Protein Rich Dishes – a mega marathon

September is here. When I think about what I did in the past 8 months this year, the answer seems to be only ‘planning’. I did not execute all of them but to my credit, I have made few hundred plans. One of them is this Mega Marathon in which my blogging family and I…

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Labneh

The third and final dish of the Lebanese cuisine theme is Labneh which stands testimony to the fact that not all awesome dishes need to have a tough recipe. Labneh is seen as Lebanese cream cheese and is just as thick and creamy. And all you need to make yourself a batch of labneh is…

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Pita Bread

Pita bread is one of the most popular and the classic dish of the Lebanese cuisine. The Pita is a leavened bread made with all purpose flour. We can either cook it on the stove top or bake in the oven. Having tried both methods, I definitely recommend baking it. The pita puffs up beautifully…

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Falafel

My theme for this week is Lebanese cuisine. Of course, the first few dishes that come to mind are pita bread, hummus and falafel. I was wondering if it would be too cliche to make these dishes for this theme but then I figured it is unbelievable that I still don’t have these classic recipes…

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Bansi Rava Upma

When the husband heard about this week’s theme and my first two dishes, he was pretty upset. He felt that by documenting those elaborate breakfasts alone, I was not being completely honest. Though I do make elaborate breakfasts for the weekend, it is not quite as often as he would like it to be. So,…

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Rava Dosa – a nearly foolproof recipe

In the second of my Weekend Breakfasts, I have the most delicious Rava Dosa with the classic partner, medhu vadai. They are accompanied by sambhar and two types of chutneys – coconut and coriander. All of this has to be washed down with a tumbler full of frothy, steaming filter coffee. I have tried numerous…

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Sandwich Platter

This week’s theme is about my favourite meal – breakfast. This chutney sandwich and hummus sandwiches are my favorite breakfast because not only is it easy to get it done but also absolutely delicious. One of the few things I enjoy since exchanging my money paying job for tantrums paying job is a leisure breakfast.…

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