Chef’s Nectar,”Black Grapes Tarts”


Ingredients for the black grapes tarts 4 cups California seedless grapes3 tbsp each sugar and cornstarch1/2 tsp each ground cardamom and ginger1/4 tsp salt1 ready-to-use refrigerated pie crust dough(Make individual mini tarts or use the pie crust)1/4 cup each chopped walnuts and packed brown sugar2 tbsp butter2 tbsp milk Method of making Combine grapes, sugar,Continue reading “Chef’s Nectar,”Black Grapes Tarts””

“BBQ Seafood Platter”


Ingredients for the platter 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tbsp chopped basil Zest and juice of 2 lemons 4 blue swimmer crabs, halved, claws cracked 4 lobster tails or small whole lobsters, halved, cleaned 24 scampi, peeled (tails intact), de veined 32 green prawns, peeled (tails intact), deContinue reading ““BBQ Seafood Platter””

“Tempura prawns with kale salad, health recipe”


Ingredients for making the prawns DRESSING INGREDIENTS 100ml olive oil 20 ml white wine vinegar 1/2 tsp. dried thyme salt to taste SALAD INGREDIENTS 120 gms b grade Prawns 1 medium avocado (peeled, de-seeded and diced) 100 gms baby kale 2 medium garlic cloves 1 medium tomatoes (chopped) Tempura Batter 20 gms tempura flour 50Continue reading ““Tempura prawns with kale salad, health recipe””

“Dal Tadke Wali”


Ingredients for making the dal for tempering/tadka 2 tbsp oil 1.5 tbsp ghee or butter 1 tsp cumin seeds 5 to 6 garlic cloves – finely chopped ½ tsp red chili powder for garnish 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves (cilantro leaves) for smoke/dhunger Method of making Rinse the lentils and add them to the pressureContinue reading ““Dal Tadke Wali””

“Muffins the way you love it”


Ingredients for making the Muffins 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 to 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries Add 20 gms sugar Method of making Combine flour and baking powder; set aside. In a largeContinue reading ““Muffins the way you love it””

Chef’s Nectar” Blueberry Donuts”


Ingredients for making the donuts 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup greek yogurt 1/2 stick unsalted butter melted and cooled 1 cup blueberries VegetableContinue reading “Chef’s Nectar” Blueberry Donuts””

“Heavenly Indian Sweet Jalebi”


Ingredients for making the Jalebi SUGAR SYRUP 1 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Water 1 teaspoon Rose water or any essence 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Juice 1 teaspoon cardamom powder 1/8 teaspoon saffron sprigs 1 tsp vanilla essence Method of making the batter Assemble ingredients. All purpose flour can be used as a substitute, Cornflour. Assemble restContinue reading ““Heavenly Indian Sweet Jalebi””

“Chicken Scallopine with Saffron Sauce”


Ingredients for making the Chicken 2 tbsp olive oil 1 pound chicken cutlets (scallopine) 2 shallots, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup white wine 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 1/4 tsp saffron threads 1/2 cup heavy cream Salt to taste 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 3 tbsp chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Method ofContinue reading ““Chicken Scallopine with Saffron Sauce””

Cottage Cheese Rolls with Sun dried tomato


Ingredients for Cottage Cheese Rolls 1 onion ½ celery 2 garlic cloves Olive oil 3 cottage cheese 100 g of bread crumbs 50 g of oats 1 tablespoon of powdered garlic 1 teaspoon of sweet chili 1 teaspoon of oregano 3 eggs 50 g of minced pistachio Salt and pepper to taste 30 g ofContinue reading “Cottage Cheese Rolls with Sun dried tomato”

“Salmon with honey Mustard Cream Sauce”


Ingredients for making the Salmon fish Salmon 1.2 kg | 2½ pound side of salmon , sliced in four pieces 2 tsp minced garlic Sea salt , to taste Cracked pepper , to taste (optional) Honey Mustard Cream Sauce: 1 8 oz | 250 g packet cream cheese 1 cup milk (full fat or 2%)Continue reading ““Salmon with honey Mustard Cream Sauce””