Friday , 19 January 2018

Tag Archives: garlic

Pea and Mushroom Brown Rice Risotto

Who doesn’t like risotto?  And if you plan to pipe up and tell me that you don’t picture me putting my hands over my ears and singing “la la la la la”. But seriously, I find risotto crazy delicious and I love all the different ways you can customize it.  It actually reminds me of congee/jook only with more of ... Read More »

Italian Meatball Burgers + A Giveaway!

*** Thanks so much for all of the comments but this giveaway is now officially closed! *** I am so excited guys!  It’s my first OFFICIAL giveaway!  Sing with me – aaaaahhhhhhhhh. Alright so a quick recipe (since this is a food blog) and then I’ll get to the product review and how you could be the proud new owner ... Read More »

Lightened Up Bolognese Sauce

When I was younger I was an unabashed carnivore. I ate my burgers plain with cheese and ketchup, and would always eat the meat in dishes and often skipped the veggies. Forget a salad – I went the route of meat, meat and more meat. It’s not that I didn’t like vegetables, I would and did eat broccoli, carrots, peppers ... Read More »

Slow Cooker Pork Zuppa Toscana

[divider_flat] Finals week for me and then two weeks of no class i.e. spring break. Two…glorious…weeks. The husband is out of town though so that’s a bit sad, but at least it gives me time to catch up on all of these posts I’ve been stockpiling since when he’s not around my dinners turn into quick and easy foods such ... Read More »

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

  Ok, I have a confession – mushrooms…freak me out. I hate touching them.  They’ve got a weird texture and those giant Portobello mushrooms caps also have those really dark brown gills that you scrape out (a task I usually delegate to my husband). Then you get to those really crazy looking ones too – like cloud ear, oyster, morels ... Read More »

Recado Rojo Jalfrezi aka Mexican Jalfrezi with Refried Bean Pakoras

I’ve got so much to share in this post! Let’s start at the beginning.  I was contacted a few weeks ago by Johar’s Original Bollywood Chutneys asking me if I’d like to review their Hot Cilantro Chutney (maybe from reading my blog they noticed my love of spice and ethnic cuisines). So in the interest of full disclosure – I ... Read More »