Ham, Sweet Corn & Cheese Muffins

Some days you feel lazy. So lazy that you can’t even get yourself to go make lunch. The fact of having to make 3-4 dishes to keep your family happy scares you and then you think of this not-so-new concept anymore- BRUNCH.   It sounds fancy enough to all at home and the best part is […]

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 […]

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…

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,…

The Italia Indian!

Here is my journey on becoming the next Indian Pasta Lady. The Italians have always been close to my heart. Love the way they cook with so much of love. This is a baked pasta dish with all the possible veggies and beef mince! And some raw meat cutlets to go with it…