2009 February14th: Romantic weekend meal
Puff pastry pizzas; chicken curry puffs; citrus roasted salmon with creme fraiche and horseradish sauce; spicy ‘naked’ jalapeno poppers; a simple one-layer tiramisu to sweeten it all up. All homemade in just 2 hrs, leaving plenty of time to enjoy V-day with my sweetheart.
2010 February 7th: Football feast
For our annual hosting of Super Bowl Sunday, we keep things simple – orange and paprika-roasted almonds are the only homemade items. Pair them with chips and salsa, hot delivery pizza, a delicious chocolate cake a friend brought over and tons of beer, and you have a very festive football night.
2010 January 29th: Birthday Special Gulab Jamuns
Rose-flavored dough-balls, deep fried till golden brown and macerated in a saffron-scented sugar syrup. My favorite dessert of the whole year, specially made by wifey for my birthday.
2010 January 2nd: A Coffee New Year indeed
Enjoying an espresso and mocha cappuccino with our new Illy Espresso maker. On a bit of a
2009 December 25th: A very merry Christmas Menu
Chilly Paneer. Bhel Puri. Shrimp Tempura. Vegetable Tempura. Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani. Methi Tomato Chicken. Pumpkin Pie. And a raspberry mango spritzer to wash it all down!
2009 December 15th: Fresh Tagliatelle with Jalapeno Sausages in Cream Sauce
Fresh pasta with a rich cream sauce, mushrooms and red peppers, with pieces of ready-made Jalapeno Sausages mixed in.
2009 November 30th: Orange-Mango-Strawberry Smoothie
My smoothie for the week made by blending fresh strawberries with some store-bought mango/orange juice and skim milk.
2009 November 22nd: Spicy Cajun-style buttermilk fried chicken with waffles.
Is there a better combination of sweet/spicy and soft/crispy?!
2009 November 15th: Home-made ‘Good Eats’ Waffles
To celebrate the official launch of Eat Love Cook, we bought a waffle maker and whipped up our first batch of home-made waffle goodness.
We used Alton Brown’s recipe and the waffles came out splendidly light and golden brown. I topped with butter and sugar, she topped with syrup.