A bowl of Bigos - the delicious hunter's stew from Poland , made with assorted meat, sauerkraut and a hint of spices

One Pot Bigos – Hunters Stew From Poland

Bigos is a hearty meat stew from Poland. Assorted cuts of meats are stewed with cabbage and flavorted with caraway seeds and sauerkraut for long lengths of time creating mouthwatering complex flavors.

Thumb Print Cookies or the Swedish Hallongrotta

Thumbprint Cookies

This is one of  the  easiest  cookies  to make.  A  simple  shortbread dough and  some  jam makes  for an  extremely delicious combination.  This  thumbprint cookies, the Swedish  Hallongrotta , is  perfect  even  for beginner bakers

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole Vegan

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole | Vegan

An  easy to make  sweet   potato  casserole  that  is   savory   and  mildly sweet  at  the  same   time. The  herbs   enhance  and  complements  the  natural  sweetness  of  the potatoes  and   stacks  creates a   wonderful  combination  of  textures.  Use a  mix  of  colors  for  prettier  presentation.

Hot And Sweet Roasted Kabocha squash

Roasted Kabocha Squash With A Hint Of Sweet And Warm Spices

Roasted  Kabocha   slices make a  light and  satisfying  side  dish.   It is  easy to make  and  the  addition of  a  few  warm  spices  make  it  an  irresistible   treat.   It  is a  vegetarian/vegan  side  for   your  holiday table  or  anytime  else !

Badam Puri or Badami Puri or Almond Poori

Badam Puri | Badami Puri | Almond Crisps | #EatTheWorld

These are sweet crisps made with a flour and almond dough. The shaped and fried crisps or puris turn glossy after being soaked in sugar syrup. These sweet and crunchy treats are perfect for holiday celebrations.

Vegan Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

Green Bean Casserole From  Scratch | Vegan

Easy from scratch vegan version of the popular holiday side – green bean casserole. This bursting with flavors version takes less than 30 minutes to make and tastes creamy and delicious.

Easy Cranberry And Peach Cobbler - Easy No fail From Scratch Recipe

No Fail Cranberry And Peach Cobbler

Cobblers are easy to make rustic fruit desserts. This cranberry and peach cobbler brings the flavors of summer and fall together in on beautiful dessert .

Kerala Style Green Peas Curry in Pressure Cooker , Instant Pot Recipe

Green Peas Curry In Instant Post | Kerala Peas Curry | Vegan

This is a typical Kerala style green peas curry made with dried green peas. This is a lighter version cooked with warm aromatic spices. The hearty buttery flavors of the mature peas are enhanced by the aromatic flavors of this curry.

Vattayappm - the soft and spongy sweet Rice Cake From Kerala

Vattayappam – Soft And Spongy Yeasted Steam Cakes

Vattayappam is a soft and spongy rice cake popular in Kerala and neighboring regions. It is made with fermented rice batter. Coconut, sugar and cardamom are the other ingredients that add to its appeal. This cake takes very little hands on time to make.

Apple Walnut Pull Apart Loaf

Apple Walnut Pull Apart Loaf | Baked From Scratch

Pull apart or tear and share breads are perfect for casual gatherings or family meals. This wonderful bread filled with grated tart apples and walnuts . Serve it at tea time or for breakfast as a special treat.

Easy Peanut butter fudge from scratch

Easy 4 Ingredient Home Made Peanut Butter Fudge

This is one of the easiest fudge recipes. It takes only 4 ingredients and comes together in 15 minutes or less. The fudge has softe texture and is loaded with peanut flavors.

The Popular Bengali Sweet Rasgulla

Rasgulla – Elegantly Sweet

Rasgulla is a spongy syrup based dessert popular in the Indian Subcontinent. Coagulated milk is used to make the spongy balls which are cooked in sugar syrup. This is a simple and elegant dessert fit for any table.

Frozen Custard Cherry

Decadent Frozen Treats – Cherry Frozen Custard

A decadent frozen dessert made with eggs, cream , sugar and cherries. It melts in the mouth to reveal its luscious creamy texture and tastes absolutely divine. The base recipe for custard can be used to make other flavored versions as well.

Home Made Ghee

How To Make Ghee

Ghee is the preferred choice of fat in cooking many curries and other dishes. It is believed to have many beneficial properties compared to other cooking oils and fats. Making ghee at home is a simple and easy process and the rewards are absolutely worth it.

A Kerala meal with Pineapple Pachadi

Pineapple Pachadi | Pineapple , Yogurt and Coconut | Sadya Recipes

Pachadi from South India is a type of curry where the fruits/vegetables are cooked in a paste of ground coconut. Sour curd (yogurt) is added towards the end of cooking and the dish is flavored with seasoned oil and spices. Pineapple Pachadi, from Kerala has a unique combination of sweet and sour flavors.

Broken wheat payasam or gothambu pradhaman

Gothambu Payasam | Broken Wheat Kheer

Broken Wheat Payasam is a traditional Kerala dessert made with coconut milk, jaggery , broken wheat and spices. It is a delicious sweet treat that is served on special occasions.

Toum - the Lebanese garlic sauce

Toum – The  Lebanese  Garlic  Sauce | Cook With Kids

Toum is the Lebanese garlic sauce popular in the middle east. It has a fluffy , easy to spread texture. The flavors of garlic are strong but mellowed by the addition of lemon juice and oil. Try this vegan sauce in your dips, marinades and spreads.

Kerala Style black chickpea Curry in Instant Pot

Instant Pot Kadala Curry – Kerala Style Brown Chickpeas Curry

This black chickpea curry is a popular dish in Kerala and the Konkan region. Flavors of coriander coriander and coconut goes well with chickpeas. Serve it with any of your favorite flat breads or rice or with traditional Kerala breakfast like – appam , puttu or idiappam.

Pickled Beets – Right In Your Fridge

Pickled beets are a good addition to the pantry. These are easy to make and pickled in a lightly sweet and sour vinaigrette. The flavors of these pickled beets perfectly complements many dishes – like salads , sandwiches and can even be served as a side of roasts.

Lassi - Mango , salt or plain , strawberry

A Trio Of  Lassies

Lassi is a yogurt based drink popular in the Indian sub continent. Yogurt is diluted with water and blended with a hint of spices,
fruits or herbs. It is served chilled it is a refreshing drink , or a light meal .

A delicious pressed sandwich with grilled vegetables and a crusty loaf

Roasted Vegetables Picnic Loaf

Picnic loaves are an easy and delicious way to enjoy a day out. It is a make ahead sandwich that is perfect for lunch boxes as well. The sandwich is is assembled ahead of time ans the flavors are allowed to meld and mature.

Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad

Easy Light Pasta  Salad With Grilled Vegetables

This is light meal or a side dish made with grilled vegetables and pasta. It is tossed with a simple vinaigrette made with few pantry staples. The summer flavors come alive in this dish and it is a nice vegetarian/vegan option to add to your next cookout.

Grilled Duck Breasts With Spiced Orange Sauce

Grilled Duck Breasts With Spicy Orange Sauce

Grilled duck pairs well with orange sauce. This version has a spiced orange sauce adding an extra zing to this delicious recipe. Duck breasts are easy to grill and do not require long marination or cooking . I have used Maple Leaf Farms Duck breasts here and flavors are clean and fresh.

Uzbek Samsa - The flaky pastry with minced lamb filling.

Around The World One Bite At A Time. 1- Uzbek Samsa    

Samsas are a popular snack all over Central Asia. These come in many shapes and sizes. These triangular Uzbek Samsas are filed with a mix of lamb and onions and encased in a flaky pastry crust and baked. There is only one word to describe it – delicious !

Sweet Cinnamon pull apart buns - or Monkey Bread

Cook With Kids – Monkey Bread    

Bundt pan , brown sugar and sweet dough, Monkey bread is fun to make . Soft pieces of bread coated in sticky caramel is perfect dinner dessert. If you are looking for a recipe to make with kids, this is a must read!

Coconut Based Shrimp Curry With Raw Mangoes

Chemmeen Manga Curry – Shrimp Curry With Raw Mangoes

Shrimp curry with raw mangoes is a popular seafood dish in Kerala. The raw mangoes add delicious tangy flavors to the dish while adding to the creaminess of the curry. This is an easy curry to make for a weeknight dinner.

Stir Fried Thai Basil Chili Beef

Thai Inspired Stir Fried Basil Chili Beef

Stir fries are easy to make and can be served along with a bowl of rice making it a satisfying and filling meal. This is such a dish that take just a few ingredients and in very little time makes a delicious meal. Basil and chilies coupled with fish sauce makes a delicious and aromatic dish.

Rustic Mediterranean Olive Bread Made With Kalamatta Olives

The Simply Irresistible Mediterranean Olive Bread

This Mediterranean Olive Loaf is a rustic free form loaf dotted with olives. A few simple but high quality ingredients are all you need here. The olives are the star and add an extra depth of flavor to this bread. It is prefect to much on as is or as a side for soups and salads.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble With Vanilla Ice Cream

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Strawberry rhubarb crumble is an easy and delicious dessert to make. The rhubarb and strawberry filling looks and tastes delicious , while the topping has an almost crisp biscuit like crunch. When served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream it is absolutely incredible.

Old fashioned Mahogany cake - chocolate and coffee velvet cake

A Very Old World Mahogany  Cake Recipe

Mahogany cakes are one of the first cakes to incorporate chocolate and coffee in the batter. It is delicious, all natural and has surprisingly mild but enticing flavors. Give this recipe a try and experience it yourself !

Shakshuka - poached Eggs in tomato sauce

Shakshuka – Poached Eggs In Spicy Tomato Sauce

Shaksuka is a popular comfort food in the middle east and north Africa. This easy dish is made by poaching eggs in a seasoned tomato based sauce. It is easy to make and when served with few slices of bread make for a crowd pleasing quick meal.

Wattalappam The tropical Custard From Sri Lanka

Wattalappam  –  A  Creamy Tropical Custard From Sri Lanka

Wattalappam is   creamy  dairy free custard  from Sri Lanka.  It is  made  with egg,  kithul jaggery ,  coconut milk and  a  dash of spices.  Similar  to  flan or  cream  caramel  it  very earthy and  divine at  the  same  time.

Spiced Plum Chutney

Plum Chutney With Warm Spices

This spiced plum chutney is sweet and tangy with a hint of warm spices. It is easy to make and needs no preservatives or extra pectin. Use it on toast or make dips or use it as a glaze – the options are many

Garden Tomato Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes

Garden Tomato Salad With Capers

This is one of the easiest salads to make. Fresh tomatoes and basil add the visual appeal while a simple vinaigrette makes the flavors memorable. Simple, easy to make and bursting wit garden freshness ..

Chakka Pradhaman or kheer made with Jackfruit

Jackfruit Kheer – Chakka Pradhaman

Jackfruit Kheer or Chakka Pradhaman is a dessert made with ripe jackfruit, jaggery and coconut milk. It is typically garnished with a liberal heap of
cashew nuts, raisins and coconut slices. These quintessential South Indian flavors present a perfect ending to a feast.

Koottu Curry - Vegetable and Chick Pea Dish For Sadya

Kootu Curry – Vegetable and Bean Curry

Koottu Curry is an important part of the Kerala Sadya Menu. It Vegetables and black chickpeas and cooked and mixed together with coconut and spices. A spiced roasted coconut seasoning adds the final touch.

Vishu Kanji With Jaggery - Breakfast for the new year

Vishu Kanji With Jaggery – A Sweet Start To The New Year

Kanji is a porridge made with rice and served with a one or more sides. Vishu Kanji is a special version made for Vishu – the Malayali New year. This is the sweet version of the dish in which cooked beans and rice are flavored with coconut milk and spices and sweetened with a little jaggery.

Konju Theeyal - Kerala Style Shrimp Curry with roasted coconut and spices .

Konju Theeyal – Prawns In Spicy Gravy , Kerala Special

This is an popular Kerala dish in which prawns are cooked in a spiced coconut sauce. Coconut is roasted and ground giving the curry more depth of flavors. This curry is creamy and delicious without packing on too much calories.

Semiya Payasam - Vermicelli Kheer

Semiya Payasam – Vermicelli Kheer

Semiya payasam or vermicelli kheer is one of the easiest Indian deserts to make. It is sweet , creamy and satisfying and often low on calories for a desert. Vermicelli noodles are cooked in milk and sweetened with sugar and flavored with cardamom .

Pane Di Pasqua - Italian Easter Bread

Italian Easter Bread – Pane Di Pasqua | With Video Recipe

Pane Di Pasqua – this is the Italian Easter bread that is soft, sweet and absolutely delicious. It is an enriched bread almost like a brioche and shaped into braids or wreaths and studded with eggs. These mini wreaths with eggs in the center is perfect for the Easter basket !

Spotted Dog - Irish Soda bread

Spotted Dog – An Irish Soda Bread

Soda breads are leavened with baking soda and can be made in very little time. Spotted Dog is a sweeter version of Irish Soda bread with currants or raisins added. This light and sweet bread can be made in under an hour .

Creamy Tomato Soup Vegan

Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe Vegan

Here is a vegan version of the cream of tomato soup. It comes together fast and is fresh, light, healthy and delicious ! You will not miss the extra calories or the creaminess !

Roasted Carrots With Garlic and Parsley

Roasted Carrots With Garlic And Parsley

Fresh carrots are sweet and tastes delicious when roasted. The beautiful bunch of multicolored carrots are roasted in a hot oven and tossed with garlic and parsley oil. This is a wonderful appetizer or side dish that takes very little time to make.

Easy Thai Red Curry With Chicken

Curry In a Hurry – Easiest Thai Red Curry With Chicken

Chicken and vegetables in the exotic flavors of the Thai red curry paste and coconut milk is a perfect end to a hectic day. The best part it that it all comes together in one skillet and under 30 minutes ! Serve with a steaming bowl of rice or ditch tradition and serve with a piece of crusty bread !

Kicked Up Deviled Eggs

Kicked Up Deviled Eggs – Deviled Eggs With a Spicy Twist

The classic deviled eggs are an easy appetizer to make. Here is a spiced up version that is hot, tangy with a bit of sweet undertones. There are so many ways  of  flavoring  deviled eggs   that  I guarantee  you that  you  will never  get  tired of  it.