Posts Tagged by Blogging Marathon

Sour Cream Spread

Sandwich Spread, Sour Cream Dip, Blogging Marathon

I made sour cream spread for the tomato basil bread I baked for day 1 of Tame the Yeast theme. I did not have any vegetables that day so made a simple sandwich by spreading this on the tomato basil bread. Some cold cut meats such as ham, salami or prosciutto would make excellent meats […] more

Homemade Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup 1

I made some tomato soup to go with the tomato basil loaf I made for the tame the yeast theme. I followed Food Network’s Michael Chiarello’s recipe. The recipe also had a video of the soup preparation but I ignored the video and just followed the written recipe. The written recipe asked to puree the […] more

Tomato Basil Loaf

Blogging Marathon, Tame the Yeast,

My theme for this week is Tame the Yeast. This is the first time I am taking up tame the yeast theme for blogging marathon. This theme was introduced 3-4 months ago. I always avoided this theme as both of us are not very fond of breads. But when I saw the breads for this […] more

Lemony Arugula White Beans Salad

Salad, Blogging Marathon, Giada's Recipe, Giada De Laurentiis Recipe

For the last day of cooking with lemons, I had planned a sweet treat. I was debating between lemon curd, lemon glazed cookies and lemon tarts. Last Thursday I was flipping channels and saw Giada’s show on food network. She made this refreshing lemony white bean arugula salad and I was sold on it’s simplicity. […] more

Lemon Rice ~ Nimmakaya Pulihora

Blogging Marathon, Lemon Rice,

For day two of the marathon under the theme cooking with lemons, I have a traditional South Indian recipe, nimmakaya pulihora. Pulihora is usually made with either tamarind, lemon/lime or raw green mangoes when mangoes are in season. Husband is not fond of pulihora and I rarely make it at home. Even if I do, […] more

Spaghetti with Lemon Sauce

Spaghetti al Limone, Pasta in Lemon Sauce, Italian Food, Italian Cuisine, Blogging Marathon,

For this week’s three day blogging marathon # 46, my theme is lemons. I will be posting 3 days of lemon recipes. For the first day I have very easy, quick and yummy pasta. Spaghetti is cooked until al dente, tossed in lemon sauce and served hot with or without any vegetables. The first time […] more

Zambia – N’shima & Fried Rape

Zambian Cuisine, Zambian Food, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking,

For the final day of the marathon, we travel to South African country of Zambia. Maize is a staple diet and is eaten as a thick porridge called N’shima, which is similar to grits or polenta. It is eaten with beans, green leafy vegetables, and dried fish or meat gravies. Common vegetables in Zambia are […] more

Yemeni Ka’ak

Yemeni Bread, Yemeni Cookie, Yemeni Food, Yemeni cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking

Today we travel to Yemen, an Arab state in southwest Asia. Sana’a is the capital and also the largest city in the country. Yemen is a culturally rich country with the influences from various civilizations. Yemeni cuisine is unique from Middle Eastern cuisine and also differs from region to region. Chicken, goat and lamb are […] more

Xalapa – Enfrijoladas ~ Tortillas dipped in Bean Sauce

Mexican Food, Mexican Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking

Just like W, there is no country starting with alphabet X. The exception for X is similar to that of W. We can do a region or a city starting with these letters but we cannot repeat that country for the alphabet it starts with. I am doing X for Xalapa, Mexico. According to the […] more

Wuhan – Re-Gan Mian ~ Hot & Dry Noodles

Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking, Chinese Food, Chinese Cuisine, Re Gan Mian

There is no country starting with alphabet W. We decided to do a city or a region starting with this alphabet but only catch is we cannot repeat that country for the alphabet it starts with. Had I done C for China, I could not have done Wuhan, China for W. So for W it […] more