Category: Stove Top

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

I developed this recipe specifically for teaching cooking classes. Many people think that risotto is difficult or too complex to make, but I developed this risotto recipe to be easy, yet delicious.

Chocolate Soufflé

Chocolate Soufflé

Ah, the infamous Chocolate Soufflé! This light and airy melt-in-your-mouth dessert is sure to please every palate. I have baked hundreds of soufflés over the years and this recipe will always be an all-time favorite.

Note: always use ½-inch size pieces of chocolate or less to ensure it will fully melt.
For this dish, it is possible to prepare the base up to 12 hours in advance. Reserve the base on the counter at room temperature, until you are ready for service.

Carrot and Ginger Soup

Carrot and Ginger Soup

Healthy, delicious and velvety; this versatile carrot-ginger soup is perfect for any occasion. It can be served hot or cold and I must admit that I love it chilled, as it is so light and refreshing. If serving chilled, refrigerate at least two hours before service.
Note: this soup can be made well in advance or frozen for later use.

Coconut Panna Cotta

Coconut Panna Cotta

This dairy free version of the Panna Cotta is a nice vegan alternative. The panna cottas can be prepared up to 2 days in advance and will need 8 to 12 hours to fully set.

Pudaala Toast Sandwich

Pudaala Toast Sandwich

This recipe is, “A perfect innovative fulfilling meal”, This was handed down to me by my mother.

Fast Chicken Chickpea Cacciatore

Fast Chicken Chickpea Cacciatore

Delicious, quick, and hearty chicken and chickpea stew. Perfect for dipping up with crusty bread. Easy to make with pantry staples.

Palak Paneer Roulade with Shahi Korma

Palak Paneer Roulade with Shahi Korma

A main course royal dish inspired by Awadhi Cuisine with rich ingredients including Paneer (cottage cheese), Cream, Mava (Khoya), lots of nuts etc cooked in Ghee (clarified butter) to enhance its flavour.

Potato Puree With Roasted Chicken Quarter

Potato Puree With Roasted Chicken Quarter

A recipe I created when I wanted a soup and chicken dinner elevated. This a is a rich and creamy puree with potatoes, leeks, garlic, and cream. This heavy soup stands alone but is greatly complimented with pickled beets, roasted Brussels sprouts, roasted chicken, and carrot and apple slaw. These garnishes bring a full circle of flavors that creates a perfect balance. The bisque also acts as a sauce for the chicken.

Aunt Nina’s Breadballs and Sauce

Aunt Nina’s Breadballs and Sauce

This was my husband’s maternal grandmother’s recipe! It is really a unique recipe and very tasty! I serve this meatless family supper dish with a fresh salad and what a meal! For carnivores, simply serve with some Italian sausage.