Appetizer

Grapefruit Iced Tea
Appetizer, Drinks

Ginger Grapefruit Iced Tea

 

 The weather is hot and I long for a refreshing iced tea. So I grabbed the grapefruit from the bowl, squeezed it, made syrup, added water and Voila! Ginger Grapefruit Iced Tea. It’s that easy. The slight bitterness from the grapefruit pairs marvelous with ginger from the tea bags. The resulting […]

Quinoa-Potato Burger Patties
Appetizer, Mains

Fresh Herb Quinoa-Potato Burger Patties

 

 Fresh Herb Quinoa-Potato Burger Patties are succulent, protein-rich patties, stuffed with fresh herbs, rolled in breadcrumbs, and finally shallow fried to perfection to satisfy even a meat-eater. Restaurants have been offering “Veggie Burgers” since the beginning of the 21st century. From “falafels” in Middle Eastern cuisine to  “vadas (vada pav)” in India, […]

arancini
Appetizer

Garam Masala Arancini with Truffle oil

 

 Garam Masala Arancini with truffle oil is my latest in my crazy experimental laboratory aka my kitchen. Every year I host a Diwali party at my house for my friends and family. There is an expectation that I would be making something exciting and new and of course delicious. The […]