make curry pastes available in market and its always a lingering thought that are these curry pastes as good as these sound?
Minced lamb (मटन कीमा) when cooked with aromatic spices, tomatoes, onion and garlic yields a perfect mouth watering dish, which can be used as main dish or as side with some other curry with gravy. Lamb keema is a “happy dish” (as I call it), that it can be easily paired with any bread or naan or can be used as a filling in sandwich or as even topper on jacked potatoes.
Talking off the off beat vegetables, Tinda (टिंडा) stands out. It is also called “Indian squash”, “round melon”, “Indian round gourd” or “apple gourd” or “Indian baby pumpkin”. Tinda is also called “tindsi” in Rajasthan part of India. When I was kid, I used to make faces thinking of eating Tinda, thanks to ad reputation it carries for no real reason. When I tasted it for the first time (force fed by mom), I was astonished to see how nice this vegetable is!
It is not possible everyday that you have elaborate time to do detailed cooking, especially if its a family of working couple, during weekdays it is sometimes barely possible to spend more than 30 mins in kitchen. What do you do then? Eat ready made meals? Eat left overs? Eat junk? Eat cereals? May be all of these! This “Asparagus Salmon Foil bake”, is an answer to these problems. It is quick to make, contains goodness of Asparagus and Salmon (packed with Protein!) and still super scrumptious.