Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

You won’t believe but we probably ate thousand pounds of berries this summer, and it still won’t be enough! We were in store last weekend and if you know my son, he loves berries! He made me get big box from Costco along with many fruits. This week he is into baking again, so we [...]

Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elote)

Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elote)

When fresh corn is in the season, it is time to fire up the grill or your gas stove! This Mexican street corn is on repeat all summer long at my home. Cooking on the hot grates or over open fire provides a nice flavorful smokey char on the surface, but all the luscious toppings [...]

Cheesy Garlic Pesto Pull-Apart Bread

Cheesy Garlic Pesto Pull-Apart Bread

I have full on confession to make. I think I have eaten almost half of this loaf of pull apart bread all by myself. LOL! Bread-Cheese-Pesto-Butter-Garlic. <-Five out of the six best things known to man all stuffed inside on recipe. The last one is chocolate, in case you are wondering!! When it comes to [...]

Avocado Veggie Salad

Avocado Veggie Salad

When you have abundance of avocados, it gets difficult to come up with different quick meal ideas everyday. This flavorful avocado veggie salad is simple, colorful and healthy too! This is my favorite go to salad to eat on weekly basis. It is very versatile and pairs well with lots of things. You can eat [...]

Idli – Rice and Lentil steamed cakes

Idli – Rice and Lentil steamed cakes

Idlis are South Indian savory steamed rice cakes that are prepared by steaming a fermented rice lentil batter. Idlis are staple in our home because my 3.5 year old eats Idlis 3-4 times a week. Idlis are healthy meal option for kids and perfect to take with you while traveling. Idlis are gluten free, vegan, [...]

Baingan Bharta (Smoky Eggplant Curry)

Baingan Bharta (Smoky Eggplant Curry)

Since childhood, I have always been an eggplant fan and like it in any form. My mom makes the best eggplant dumpling curry, which is still my most favorite curry recipe! When it comes to Indian Cuisine, there are various ways of cooking eggplant. You can stuff them, saute them, or fire roast them. Either [...]

Kesar Pista Elaichi Shrikhand (Sweet yogurt with saffron, pistachio, and cardamom)

Kesar Pista Elaichi Shrikhand (Sweet yogurt with saffron, pistachio, and cardamom)

Kesar Pista Elaichi Srikhand is most versatile recipe and one of the first recipes I learned in childhood. In india the first recipe you learn to make as a child is homemade yogurt. The integral key of getting the perfect shrikhand is to hang yogurt in cheese cloth for at least 4-6 hours. Once you [...]