Beat the Chill with the 7-day Soup Therapy

A simmering pot of soup on the stove is the only one remedy to these cold wintery days I could think of. There’s certainly a touch of magic in that hot bowl of soup which gives instant warmth on a chilly evening. To keep the chill at bay, I decided to start this 7-day vegetarian…

A lil’ bit of this, a lil’ bit of that Soup

Beat the Chill with Soup Therapy Day-7 A lil’ bit of this, a lil’ bit of that Soup On a freezing cold day like today and the Lord of weather pouring snow outside, a hot bowl of soup is a great soothing tonic for comfort when we need that warmth the most. A nice warm meal…

Creamy Tomato-Basil Bisque

Beat the Chill with Soup Therapy Day-6 Missing the fun of dining at your favorite bistro but the threat from the winter-weather is On and don’t feel like coming out of your cozy homey zone just like me ! Don’t worry, I have a solution to it.This home-made Tomato Basil Bisque will surely content you…

Cream of Mushroom soup with Thyme

Beat the Chill with Soup Therapy Day-5 While cooking at home is always easy on the wallet, the home-made recipe provides more nutrient content and serving value. The best part is the satisfaction we receive when the family members just lick their fingers off while enjoying the taste to the fullest ! The same heart-warming…

Shorbat Adas-Egyptian Red Lentil Soup

Beat the Chill with Soup Therapy Day-4 Middle East is known to be the origin of Lentil seeds. So, this soup is a heritage of middle-eastern region. The most common and famous name for this soup in Egypt is “Shorbat-Adas”. Adas is considered to be a main dish mainly because it is so filling, and…

Chinese Chili Veg Soup

Soup Therapy Day-2   Indo Chinese is one of the favorite cuisine in my house. So, on Soup Therapy day-2, I prepared this Indo-Chinese Chili Veg-soup infused with that strong burnt Garlic flavor. This delicious Vegetable soup was a hit at home as everyone licked their bowls clean. So, here’s how I prepared it. Chinese…

Rosemary infused Carrot-Beets-Coconut Soup

Beat the Chill with Soup Therapy Day-3 Rosemary infused carrot-beets soup by Ginger-it-Up! While cleaning up the refrigerator this morning, I saw this pack of carrots hiding behind the other stuff along with few beetroots . At that very instant I knew what to do with these two veggies today. Luckily, I even had Rosemary in…

Christmas Baking- Indian NanKhatai Biscuits

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned evening tea with the most delicious Nan-Khatai ‘biskoot’? The soft crumbly Nan-khatai brings back  a fond memory for many of us. Nan-khatai biscuits are Scottish-equivalent shortbread cookies popular in India. The word Nan-khatai is derived from Persian Word ‘Naan’ meaning bread and ‘Khatai’ from an Afghan word meaning Biscuit….

Italian Manicotti stuffed pasta shells

The long four days ThanksGiving weekend went in spending quality time with hubby and kids. After two days at home, Saturday came as a socializing day. One of our friends had invited us over for their House-Warming party. It was great with a marvelous lunch at their place. After coming back home, I had my…

Ultra spongy Dark Chocolate-Coffee Cake

My favorite Cake baking adventure time is back again ! This time I am baking a Dark Chocolate-Coffee cake. Friends are an integral part of our lives. A cake is incomplete without icing. So is the life without friends. This one is for my special friends Rupa and Aditya and their adorable daughter Smera who…

Brazilian Carrot Cake-“Bolo De Cenoura”

Having a child is a total miracle. And this miracle happened to us for the first time on the 17th day of November 2009 when my lil princess came into this world and blessed our lives. I created her own email Id when she was born. Every year I write an email to my daughter…

Diwali Special: Semolina-Coconut Burfi “Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye!”

Diwali, also called Deepavali in some Indian languages, translates literally as “row of lamps” and is a celebration of the victory of good over evil, light over dark and knowledge over ignorance. Diwali honors the goddess Lakshmi, who symbolizes wealth and prosperity. And it celebrates several events, including the return of Rama (the seventh avatar…