Bacon, Sweet Corn, Cheese & Rosemary Zucchini Bread

  What could be more satisfying than Summer baking? When the heat gets to you, you tend to just lose your appetite and stick to salads and smoothies. But could you really resist this loaf of mine? It’s got bacon, sweet corn, cheese, rosemary and ZUCCHINI. Haha. Let me say that again. Yes, zucchini-the vegetable […]

Bacon Brownie Cake

Start the new year with this sinfully sweet-salty bacon brownie cake that will make fall in love with this beautiful ingredient all over again.
It’s simple and can be made in a jiffy.
Do try it out!

Candied Bacon, Apple & Peach Tart

Bacon is love. I can eat it all the time, for every meal and adding it in my tart recently was the best decision I have ever made.
The great balance of saltiness and sweetness from the candied bacon, apples and peaches along with the crunchiness of the walnuts make it such a fab dessert.
Do try out My Candied Bacon, Apple & Peach Tart and let me know how it goes 🙂

Hearty Beef Lasagne

There’s nothing more comforting than a plate of pasta sheets separated by layers of robust and creamy sauces, loaded with cheese.
Presenting my Hearty Beef Lasagne, that’s an absolute treat to your taste buds.
Do read all about it here…

My Goan Sausage story

I’ve spent all my childhood eating Goa sausages. Whether it was mum cooking it at home or looking for a small joint in the by lanes of Goa that served it. There’s just something about this meat dish that makes it so popular!
Reliving my childhood memories, I experimented with these deep red, flavoured sausage links and came about with two dishes.
Sharing the two recipes that are simple, quick and delicious indeed.
Read on!

The Yum Tum Special Steaks With Herb-Crusted Potatoes And Dip

Mum was out of town last week and I got really fed up of eating out every day. It’s not that I hate it but it reaches a point when you can’ t take anymore of it and so this got me a good reason to get into the kitchen and start experimenting. I opened my fridge and used all the possible sauces I could find. That’s how I ended up with this cracked up meal of mine. I call it The Yum Tum Special Steaks With Herb-Crusted Potatoes And Dip It’s a simple, quick recipe that serves as a…

Chef Riya’s Twist of Taste

I am truly in love with Vikas Khanna. I just admire the way he cooks on national television. He is such a humble chef! They say the world is your oyster. Well I say, food is mine. There is so much one can do with it. And he has definitely helped me believe that! I remember very clearly. It was a Saturday night sometime last year and I was getting too bored. I felt like having pasta but not the boring, classic mac and cheese. (not that I hate it) When you are independent, your brain tends to be more…

The Yum Tum Spag Bol!

Nothing like a bowl of Spag Bol on a cold rainy night! Spaghetti Bolognese is one of the most lovable dishes across the world and is a wholesome meal too. Known in Italian as ragù alla Bolognese which is basically a meat-based sauce originating from Bologna, Italy… The sauce is the highlight of this dish! The earliest documented recipe of an Italian meat-based sauce known as ragù served with pasta comes from late 18th century Imola, near Bologna. In 1891, Pellegrino Artusi first published a recipe for a meat sauce characterized as being “bolognese”. While many traditional variations do exist,…

Saucy Baked Chicken!

A Classic Roast Chicken is a traditional British meal. You will find it on the table at every big occasion. It has always been the perfect food to have on a cold winter day keeping the soul warm. The wonderful aroma you get from it cannot be compared to anything else. Inspired by the Great Jamie Oliver, I decided to do my own variation of a classic roast chicken done with chicken pieces instead.