• Farali Kuttu Khichdi/ Buckwheat Khichdi

    October 8, 2018mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #165 NAVRATRI SPECIAL RECIPE: FARALI KUTTU  KHICHDI/ BUCKWHEAT KHICHDI What is Farali Kuttu Khichdi/ Buckwheat Khichdi For Farali Kuttu Khichdi/ Buckwheat Khichdi, legumes are not used but buckwheat is cooked with potatoes, herbs, spices and nuts. According to the Hindu culture, the word farali refers to any food that is can be used…

     
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  • Chilled Cucumber and Yogurt Soup

    April 23, 2018mayurisjikoni

    Where are the RAINS?    Today my brain is all foggy and I can barely keep my eyes open. Last night was an uncomfortable hot night. The AC was on but I still felt hot. Its probably around 4a.m. that I fell asleep and got up at 8  a.m.! That meant it was like a…

     
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  • Pineapple Coconut Virgin Mojito Float

    March 26, 2018mayurisjikoni

    Pineapple Coconut Virgin Mojito Float The original plan was to make a virgin pineapple mojito. By the way, did you know that the new term for a non alcoholic mojito (moheetoh) is nojito (noheetoh). Its been so hot and humid the past few days that hubby insisted that whatever I make it has to be…

     
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  • Pasta with Coriander Mint and Cashew nut Pesto

    March 5, 2018mayurisjikoni

    For the past couple of days I’ve been spending some relaxing and fun time with my family at Watamu. Its just sun, sand and sea.  Watamu is a small coastal town just outside Malindi. We’re here to celebrate my aunt’s(foi, bua) 90th birthday which is today. Yes, you read right, 90th. I decided to treat…

     
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  • Watermelon Gazpacho

    February 12, 2018mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOOD BLOGGER LOVE – VALENTINE’S DAY RECIPE: WATERMELON GAZPACHO Watermelon Gazpacho, full of fresh ingredients is so light, refreshing and a wonderful balance of sweet and savory. Serve at garden parties or BBQ parties as a summer time starter or appetizer. Gazpacho is classic Spanish Soup, generally made from tomatoes and served chilled. Watermelon…

     
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  • Mint & Moringa Iced Tea

    September 28, 2017mayurisjikoni

    MEGA BLOGGING MARATHON -SEPT 2017 THEME: PROTEIN RICH DISHES RECIPE: MINT & MORINGA ICED TEA Mint & Moringa Iced Tea is not only a refreshing and cooling drink to enjoy during the summer months, but also very nutritious. Easy to make if you have moringa powder at hand. What Is Moringa? Moringa is considered as…

     
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  • Cucumber Orange Salad

    June 16, 2016mayurisjikoni

    Event: Shhh Cooking Secretly Theme: Summer Treat Recipe: Cucumber Orange Salad Cucumber Orange Salad is a refreshing, cooling and easy to make salad. Perfect for the summer, this salad can be enjoyed as a side or as a light meal. Add any cheese of your choice. I prefer either feta or halloumi. If you don’t…

     
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  • Watermelon Mint Sorbet

    April 2, 2015mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Watermelon Mint Sorbet Watermelon Mint Sorbet is a refreshing and cooling summer treat to enjoy. Making it at home is so easy and you need just a few ingredients. Where Are The Rains? The main conversation these days where ever you go is the heat. People are getting fed up of the really hot…

     
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  • Watermelon Iced Tea

    November 2, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Watermelon Iced Tea Watermelon Iced Tea is a refreshing, cooling, flavorful summer time drink. Easy to make at home, it is free of any artificial flavorings or colour. A healthy drink to sip on while you laze in the garden or take it along for a picnic. First Published on 02/11/2014, updated on 04/06/2021 What…

     
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  • Pineapple Mint Juice

    July 22, 2014mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: PINEAPPLE MINT JUICE Pineapple Mint Juice is a refreshing, thirst quenching, healthy and a delicious summer drink. I love making pineapple juice whenever pineapples are in season. I prefer to use fresh pineapples as tinned do not taste the same when it comes to juice. Occasionally, the pineapple I buy turns out to be…

     
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