Month: December 2016

Cafe Buzzinga: Continental breakfast in Whitefield

Cafe Buzzinga: Continental breakfast in Whitefield

I drove past Cafe Buzzinga on Varthur Road in Whitefield a few times before I actually decided to try it one evening. By the end of dinner, I wondered why I waited this long! They’re pet-friendly, kid-friendly, serve hot breakfast all day and have Sheesha […]

Homemade Eggnog with Brandy

Homemade Eggnog with Brandy

Recipe Ingredients Serves 4-6 people 5 egg yolks 1/2 cup of sugar 2 cups of milk 1 tsp. of grated nutmeg Pinch of cardamom 1 clove 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon or 2 cinnamon sticks 2 vanilla beans or 1 Tbsp. of vanilla extract 1 cup […]

Beef Chili

Beef Chili

Recipe Ingredients 500gms or 1 pound of ground beef 2 medium chopped onions (save some for garnishing) 1/2 chopped green peppers 3 finely chopped garlic 1kg or 2.2 pounds of cooked peeled tomatoes (Blend, leave some whole and chop to make chunky chili) 200ml or […]

Freshly made Pita and Tzatziki with Roasted Chicken

Freshly made Pita and Tzatziki with Roasted Chicken

Recipe For the chicken 1 whole chicken skin on Salt and pepper 2 chopped garlic cloves 2 tsp. of oregano 4 Tbsp. of olive oil 1 Tbsp. of lime juice (You can add another Tbsp if you like) Directions Mix all the ingredients in a […]

Korean Fried Chicken with Crackling Spinach

Korean Fried Chicken with Crackling Spinach

  For the sauce  2-3 Tbsp. of sugar (to taste) 1/3 cup of water 1/3 cup soy sauce 4 cloves of chopped garlic (I love garlic) 1 tsp vinegar 1-2 Tbsp. of sriracha (I suggest to taste) 1/2 cup chopped green onions Red pepper flakes […]

Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread Pancakes

Makes 12-14 pancakes Dry Ingredients  2 cups of flour 4 Tbsp. of brown sugar 4 tsp. of cinnamon 2 tsp. of nutmeg 2 tsp. ginger powder 2 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. of baking powder 1/4 tsp. of salt Wet Ingredients  1.5 cups of buttermilk […]

Homemade Apple Cider

Homemade Apple Cider

It’s all about the Apple Cider this holiday. The chilled version. Hot apple cider with vanilla ice cream and homemade caramel sauce.   Apple Cider 8 Different varieties of apples ( I used gala, red delicious, granny smith, and Kashmir) 1 peeled orange 3-4 cinnamon sticks […]

Stuffed Hasselback Eggplant

Stuffed Hasselback Eggplant

For the eggplant 1-2 Aubergines/ Eggplant (washed and tips cut off) Slice them a little thinner from the picture (leave the bottom intact) Red roasted peppers (recipe below) Slices of mozzarella cheese Pesto sauce Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 200C *Please use […]

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Brownie Batter 3/4 cup of flour 1/2 cup of melted butter 1 cup of sugar 2 tsp of vanilla 1/4 cup of cocoa 1 tsp of vinegar A pinch of salt 2 eggs Red food coloring Cream Cheese Mixture 1 egg, 1.5 containers of cream […]