Pesto Genovese (Classic Basil Pesto)

by ila on September 15, 2013. Updated September 16, 2013

My short break became long one, It has been four months since my last post. But my new assignment and sudden changes at work place made every other work difficult to manage. I was missing my blog so badly, and my friends. Finally I am doing it again.

Pesto Genovese (Classic Basil Pesto)

Pesto Genovese is the first pesto I’ve tried. I bought it from Cold storage and I liked it so much, later I tried it in again in one of the local restaurant. It was very smooth paste, flavor was not as strong as the one has which I bought from Cold storage. So I did my research, and found this method to make Pesto. I then figured out what was the difference in both pesto. Keep scrolling !
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Vegetable noodles

by ila on April 14, 2013. Updated April 16, 2013

My new edition in quick recipe section. Specially for singles,working couples and the moms looking for the sneaky way to sneak vegetables into kid’s diet. Initially I thought that this such a simple recipe you may not like to read about it, but when I heard my female colleague appreciating the recipe, I thought it deserves to be in blog. Such a cool recipe how can I miss it. Cool ! that’s what she said when I shared my simple recipe with her.

Vegetable noodles

Best of the dish is you can add all your favorite veggie ,sauces and it works great as lunch or dinner. So please try it out if you have never had this at home.
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Palak Paneer- Spinach curry with cottage cheese

by ila on March 20, 2013. Updated March 21, 2013

Palak paneer is my all time favorite. I feel that its one of the guilt free curry you can have with Naan brushed with lot of butter :) .

Palak Paneer


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Garlic Naan

March 4, 2013
Garlic Naan

It’s a stovetop version of Naan, this is something I always make whenever I invite my friends for  lunch or dinner. It’s not only easy to make and but also a good surprise for them.

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Quick and healthy Pasta with spinach

February 25, 2013
Quick and healthy Pasta with spinach

I am big fan of quick meal, specially it if is liked by my kiddo too. I make it mostly after coming back from office when we want to eat some home cook food and don’t have enough energy to cook complete meal. Spinach with pasta is perfect combination of […]

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Creamiest Hummus

February 21, 2013
Creamiest Hummus

My friend called me after seeing my post Tahini Recipe. She asked me about Tahini and Hummus. I told her whatever I know about both.  Please allow me give a little introduction with short FAQ to those who never tasted hummus before. “It’s a famous Middle eastern dip or spread. Basically […]

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Tahini Recipe

February 18, 2013
Tahini Recipe

All I knew about Tahini that it is one of the most important ingredient in Hummus. I used to buy it regularly from shop until I found this super easy recipe. I don’t remember how many times I bought it from super market and wasted money(collectively).

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Creamy mushroom tomato curry

February 14, 2013
Creamy mushroom

Its creamy,tangy and little spicy. It has all flavor we love to have in curry.

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Chinese vegetable spring rolls

February 10, 2013
Chinese vegetable spring rolls

  Gong Xi Fa Cai. Wishing all my Chinese friends a happy new year & others pleasant holiday. I’ve just started drafting this post and there is a firework happening to welcome new year at Chinese temple near to our house.  This year is year of snake. Two of my […]

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Mysore Bonda – quick fritters

February 2, 2013
Mysore Bonda - quick fritters

One of the best fritter I’ve ever made. It is different from other fritters we normally make. No stuffing, just a quick mix and fry.

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Best macaroni and cheese

January 26, 2013
Best macaroni and cheese

Happy weekend everyone! Its a long weekend here.  I thought of starting the weekend fiesta with my family favorite dish …mac and cheese. This is the best macaroni and cheese I have ever cooked. I used cheddar cheese ( no other cheese please) . I also added both garlic and […]

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