100 posts tagged spice

Spiced Poached Pears – Wine and Sugar Free

Poached Pears is one of the simplest of desserts but also the most delicious. You can prepare it ahead of time and serve warm or chilled when you are ready. It adds the perfect finishing touch to a family gathering, a holiday get together or a quiet romantic dinner. It's also the kind of recipe that is as good for a breakfast as it is for dessert. And the best part is, there is no added sugar in my recipe, and trust me that it will not be missed at all. Continue Reading

Sabut Daal Mix (Mixed whole Lentils)

Daal is a total comfort food for me, something I grew up with. The recipe I am sharing today is the one that I make on a weekly basis. It screams comfort and is homely, not something you would see on a restaurant menu. It has only a handful of ingredients but yet packs a ton of flavor and nutrition for all seasons. Continue Reading

Honey Lemon + Chili Roasted Squash

While simple roasted squash wedges with olive oil, salt, and pepper are delicious on their own, the addition of lemon, honey, chili, and the aromatic spices really turns up the flavor. The combination of sweet, spicy and tangy will really make your taste buds happy. You could serve them for a healthy snack or a luxurious side with grilled meat, poultry or fish. The cutups are excellent in salads or pasta dishes. Continue Reading

Orange and Walnut Spice Cake

I enjoy eating healthy, but I love the occasional treats as well. Today I have a recipe for a traditional Greek cake full of delicious zesty orange, warm spices and toasted walnuts. This is a very moist and decadent cake for an afternoon snack with a cup of tea or coffee. Continue Reading

Chilli Chicken

Chilli chicken is a lip-smacking Indo-Chinese takeout dish in which batter fried chicken is coated in a sweet, savory and spicy sauce. It is one of those dishes that no one knows the origin of but while I was growing up there was a huge craze for ‘Chinese’ food in India with restaurants and even the roadside fast food joints offering ‘spicy Chinese food’. The recipe is easy and very addictive. Continue Reading