Skeleton Gingerbread Cookies

Halloween isn’t something that is celebrated in India, but its a holiday I still love and try to integrate into the month of October. These gingerbread cookies are really easy to make based on how complicated you want the design to be. While most people won’t have a skeleton cookie cutter (do you even get one?)…

Tuna Salad on Bread – Hostel Life

So as you’ll may or may not know, I’m studying Culinary Arts in Aurangabad and live in a hostel. We don’t have a kitchen, kitchenette, fridge or stove. All we have is a hot/cold water dispenser and a microwave. So thats what we live with, and what we’ve learned to cook using. There is a supermarket…

Taco lime grilled chicken

Taco seasoning is something quite versatile and can be used on almost anything or in anything. I find the combination of lime and taco seasoning quite interesting, especially on grilled chicken. For the chicken: Chicken breast Taco seasoning Lime juice Salt (if the taco seasoning doesn’t have any) I marinated the chicken with the taco seasoning and lime…

Another 10 Things About Me

While I have a lot of food related things planned for this blog over the next few months, I’m back at college and so thought I’d share some more random things about me, since its been over a year since the last post. I love white! Everything white, including my nails and I’m obligated to…

Lemonade

The traditional drink for any and all picnics is lemonade, be it flavoured or the classic. Its something that you can make in a matter of minutes and seconds if the concentrate is ready. For the lemonade: 1 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 5 cups cold water  1 1/4 cup castor sugar Heat the sugar…

The Perfect Cheese Board

After scouring Pinterest for ideas for the picnic, one thing I noticed everyone had at a picnic, be it big or small was some sort of cheese board, which meant I absolutely had to have one. This involved not just cheese and crackers, but several other elements as well. I started off with three different…

Sandwiches

A sandwich is a done thing for a picnic. We stuck to two simple sandwiches a Chicken with Marinara Sauce and a Tomato and Cheese one. I had initially planned to do a pesto one however one of the salads had a pesto in it, so I thought why not change it up. Again, I…

Salads

  Salads are a super easy thing to whip up for a picnic, and are honestly super easy to eat. It’s not drippy, its light and can be eaten cold. We were quite ambitious while planning and decided to do 5 salads, but in the end we only made 3 salads. I made two a…

Having a Picnic

After seeing Zoella put up picnic videos and blog posts, I got really excited to have my own. With the monsoon having hit with a vengeance (we really need it so its ok) we experience few sunny days and mostly cloudy and rainy days and so over the weekend, we decided to have the perfect…

Thai Stir Fry Chicken

I made this and the noodles at the same time and honestly thought they went well together. Plus I really wanted protein that meal.  For the stir fry: Oil Garlic, minced Red chilies, thinly sliced Boneless chicken breast, cut into bite sizes Fish sauce Dark soy sauce Sugar Basil leaves Heat the oil in a…

Spicy Thai Noodles

The other day I had a serious craving for Thai food, and I don’t like Thai food so it took me a while to come up with something. While I didn’t have real Thai noodles I did have flat pasta, fettuccine. So that’s what I used. For the noodles: Fettuccine Olive oil 2 large eggs,…

Brookies

With Masterchef Australia having started a few weeks ago, everyone is trying out recipes from the masterclass. I however decided to try a recipe made by one of the contestants, Brookies. They are basically brownie cookies meaning they are crusty on the outside and gooey on the inside. Its the sort of thing I’d eat…