Baked Beignets rolled in Nutella sauce

Jump to recipeJump to recipe card Beignets are soft, fluffy pastry balls rolled in powdered sugar and are very famous in New Orleans. They are available in a variety of shapes and forms with embellishments practically in every street corner. The pastry balls are deep fried and will only qualify for an occasional treat. After our… Continue reading Baked Beignets rolled in Nutella sauce

Appetizer, Sides and Snacks

Cabbage Power bites – teatime snack

Jump to recipe There are many a day when we crave for something crunchy, something salty and spicy to enjoy along with hot masala tea or a cup of coffee… this craving usually hits in the afternoon right around 3 pm. Tiffin time !! We go about rummaging our pantry to look for that snack,… Continue reading Cabbage Power bites – teatime snack

Appetizer, Sides and Snacks

Baked Tofu “veg” balls

Jump to recipe “Meatballs” is a very popular and comforting food. It is usually added to spaghetti which the kids absolutely enjoy. This makes it a wholesome dish by bringing in the protein element to the pasta dish. Sometimes a large size ball call be served as an appetizer with embellished tomato sauce on the… Continue reading Baked Tofu “veg” balls

Appetizer, Sides and Snacks

Whole baked Cauliflower with Thai inspired dressing

Jump to recipe Today Cauliflower is used in many products in the place of flour. We are seeing cauliflower tortilla, cauliflower pizza crust, cauliflower burger buns …. yes there is a product like that ! Cauliflower is a Cruciferous vegetable which has a hard center and so takes well to baking and roasting.In this recipe… Continue reading Whole baked Cauliflower with Thai inspired dressing

Breakfast, Dessert

Donuts – healthy ?? yes, really …… BAKED !!

Jump to recipe Donuts is definitely an all American treat and curious if it is enjoyed in any other part of the world 🙂 Although the original recipe might have come from Europe, the present shape with a hole was completely an American sailor’s idea. He did not like the center of ‘cakes’ being ‘doughy’… Continue reading Donuts – healthy ?? yes, really …… BAKED !!

Appetizer, Italian, Sides and Snacks

Risotto Cakes with salvaged over cooked rice

Jump to recipe This dish will be a great addition to your hors d'oeuvres offering while entertaining guests or can serve as a weekend snack at home. This will not qualify for a simple quickie dish but with a little extra work, it provides a very appealing appetizer to serve for the Holidays or any… Continue reading Risotto Cakes with salvaged over cooked rice