Christmas Lunch

Oh my God!!! My son is coming home for Christmas after all. Today is his final exam for this semester and then he will sleep... he hasn't slept for some 40 hours. Unhealthy?? Totally agree!!! I know he is missing home cooked food, I mean, hostel food is hostel food so matter how well prepared. [...]

French Onion Gravy

I love French Onion everything!! So it is not surprising that this gravy is my favourite. Since we have a house load of chefs here - my daughter and also my younger son both love cooking so we are always trying out new ideas and recipes. My daughter goes more for vegetarian dishes as she [...]

Spicy Sautéed Peas

I enjoy my peas spiced and sautéed instead of just boiled and salted. The extra flavour adds another dimension of flavour to the meal. I can tell you one thing, my Dad isn't easily pleased, but even he loves this dish. It's nothing too difficult or fancy but definitely worth a shot. Spicy Sautéed Peas [...]

Creamy Mash Potatoes

I am going to admit that this is not my recipe but my daughter's. She does make the world's best, creamiest mashed potatoes. Since my son and my Dad both love her mash, guess who is making the dish? Hint - Not me!! Her magic starts with starchy potatoes such as Yukon Gold or Russet. [...]

Potluck Ideas

Potluck Ideas

I truly enjoy cooking and throughout the year, every time I cook something or taste something, it sort of goes into my repertoire and I mentally decide when and where this recipe can be used. Yet, every year, I also resort to some dishes that have been tried and tested over the years. In the [...]

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

This bread pudding is not only delicious but it is also eggless and very simple to make. For the 10 minutes of work required, the results are a gourmet and elegant pudding which is great eaten hot or cold on its own or warm with a scoop of ice cream. Ingredients 2 + 1 cup [...]