Dinner/Lunch

Cashewnut and Basil Pesto Pasta

Pesto is one of the easiest things to make, especially if you have a food processor. I love how it comes together so quickly and it’s perfect for quick meals. Pesto is an Italian word meaning to grind which explains the origin of the pestle for mortar and pestle. Traditionally […]

 

Garlic Butter Naan (No Oven)

Naan of you are ready for this . Naan is a type of flatbread that is originally from Southern and Central Asia. It’s pretty popular in India. Naan is a yeast leavened bread that is traditionally cooked in a tandoor (traditional clay oven). The small pieces of dough are usually […]

 

Deep Fried Teriyaki Chicken Wings

This is the non baked version of my baked teriyaki chicken wings. Essentially the wings are marinated just like the baked version then coated in some seasoned flour then deep fried. For the marinade, I’m using both the lemon zest and juice, the zest flavours the wings and the juice […]

 

Baked Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Wings! My second favourite chicken part after glorious, juicy and thicc thighs. I love this recipe since it easy to to do and no fuss. The most involving part is making the marinade and assembling the wings and the teriyaki sauce. Whenever I’m making wings I usually make a huge […]

 

Easy Homemade Pasta

Happy New Year! Hope your 2020 is off to a great start. How about this year we learn how to make fresh homemade pasta from scratch? It’s so easy, it’s unbelievable and on top of you that you just need two ingredients. Yep, two. And you already have them in […]

 

Falafels with Salsa

The first time I made falafels my eldest daughter called them meatballs.They absolutely love eating them and always munch away even before I’m done making them.I’ve always been curious about falafels and how they taste. Strangely though, I have never ordered them at Zucchini. I always get the chicken shawarma.After […]

 

Spicy Chicken Shawarma

Change up your hosting game completely. These spicy chicken shawarmas are utterly delicious and perfect for a lazy Sunday lunch. All you need to do is marinate the chicken strips the night before and the rest is easy.For these shawarmas I used some boneless chicken breast cut in strips. The […]

 

Braised Beef Short Ribs

The first time I made beef short ribs I failed miserably. I had failed to recognise that they are a tough cut of meat and require extra love to get the best of them. Since then, I have perfected the recipe and I can confidently say that this meal wows […]

 

Shakshouka

Simply a one pot tomato based egg dish. My love for eggs has led me to discover and make different things. When I learnt of this dish, I just had to give it a try, in some places it’s called eggs in purgatory guess cause the eggs are contained in […]