Sausage and Mushroom Stir Fry

Ingredients– 100 gm chicken sausage, chopped 100 gm tinned button mushrooms, sliced in half 1 large onion, sliced thinly 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper to taste Butter – 1 tbsp Method – Heat about 1 tsp butter Add the minced garlic Add the onions and fry till light…

Fish Florentine

Ingredients- For Fish – 500 gm boneless fish, cut into 2” cubes 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper For the Spinach – 500 gm spinach, blanched and puréed 1 tbsp butter 1/2 tsp garlic paste 1/2 tsp pepper Salt to taste For the White Sauce- 2 tbsp butter 1.5 tbsp flour 1 cup milk A…

Bread and Butter Pudding

Ingredients– 125 gm raisins, soaked overnight in liquor or orange juice 75 gm softened butter (can use more) 125 gm fine granulated sugar 10 slices thinly cut white bread 450 ml whole milk 150 ml single cream 3 – 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 60 gm sliced almonds Demerara sugar and cinnamon powder for…

Pizza

Ingredients– 1 1/3 cups warm water 2 1/4 tsp instant/active yeast 1 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp olive oil 3/4 tsp salt 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour + more for hands and surface Method – Whisk the warm water, yeast and sugar in a bowl and cover and allow to rest for 5 minutes Add…

Pizza/Pasta Sauce

Ingredients– 6 red tomatoes 2 tsp oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp basil leaves, finely chopped 3/4 tsp sugar 3/4 tsp paprika Salt to taste 1/2 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp chilli flakes 1 tbsp ketchup 1/2 tbsp butter Method– Slit X on the bottom of tomatoes Add the…

Baked Rice Pudding

Ingredients– 1 litre milk 100 ml cream 50 gm rice 30 gm butter 60 gm light brown sugar 3 green cardamoms 2 tbsp raisins 2 tbsp chopped cashew nuts A pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon powder Zest of 1/2 orange Method– Heat butter in a saucepan Lightly roast the nuts and raisins and add the…

Hasselback Potatoes

This is a dish with very few ingredients, it is beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. It was first served in Hasselbacken Restaurant in Stockholm in 1953! Ingredients– 10 medium potatoes, unpeeled and washed clean and patted dry 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2-3 tbsp butter melted 1 tsp onion powder 1…

Mini Chicken Quiche

Ingredients for shortcrust pastry- 175 gm flour 1/4 tsp salt if using unsalted butter 113 gm cold butter, diced 2-3 tbsp ice cold water approximately Directions for shortcrust pastry – In a large bowl, combine the flour and salt if using Cut the butter into the flour using a pastry blender Add water as much…

Eggless Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients – 1 cup flour 2 tbsp corn flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter (I used salted butter) 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 tsp salt (I skipped as I used salted butter) 1/4 cup jam (I used strawberry jam) Directions – Line a baking sheet with silicone mat or parchment paper Sift…

Garlic Chicken Cheese Rolls

Ingredients – 2 cups flour1.5 tsp yeast2 tbsp + 1 tsp sugar1+1 egg1 tbsp sesame seeds1 tsp salt3 tbsp + 1 tbsp softened butter1 tsp garlic powder1 cup shredded cheese1/4 – 1/2 cup warm milk1/4 cup warm water For stuffing – 300 gm boiled and shredded boneless chicken2 medium sliced onions6 thinly sliced button mushrooms10…