Ground Beef with String Beans | Asian Inspired

 

 This dish is my version of imitating one of the most popular dishes from the Szechuan province of China. It’s usually stir fried in a wok. I used a non-stick pan and instead of stir frying the beans, I kinda steamed it – works perfectly every time. I first cooked the ground beef. The flavors…

Flatbread | Softest handmade bread dough with cheese stuffing

 

 Being a trained bread baker has helped me to perfect bread baking. So when I say this is no ordinary flatbread, it’s a fact. Any one can make the dough without using a stand mixer or bread maker. It’s that easy. The dough all by itself as a baked flatbread is simply soft and delicious….

Nutmeg, Tarragon Roasted Chicken

 

 One look at this perfectly browned roasted chicken when it’s out of the oven and you will be sure to pinch a piece of it and pluck it into your mouth. And I won’t blame you. After all, you will be drooling from that aroma of the nutty sweetness of nutmeg coupled with the bittersweet…

Leeky Drunken Chicken | One Pan Recipe

 

 Behold the boring chicken dishes no more. Imagine a drunken chicken that does not get you drunk from drinking alcohol. The only guilty drunken pleasure you will gain from this dish is an abundance of exciting flavors. It’s a rich savory dish that can be eaten on it’s own or serve over a bed of…

Turkey Sausage & Minced Meat with Veggies

 

 This well-seasoned sausage and turkey minced meat with colorful veggies is quite delicious. It’s an easy to cook recipe that is healthier than using ground beef. But you can substitute beef if you prefer. I usually like to serve this dish with a serving of my Tomatoes, Black Eye Peas Basmati Rice recipe. They pair…

Tomatoes, Black Eye Peas Basmati Rice

 

 Tomatoes and black eye peas makes the perfect paring for this basmati rice recipe. I love black eye peas and rice, but this version with the tomatoes is fit for a fine dining menu. A hint of cumin adds a bit of warm and earthy profile. I like to classify this beautifully flavored dish as…

Refreshing Watermelon Spinach Smoothie

 

 If you are looking for a light and healthy smoothie, this is the one to try. The combination of fresh watermelon, frozen pineapple and strawberries and fresh spinach packs in a lot of nutrients while keeping the calories low. I know… smoothies are typically defined as a creamy drink that has some type of dairy…

Salmon Rockefeller | No Butter Version

 

 This is a stupendously delicious and healthier version of Salmon Rockefeller. The term Rockefeller is typically associated with Oysters. But why limit the savory saucy spinach topping to just that delicacy. This salmon recipe however, puts a healthier spin on the sauce. It’s quick and easy to make and I love the fact that it…

Creamy Polenta | with Sweet Peas & Scallions

 

 In a world of the many choices of polenta recipes this creamy peas and scallions is a must try. The nutty taste of the creamy and faintly sweet fontina cheese is an amazing choice that complimented the sweet peas and scallions perfectly. And a little bit of the sharper taste of parmesan was a plus….