• Veggie Niçoise Salad

    April 10, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: EASTER SIDE DISHES RECIPE: Veggie Niçoise Salad Veggie Niçoise Salad is a spin on the traditional salad which has tuna. A filling, refreshing and colourful salad, one can enjoy is as a light meal or as a side. Take it along for picnics or garden parties. Vegetarian Vs Ovo Vegetarian Before I have die hard vegetarians up in arms, let me clarify that Vegetarian in the Western World is a bit different from India. In India vegetarian would mean no eggs also. However, in some places in the West, fish and eggs are a part of the Vegetarian diet. But, I follow the ovo vegetarian diet which means that though I don’t consume meat or fish, eggs is fine. My Version…

     
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  • Moroccan Rainbow Carrot Salad

    April 3, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: NATIONAL EAT A RAINBOW DAY RECIPE: MOROCCAN RAINBOW CARROT SALAD Moroccan Rainbow Carrot Salad is a colourful, healthy and delicious warm salad using coloured carrots with homemade Moroccan Spice Mix and Fresh Orange Dressing. What Are Coloured Carrots? Also known as Rainbow Carrots, I had the opportunity to use them for the first time during winter. Back in Kenya, we get only the orange variety so imagine the excitement when I was able to buy carrots that are yellow, red, purple, white and of course the orange one all in one pack. It is believed that carrots originate from Afghanistan. And back then carrots were mainly used as medicinal ingredient rather than as food. Also it seems that back then carrots…

     
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  • Cajun Stuffed Mushrooms

    February 20, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENTS: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: RECIPES WITH HEARTS RECIPE: CAJUN STUFFED MUSHROOMS Cajun Stuffed Mushrooms, an easy to make and satisfying appetizer or starter dish where the filling has added flavour from homemade cajun seasoning. Sunday Funday Sunday Funday is a group of Food Bloggers. Every Sunday we  share some fun, traditional, hearty or easy recipes to make Sunday Family Meals a bit more exciting. To join this fun group, visit the Sunday Funday Facebook Page. Request to join in. Theme: MARDI GRAS (FAT TUESDAY) This theme suggested is suggested by Sue who blogs at Palatable Pastimes. Truthfully, I nearly gave this theme a skip. I really didn’t know much about the Creole or Cajun food style. But, that led to me doing a bit of…

     
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  • Kung Pao Cauliflower

    January 16, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: 2022 IS THE YEAR OF THE TIGER RECIPE: KUNG PAO CAULIFLOWER Kung Pao Cauliflower is a vegetarian/vegan take on the traditional Chinese Kung Pao. Cauliflower is oven roasted instead of deep frying. With a spicy sauce, enjoy it on its own, with some rice or noodles. I know deep frying makes the cauliflower more crispier but oven roast them so hubby and I can enjoy this delicious, spicy dish without any guilt. What Is Kung Pao? Kung Pao, Gong Pao, Kung Po is traditionally a Chinese stir fried dish made from chicken pieces, peanuts, vegetables and chilli peppers. This dish originates from Sichuan Province of China. Sichuan pepper is used to make the sauce spicy. Chicken cubes are coated in flour,…

     
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  • Pasta With Roasted Tomato Sauce

    December 19, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: CHRISTMAS PASTA RECIPES RECIPE: PASTA WITH ROASTED TOMATO SAUCE Pasta with Roasted Tomato Sauce is a versatile, easy to make and delicious recipe. The best part is that the roasted tomato sauce can be prepared well ahead. It stays in the fridge for a week and in the freezer for a month at least. Boil the pasta and keep it ready before the guests arrive. Just before the main meal, toss the pasta with ingredients of your choice, add the sauce and voilà a pasta dish for Christmas party is ready. I remember for one Christmas cum hubby’s birthday party, I prepared homemade ravioli from scratch. Very time consuming. However, after the party had quite a bit of the pasta leftover.…

     
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  • Apple Ginger & Turmeric Jam

    October 16, 2021mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Apple Ginger & Turmeric Jam Apple Ginger & Turmeric Jam is very easy to make and delicious. This home made apple jam with a bit of fresh ginger and turmeric has no artificial colouring or preservatives. Apple Picking At Vergers & Cidrerie Denis Charbonneau Sunday 19th September The previous day my son asked us to be ready by 9a.m. as his girlfriend and he had planned a surprise trip for us. When we got ready, it was a bit chilly so we dressed accordingly. We sat in the car and kept on guessing where they were taking us to. As we got nearer to the venue, road signs for Mont Saint Gregoire appeared and we thought we probably were going for a hike. Then…

     
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  • Avocado Pesto Sandwich

    September 19, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: PERFECT PESTO RECIPES RECIPE: AVOCADO PESTO SANDWICH Avocado Pesto Sandwich is a more tasty and creamy version of the classic grilled cheese sandwiches. Adding mashed avocado with pesto and our favourite cheese, this sandwich is comfort food for hubby and me. Served either with a salad or some soup, it makes a some what healthy and filling meal. SUNDAY FUNDAY Sunday Funday is a group of Food Bloggers. Every Sunday we  share some fun, traditional, hearty or easy recipes to make Sunday Family Meals a bit more exciting. To join this fun group, visit the Sunday Funday Facebook Page. Request to join in. THEME: PERFECT PESTO RECIPES When Sue who blogs at Palatable Pastimes, suggested this theme months ago I was excited…

     
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  • Cherry Tomato & Avocado Salad

    August 22, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: MAIN COURSE ACCOMPANIMENTS RECIPE: CHERRY TOMATO & AVOCADO SALAD   Cherry Tomato & Avocado Salad is a very easy, healthy and flavourful salad that comes together in a matter of minutes. A versatile salad, you can use any dressing of your choice. Also can use salad leaves of your choice and add other ingredients. Recently, at a supermarket I frequent, both baby tomatoes and avocados were on offer. Yes, here in Canada am learning to look out for offers and some of them are pretty good.. get 2 for the price of one, 2 or 3 will cost less than if you buy one at a time. Such offers are a rarity in Kenya. With heat warnings and hot summers, I…

     
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  • Falafel Pita Sandwich

    August 1, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: SANDWICHES RECIPE: FALAFEL PITA SANDWICH Falafel Pita Sandwich is a quintessential sandwich from the Middle Eastern Cuisine. Falafel along with tomato, cucumber, salad are stuffed in pita pockets and served with either hummus or tahini sauce. Though is has many components or ingredients it is quite easy to put this sandwich together. These days it is easy to find pita bread, falafel, hummus or tahini in most supermarkets. What is a Sandwich? Sandwich is a food item whereby cheese, meat, other fillings are placed between two slices of bread. Having said that, these days sandwiches don’t necessarily come between two slices of bread. One can use wraps, buns, rotis, naans, pita, basically any kind of bread. Fillings vary from vegetables, cheese,…

     
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  • Tandoori Masala/Spice Mixture

    June 27, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: SUMMER GRILLING RECIPE: TANDOORI MASALA/SPICE MIXTURE Tandoori Masala/Spice Mixture is blend of various spices that is generally used as a marinade for food prepared in a tandoor (clay oven) or for grilling. The types of spices and proportions used makes it different from the other spice mixtures like the famous garam masala. I always prepare a small batch of tandoori masala/spice mixture and keep it handy in an airtight jar. Though I don’t fire up the grill outdoors, my grill in my kitchen is often busy. I love to marinate cauliflower, mushrooms or paneer in yogurt with tandoori masala and then grilling it. How To Use Tandoori Masala Use it for tandoori chicken, fish, any other meat or even vegetables, paneer…

     
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