Chef’s Nectar,”Honey and Lime fruit Salad”


Ingredients for making the salad is endless 1 pound (500 g) strawberries washed, hulled and sliced 3 kiwi fruits peeled and sliced into half moons 2 mangoes peeled and diced 10 ounces (300 g) blueberries washed 1 cup green grapes halved 9 ounce (250 g) can pineapple chunks or pieces (or 1/2 of a freshContinue reading “Chef’s Nectar,”Honey and Lime fruit Salad””

“Avtar Rana’s Poulet a la Chasseur”


Ingredients for making the chicken 1 tsp olive oil 25g unsalted butter 4 chicken breast 1 chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, crushed 200g pack small button mushrooms 225ml red wine 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 sprigs of thyme 500ml chicken stock Stuffings Slit the chicken breast and marinate it with salt and pepper and keepContinue reading ““Avtar Rana’s Poulet a la Chasseur””

Sweet Pongal with Beet root twist


Ingredients for Sweet Pongal for jaggery water for frying dry fruits: For Flavor ¼ cup water, to adjust consistency 2 tbsp ghee ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder small piece edible camphor / pacha karpooram Method of Making firstly, in a pressure cooker take ½ cup rice and ¼ cup moong dal (both soakedContinue reading “Sweet Pongal with Beet root twist”

Jaggery Pongal, Sakkarai pongal, exotic sweet dish


Ingredients for making the sweet pongal for pressure cooking ½ cup rice, soaked 15 minutes ¼ cup moong dal, soaked 15 minutes 2¼ cup water for jaggery water ¾ cup jaggery, gud ¼ cup water for frying dry fruits: 2 tsp ghee 10 whole cashew / kaju 2 tbsp raisins / kishmish 1 clove /Continue reading “Jaggery Pongal, Sakkarai pongal, exotic sweet dish”

Kiwi Muffins


Ingredients for making the kiwi Muffins 4 kiwi (medium size) peeled and diced to 2 tbsp chocolate flakes 1 cup total4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp baking powder1 tsp salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 egg slightly beaten 2 cups milk 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup canola sugar for dusting MethodContinue reading “Kiwi Muffins”

Strawberry Muffins


Ingredients for making the muffins 2 cups all purpose flour, plus 6nos glazed strawberries 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 stick or 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp almond extract 1/2 cup milk 2-1/4 cups diced strawberries, from 1 pint, dividedContinue reading “Strawberry Muffins”

“Honey Chilly Potatoes without Sesame Seeds”


Ingredients for making the honey chilly Potatoes 4–5 medium Potatoes, peeled and cut into fingers, or can use mcain Fresh Fries Oil for deep frying First Coating 2 teaspoon Chilli powder 1 teaspoon Garlic Paste 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Paste 3 tablespoon Corn Flour 3 tablespoon All Purpose Flour 2 teaspoon Salt Second Coating 3Continue reading ““Honey Chilly Potatoes without Sesame Seeds””

Lebanese Exotic Mezze Platter


Ingredients of the Mezze Platter unlimited variation 2 baby eggplants, sliced lengthwise (1/2″ or so in width) Salt to taste Olive oil 100 ml Hummus 100 gms Moutabel 100 gms 1/2 bell pepper, any color, cored Tazaki 100 gms Babagnouj 100 gms 6 Campari tomatoes, quartered 6 Persian (baby) cucumbers, sliced into spears Pitted KalamataContinue reading “Lebanese Exotic Mezze Platter”