Category Archives: From Around the World

Thai Basil and Fresh Mint Fried Rice with Chinese Braising Greens

There is something about fresh aromatic Thai basil fried rice that makes me happy. Thai basil has an amazing aroma that creates a feel good sense, as does fresh mint. The beauty of this rice is that its packed with both. Really an easy dish to make with delicious results.

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Chile Rellenos with ZUCCHINI & PANEER

This recipe for chiles rellenos comes from Andrea Serrato, who sells an exquisite version of the dish out of her home in East Los Angeles. Ms. Serrato learned to make it from her mother, Rose Serrato, who fills big chile poblanos simply with queso ranchero, fries them in a cloudlike batter and simmers them in a garlicky salsa roja.” NY times Cooking

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Loaded Veggie Fried Rice

Lots of peppers, a little of this, a little of that, a splash of soy sauce, and drizzle of sesame oil , the result is this phenomenal rice dish that is healthy and delicious. With plenty of garlic and ginger, loads of summer peppers, carrots, broccoli, tofu, and rice – all these wonderful ingredients turn a humble rice into something scrumptious.

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Mediterranean Style Afternoon Tea

Hi everyone, are you still on summer holiday mode? Looking for a creative and exotic idea for an afternoon tea? Give this mediterranean inspired teatime spread a try. It’s cool, light, refreshing, and easy to put together. Honestly, this is the easiest afternoon tea spread with the most spectacular of results. Give it a try!

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Tuscan Summer Dinner at Babita and Shankar’s

Hello and Happy Wednesday! Hope you are having a good week. Today I’d like to share with you a menu suggestion for a light and summery dinner perfect for an al fresco evening . This menu has everything to make it a fun summery meal – garden fresh salad, garlic bread, pasta and roasted veggies. Serve it with a glass of wine and its perfect on a cool summer evening.

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