Archive for the ‘quick’ies’’ Category

Cereality, totally fantasy

Cereal in a box instead of a bowl? Takeaway cereal? Cereal parfait? No fantasy. It’s for real at Cereality, a cereal bar and cafe. And if you love cereal the way I do, it is a fantasy come true…sigh. I can eat cereal for breakfast, as a mid-morning snack, or evening snack (only not the plain […]

Variation on Anu’s Corn, Mushroom on Toast


My new addiction, Anu’s corn and mushroom on toast. Here… This post was submitted by Jay.

Baked Eggs & Toast

A quikie yummy breakfast says Harini… and this is her recipe. I have to agree! The idea of warm, fresh toast is something I love to wake up for. And with eggs, ask for no more! And this recipe is simple and full of flavour. This will taste great with some mushrooms added along with […]

Quick veg noodles

quick noodles

Maggi noodles is a savior in more than one way! I use them to make a simple noodle dish with veggies and soy sauce, not the tastemaker that comes in the package. It’s a really quick dish to make once the veggies are chopped. – Anu

Mushrooms and corn on toast

Warm toast, mushrooms and corn. A grating of cheese and fresh, crushed pepper. Dollop of butter on the toast. Put a pot of hot, aromatic tea by the side ~~~~~~, and get as close to a morning’s nirvana as you can get. Prep time: 15 minutes Serves: 2 You need: 200 grams button mushrooms, destemmed, […]

Wheat fettucine, peppers and mushrooms

wheat fettucine, veggies

Last night’s dinner is finding screen space only Sat night. Home alone with the kids is not getting much time in front of the blog. And this is not another Fab India plug! Their organic food range includes wheat fettucine which I tried for the adults and it was quite good! Each pack comes with […]

The simplest pasta sauce

pasta and tomato sauce

My kids love pasta with the most basic of tomato sauces. They’re a long way from loving to eat it with the usual veggies that accompany the sauce, and I’m happy to make it that way for them! For two servings: Just grate 4 medium tomatoes. Most of the skin will remain in your hand […]

Indian-Style French Toast

This is a truly versatile dish, going from breakfast, to brunch, to a quick dinner depending upon what you choose as a side. Throw in some hash-browns or alu-ki-subzi and you have an awesome brunch. Throw in a soup and a salad, and you have a dinner.

The five-minute healthy breakfast sandwich

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how many of us take the time to do more than grab a bowl of cereal or a banana before making a dash out the door? It’s true that not a lot of us have the half an hour required to make a healthy breakfast and eat it at home. The answer is to find some simple recipes that help make that first meal of the day filled with healthy, nutritious, and tasty ingredients. Here’s a fantastic recipe to get you started.

Pancakes – banana, pumpkin, or mango!

Here’s one that worked very well… Apu loves this breakfast and always gobbles up a couple… PANCAKES: ½ cup maida ½ cup wheat flour (Atta) 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 1 and a ½ cups milk 1 egg I tsp melted butter Pumpkin / banana / mango puree (optional) Put the dry ingredients […]