Oreo Cookie Butter, DIY Cookie Butter

Oreo cookie butter is a sweet, creamy, delicious, 4 ingredient, 10 minutes, kids friendly, spread. Use it as a spread for sandwiches, a dip for fruits or a topping for ice-creams and desserts. This month is 100th edition of Blogging Marathon (BM) and can’t believe it is already a big milestone edition! My BM journey […]

Instant Pot Pulihora Paste ~ Pulihora Pulusu

I recently bought an Instant Pot (IP) and instant pot pulihora paste / pulihora pulusu is my first instant pot recipe here. For those of you who are unfamiliar with instant pot, it is a brand that makes electric pressure cookers and my model is a pressure cooker, slow cooker and a yogurt maker as […]

Roasted Strawberries

Have some excess strawberries in the fridge that are calling out to be used and going to rot very soon? One way to use up or preserve strawberries is roasting them. This gives an extra week to consume the berries. This is a great recipe to preserve or extend the usage of berries by few […]

Berbere (Spice Mix)

Berbere is a spice mix or seasoning used extensively in African nations of Ethiopia and Eritrea. It is a key ingredient in these cuisines and is used in almost all the recipes to flavor the food. The key ingredients of the spice mix are chili pepper, ginger, garlic, onion, fenugreek, allspice and few more spices. […]

Homemade Moong Sprouts and Sprouts Stir Fry

Today is one of those days where I don’t know what to write or rather not in a mood to write much but lots of pictures. I usually write at least 2-5 sentences between each picture. This way I feel the post is balanced with pictures as well as some content to read. Since there […]

Glaze Icing and Frosted Baby Shower Cookies

Couple of weeks ago I baked baby themed cookies for my cousin’s baby shower. She was planning on baking these herself and I volunteered. Though I volunteered to bake and frost the cookies, I was a bit apprehensive as I never frosted cookies and as a matter of fact, I am not a good cake […]

Wadiyalu

I could not think of any regional food starting with W, in this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine. I had to twist the letter, just like I did with Q, to come up with a post for today. I have W for Wadiyalu, actually spelled vadiyalu. Wadiyalu are sundried crisps, sundried lentil balls, sun […]

Tamata Atukula Vadiyalu ~ Tomato Poha Vadi

Vadiyalu are sun dried crisps, sundried lentil balls or patties made with either lentils, vegetables or rice. Name of the vadiyam (singular) starts with the ingredient used, followed by the word vadiyam. Vadiyalu are either added to curries to enhance the flavor, can be eaten with rice or eaten as it is as a snack. […]

Tomato Sauce for CCChallenge

As I mentioned in my last post, I made tomato sauce as one of the condiments for week 3 of buffet on table. Later when I did some research, I was unsure if it falls in condiments category. I changed my mind and replaced it with basil pesto. This is a quick and easy tomato […]

Creole Seasoning

Louisiana Creole cuisine originated in Louisiana, United States which is influenced by French, Spanish, German, Italian, West African, Native American as well as Southern (American) cuisines. New Orleans is the largest city in the state and food capital of the state. There are many famous restaurants and great chefs from the region. One of the […]

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