The purist will say that this Cranberry Martini isn’t a martini because it is made with vodka. Usually martinis are made with gin and vermouth. But then if James Bond drank a martini with a vodka, Gordon’s and Lillet, I can’t be that wrong! Now I am not a Bond girl (though I do wish [...]
A sweet, savory and nutty bread – the Peshawari Naan. The aromas wafting through the kitchen while baking the peshawari naan are simply irresistible and so is the taste when the naan is baked and ready to be enjoyed. This month the theme for Bread Bakers was ” A touch of grape”. Stacy, who [...]
I have been making a tandoori paneer pizza for a long time now and as it turns out, I prefer to make these on a tortilla base or using the quick and easy Yeast from Fleischmanns. Because ideally making a pizza should be as easy as easy . Don’t you think? For the purists, I [...]
“Fajita. A Tex-Mex dish made from marinated, grilled skirt steak…served in a wheat tortilla. The word derives from the Spanish faja, for “girdle” or “strip” and describes the cut of meat itself.” Source —Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, John F. Mariani [Lebhar-Friedman:New York] 1999 (p. 125) Oh dear! By the above definition, my vegetable [...]
Pizza – the ultimate Football food, followed only by chicken wings. For this Sunday’s game day, I just decided to go with Pizza. The potato pizza is a family favorite. I first discovered it in Jim Lahey’s ‘My Bread’. This was the time when I first started experimenting with breads and one of my first [...]
Simple, everyday Kashmiri food.