Turkish Patatesli Gozleme, Potato Stuffed Flatbread

Theme of the Week The theme for this week is stuffed flatbreads from around the world. The first in this 3 day series is bakshalu from my home state in India, which was posted yesterday. Today we travel to Turkey for a savory stuffed flatbread, patatesli gozleme. Patatesli is potato in Turkish and patatesli gozleme […]

New York Style Pizza

For the last day of three days of region cuisine, I have a NY style pizza. My plan was to do NY hot dog but had to change the dish as there were no takers for it. When I decided to do the pizza, I didn’t realized the dough needs to be proofed/fermented for at […]

Easy Garlic Cheese Bruschetta

Garlic cheese bruschetta is a great snack and a starter and makes a filling meal with a with a bowl of soup. What is a Bruschetta? Bruschetta is an Italian toast rubbed with olive oil & garlic, usually served as an appetizer. Tough tomatoes, olives, cheese are some of the popular toppings for bruschetta, mushrooms […]

Italy – Prosciutto Fresh Mozzarella Tomato & Arugula Panini

Italian cuisine is popular worldwide, at least in the parts of the world I have been to. Some of the popular foods from this cuisine are pizza, pastas, gelato and tiramisu to name a few. I had a difficult time deciding on what to cook and I also considered other countries starting with ‘I’. But […]

Crostini with Cherry Tomatoes & Mozzarella

I recently joined International Food Challenge group organized by Saras & Shobana. The idea behind the group is to explore the cuisine around the world. This group started last year and last month was the first anniversary of the event. Since it was the anniversary month, the challenge for August was to cook one recipe […]

Corn, Bell Pepper and Cheese Toasties

Today I have a quick and easy recipe from Sanjeev Kapoor’s Khana Khazana. This is similar to bread canapes I posted sometime back with mixed vegetables. Today it is with a mixture of corn & green bell peppers. I mention this every time I post a corn recipe and I am going to repeat it […]

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. […]

English Muffin Pizza

Today is the fifth day of the marathon and the recipe name starts with “E”. Coming up with a dish that starts with letter “E” was quite challenging. I always had egg recipes; egg curry or egg fried rice as backup recipes but I was not keen on posting either of those. All I could […]

Tandoori Tofu Pizza for the Punch

Sweet Punch for this month is Pizza. The recipe Divya chose for the Punch is from Pioneer Woman. The recipe for the base was given to us and we had to let our imagination run wild for the topping. The recipe given to us yields two pizza crusts and I decided to make half the […]

Bread Canapes

First thing I did today, on a Monday morning, is bake this little delectables. I had some bread sitting in my pantry for past ten days unopened. I wanted consume at least some of it before sending to the trash can. I was thinking of blogging these canapes for some time and thought I would […]

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