Desi Style Chicken Clear Soup

Today I have an easy chicken clear soup made in Indian style. This soup is mildly spiced, light and flavorful. Back home, bone soup with mutton is very common which I already posted here. The version I posted has some lentils in it, which gives the soup a thick base and can be served with […]

Ground Chicken Taco Salad

Ground chicken taco salad is an easy salad for weeknight dinners and a great one to take to potlucks. Theme for this week’s blogging marathon is Salads. Last month when Pavani posted Taco Salad recipe, I immediately listed it down for this week’s theme. By then I already picked the theme and decided to make […]

Lentil Sausage Soup

The weather has turned cold all of a sudden and it was very cold yesterday. I guess it is finally time to put away the sandals and pull out boots, ear muffs and woolen wear. My third recipe from Food52 is perfect for this cold weather. It is a lentil sausage soup with lots of […]

Curried Spaghetti Salad

Today’s recipe is from a cookbook “Spaghetti, America’s favorite pasta”. This book has ‘n’ number of ways spaghetti can be cooked and various ways it can be served. One such way is to serve it is as a salad; cooked spaghetti tossed with flavored oil. Garlic, chili flakes and curry powder are roasted in hot […]

Husleves ~ Hungarian Pork Soup for Food of the World

This month Food of the World is traveling to Hungary. Hungarian food is based on meats, seasonal vegetables, fresh breads and cheese. Some of the food is spicy and common spice is Hungarian hot paprika. This cuisine has many stews / soups prepared with meats and fish. When I first did a research on this […]

Lablabi ~ Chickpeas Soup from Tunisia

Lablabi or lablebi is a Tunisian chickpeas soup. It is a thin soup flavored with garlic, cumin powder, harissa and served with stale bread and poached egg. Lablabi is a popular street food and a common breakfast in Tunisia. It can easily be made at home with various garnishes and accompaniments. On the streets, hot […]

Danish Egg Salad with Mustard Sprouts

Today I have a quick and easy recipe from Denmark. Egg salad is a typical Danish lunch. It can also be served on an open sandwich and rye bread is used for sandwiches. Open sandwiches, also known as smørrebrød are usual lunch for Danes. One day I made this egg salad for lunch and it […]

Czech Republic – Houbova Polevka Myslivecka ~ Hunter’s Mushroom Soup

Today we are traveling to Central Europe to Czech Republic for some Czech cuisine. Czech Republic was formed in 1993 when Czechoslovakia dissolved into Czech Republic and Slovakia. For the taste of Czech food, I chose a soup that is prepared with mushrooms, onion and bacon. I do not know why it is called Hunter’s […]

Algerian Shorba Frik

Starting today I am doing a month long marathon with “Around the world in 30 days with international ABC cooking” as the theme. Every day I will be posting a recipe from a country in alphabetical order. For first day, I chose Algeria for country starting with A. Today’s recipe is shorba frik, a soup […]

Lentil Salad with Mozzarella Prosciutto

Today’s recipe is a salad from Williams-Sonoma Salads cookbook. In this recipe, cooked lentils are tossed with red wine vinegar dressing and served with prosciutto and fresh mozzarella cheese. To make it a bit meatier, I added some hot Italian sausage. The recipe called for French green lentils and these lentils look like whole masoor. […]

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