Category: Vegetable

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.

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.

Healthy Dried Fruit truffles

Healthy Dried Fruit truffles

This vegan truffle is a healthy alternative to the decadent chocolate truffle. The recipe can be modified and used as a torte, cake, entremet base, or shaped into a bar for a healthy snack; the possibilities are endless.

Note: the healthy dried fruit base can be prepared in advance and frozen for up to 3-4 months.

Pudaala Toast Sandwich

Pudaala Toast Sandwich

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

Veg Pakora

Veg Pakora

Crispy Veg Pakora is made with gram flour/chickpea flour and is one of the most famous snacks from Pakistan. We make it with different veggies or even with chicken.

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

Sesame Chicken is one of my all time favorite Chinese take-out dishes. Despite my affinity for it, the summer is slowly approaching and I’m doing everything I can to cut unnecessary calories and fat, without compromising flavor. For example, although we’re breading our Cauliflower, we’ll avoid a ton of excess fat and calories by baking our florets instead of frying them. Even though this is a healthier choice than traditional Chinese take-out, no flavor or comfort factor is compromised.

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.

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.

Mango Salad with Miso-Sesame Dressing

Mango Salad with Miso-Sesame Dressing

This recipe came out of my cravings for something bright and refreshing but also something with a depth of flavour. What developed was an idea to create my take on a mango salad (Thai) with a miso-based dressing (Japanese). After making it the first time, my mother frequently asks for it to accompany our meals.