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Monthly Archives / July 2013

Mini Pizzas

Three different cheeses, three different kinds of chicken- Chicken Tikka, Buffalo chicken, Chicken Meatballs- three Great Pizzas! So normally whenever we make fresh pizzas at home (and by we I mean only my mom and my brother since they hog over everything) “we” normally get fresh pizza dough from a bakery, which we roll out [...]


Mediterranean Barley Soup

So Ramadan has started and this year I’ve decided to keep our iftars light and healthy. However, that didn’t quite happen yesterday. Yesterday, first day of Ramadan, we had a couple of really old family friends over for Iftar. You know what happens when you have guests over for Iftar? You need to pull out [...]


Roasted Almond Salad

Here’s an experimental sort of a salad that actually turned out to be quite good, in my opinion. The experiment : I made an Almond flavored dressing I have never added grapes to a salad before And I think it’s safe to say, that I was quite pleased with both my experimental adventures. Here’s what [...]


Butter Chicken

[Recipe Inspired slightly from Gordon Ramsay's version and made more desi]   I love Butter Chicken. My best friend loves butter chicken and she isn’t even desi! Who doesn’t love butter chicken…apart from my dad? Although he does seem to enjoy my version of it so…nevermind. Point is, everybody loves Butter Chicken! It’s super easy [...]


Grilled Chicken Salad

I, like the other 98%…97%? Ok 90! That’s the best I can do. I, like the other 90% of the Human population, prefer taste over health. So you can imagine my dilemma when I try to think of Healthy options while contemplating what to eat. So here’s what I do when I try to think [...]