• Pesto Roasted Potato Salad

    April 30, 2017mayurisjikoni

     EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: SUMMER SALADS RECIPE : PESTO ROASTED POTATO SALAD A bit about the group: Members of this group give their partners two secret ingredients according to the theme decided and prepare a dish. Once the dish is ready we add the photo only and other members try and guess the secret ingredients. Towards the end of the month the secret is revealed when we share the recipe link. This month’s theme is SUMMER SALAD. My Partner My partner for this theme Shobana Vijay, blogs at Shoba’s Delight. Shobana gave me potato and any herbs.With these ingredients in mind I decided to prepare Pesto Roasted Potato Salad.  With the ingredients I gave her, pasta and mango, Shobana prepared a delicious Mango Avocado…

     
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  • Avocado Mushroom Pasta Salad

    August 6, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Updated Avocado Mushroom Pasta Salad post with better write up and photos. Recipe remains the same. AVOCADO MUSHROOM PASTA SALAD Avocado Mushroom Pasta Salad is one salad I can have practically everyday. The reason being its got all my three favorites well actually four.. avocado, mushroom, pasta and cheese. Whenever I make a salad that I’m going to have have as a meal, I add cheese not only for the protein part but also to make it more fun. Yes food for me has to be colorful, fun and appealing. Memories: After 8 years, since my son has been in Canada, we finally have decided to apply for the Canadian Super Visa. This visa allows us to visit our son whenever we want. What is…

     
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  • Potato Salad With Dill

    September 13, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Potato Salad With Dill Mention Potato Salad to my hubby and only one type comes to his mind, the creamy potato salad with dill. Whenever I buy baby potatoes to try out a new dish, he will insist that I make his potato salad. The first time I made it for a dinner party, I used fresh cream. Though it tasted really good, by the time we served it, it had become like a big clumpy thick mass. Next time I made it, I added thick plain yogurt. That worked well. Slowly the cream got replaced totally by thick yogurt. Do we miss the fresh cream in it? Not at all. Fresh or Dried Dill While most herbs can be interchangeable for a dish,…

     
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  • Spicy Cucumber Carrot Salad

    January 11, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Spicy Cucumber Carrot Salad Spicy Cucumber  Carrot Salad is a healthy, slightly spicy and refreshing salad to enjoy as a starter, a light meal or as a side dish. The Tamarind Dressing is adds different flavors to the salad. Summer and Salad As you probably already know, I live in a place, that does not have the four seasons. Its either hot or the rainy season in Kenya throughout the year. While Nairobi and the Upland area does have dips in temperatures, Mombasa is practically hot throughout the year. As a result, this allows us to enjoy salads as a light meal more often. Especially when it becomes extremely humid and hot, salads are all I can think of putting together. Working for longer time…

     
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