Monthly Archives: June 2014

murg makhani | butter chicken

Hands up if you like butter chicken! Chances are, you did raise your hand, even if it was done mentally.    There are so many versions of butter chicken –…

chocolate chocolate chip muffins

I bake a lot. However, not every bake is a successful one. Naturally, the unsuccessful bakes and the so-so (okay but not great) bakes don’t make it onto my blog….

chicken and cream cheese mini-pie – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

It has been a while since I last posted an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe. No, I have not stopped making these quick and easy mini-pies. It’s just that there are…

pork masala

The LAM and I love Indian food, especially North Indian food. I mean, what’s not to like? It is, without a doubt, one of the most flavorful cuisines one can…

mama’s cranberry pound cake

I admit that when I started researching Paula Deen’s recipes for this month’s Cook Like a Star linky party, I was a tad worried. It was largely due to the…

chicken empanadas

An empanada, which means “to wrap or coat in bread”, is basically meat and/or vegetables wrapped in pastry before being fried or baked, much like calzones, samosas and curry puffs. …

lady and sons chicken pot pie

I have made pot pies before. Loads of times. But I have to say, this pot pie recipe beats all the other pot pie recipes I had ever made because…

pizza making class | school holiday activity

The school holidays have started, but since Aden is still in nursery, he does not have any holidays. So today, we played truant and had some fun! Because I cook…

cream cheese muffins | cream cheese muffins with chocolate chunks

I have been making various muffins from my current favourite muffin book, “The Ultimate Muffin Book” by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough and since I am still trying to use…

italian chicken and pasta bake

This month we are cooking like Paula Deen and the Deen Brothers at Cook Like a Star. I have been looking for good tomato-based baked pasta recipe. I am not…