• 512. Pear and Brie Salad

    July 11, 2015mayurisjikoni

    A good break Sometimes its nice to get away from the blogging world.One needs to take a break and not feel, I need to add a recipe, I need to keep my followers busy, etc etc. Though I had not planned to take a break from blogging while I was visiting my son in Montreal,…

     
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  • 509. Butternut squash and apple salad

    May 28, 2015mayurisjikoni

    Salad days are back I usually go through these mood phases, wanting to eat junk food, only pasta or chatpata chaats etc. I cannot for some odd reason stick to eating the same type of food every single day. So I am back to my ‘want to eat salad’ mood. But that doesn’t mean I…

     
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  • 497. mango avocado salad

    April 17, 2015mayurisjikoni

    Facebook   Everyday I have the radio on while I am working in the kitchen or when I am exercising. East FM  Kenya is one of my best radio stations. The hindi songs vary from the modern to purana geet. What makes the radio station enjoyable is not just the selection of the songs but…

     
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  • 482. Strawberry Mango Mesclun Salad

    March 11, 2015mayurisjikoni

    very tempting    For the month of February, the International Food Challenge was Bordeaux cuisine. The recipes were given by Saraswathi. Bordeaux is the port city on River Garonne in the south west region of France. It is famous for its wine as it sits in the wine region of France. Bordeaux is famous for…

     
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  • 436. Gujarati sambharo

    September 29, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Narendra Modi rocks!        Last night got back from a late show of the movie Equalizer and couldn’t fall asleep immediately. One shouldn’t watch violence before bed time as sleep disappears. I decided to check out my facebook page and the first thing I see was the speech by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra…

     
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  • 432. mini taco salad cups

    September 16, 2014mayurisjikoni

    I missed my salads My dream holiday to Italy was worth ever penny. I cannot thank hubby dear enough for organizing the trip. It was the first time we booked the whole tour through Cosmos, and what a wonderful experience. Organized tours have advantages and disadvantages, but the advantages definitely outweigh the disadvantages as age…

     
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  • 399.Guacamole salad

    June 9, 2014mayurisjikoni

    cook to suit you     How many times have you heard a group of people discussing recipes and each one thinks that the way he or she makes it is the correct way and the rest are wrong? I have heard this conversation umpteen of times and eventually it turns into an argument. This…

     
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  • 389.roasted pepper soup

    May 27, 2014mayurisjikoni

    a perfect winter soup      My son had bought 6 coloured peppers, forgetting that his dad does not like them. Hubby dear claims that even the sweet peppers make his tummy burn. Every evening my son would remind me to make something with the peppers before they get spoilt. With a few I made…

     
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  • 387.Swiss chard vegetable soup

    May 23, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Greens are good collard spinach swiss chard         kale  The different types of greens available in the market can be quite confusing. Vegetable sellers use a common word for most greens. Spinach is loosely used to describe swiss chard and spinach is palak only etc. The most common greens that are available in…

     
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  • 382.enoki mushroom and mache salad

    May 4, 2014mayurisjikoni

    celebrations are over           From the time my first born proposed to his girlfriend and she graciously accepted, we didn’t know where to begin preparing for the wedding. After the initial excitement sort of ebbed a bit, the first thing I decided to do was to get the correct addresses of…

     
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