Author: MyYellowApron

Tandoori Chicken and Kidney Beans Salad
Non-Vegetarian, Sides

Tandoori Chicken and Beans Salad

I committed to write a post on re-vamping your left overs into delicious dishes for the Earth Day. I have two demanding kids, a intermittently travelling and workaholic husband and an ever demanding job and not to forget a long commute. Tired already hearing this, no? The point I want to make is –  who […]

 
 
mille feuille
Dessert

Easy Cake Napoleon

Cake Napoleon or Mille-feuille is a French pastry traditionally, made up of layers of puff pastry alternating with layers of pastry cream. I tried Cake Napoleon in a local brunch place here called – Towercafe and I have been a fan of this desert since then. I used to think it must be one complicated cake to […]

 
 
Not-so-Fruity Sangria, White Wine Sangria, Strawberry Sangria
Alcoholic, Beverage

Not-So-Fruity Sangria

One of my blogger friends Dolphia from Story Of Cooks, just got back from Spain and that made me nostalgic. We went to Spain in 2011 and it is one of my most memorable trips so far.  I tried sangria for the first time in Barcelona, Spain. So thought of making white wine sangria for […]

 
 
Recipes

Lentil Soup (Dal) with Green Mango

    I agree it’s not summer yet, but its warm enough to go for something light and tangy and soupy. This Lentil Soup(Dal) with Green Mango recipe is a right fit. These days, you can find green mangoes everywhere – almost all the grocery stores carry mangoes most time of the year. I miss India around […]

 
 
Dessert, Indian Desserts, Odisha Recipes

Khira Gaintha|Kheer Puli |Milky Rice Dumplings

Let me introduce a very delicate and extremely elevating dessert that’s unique to Odisha and West Bengal. Its Khira Gaintha or Kheer Puli. Agreed, this is not a thandai infused holi dessert, but it’s also a festive dessert, which is made during festivals. This consists of balls of rice four dough soaked in reduced cardamom flavored milk. […]

 
 
Dessert

Orange Olive Oil Cake

Orange Olive Oil Cake. This is a light yet flavorful cake made with basic ingredients from your pantry – Fresh squeezed orange juice, orange zest, and olive oil. You can use any olive oil you want – Mild, Strong. And you can use any winter citrus you wish – from navel oranges to mandarins. Doesn’t […]

 
 
Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert

Dark Chocolate Brownies

For these ultra-rich, ultra-decadent fudgy brownies, I use a simple and a run-of-the-mill recipe. Dark Chocolate Brownies are the go-to dessert in my family whenever we need a chocolate fix or we need something to tame our fussy toddler with. Just last weekend, we tried something really really fun. We made Dark Chocolate Brownies Ice […]

 
 
Dessert

Cardamom Cream Cake

Cardamom Cream Cake  This Cardamom Cream Cake is a treat to your senses. Bursting with the flavors from cardamom, rosewater and pistachio.., this Cardamom Cream Cake can be the showstopper in your next gathering. This Cardamom Cream Cake is also a great cake to adorn your special events like an anniversary cake or a milestone […]

 
 
Cottage cheese, Chhena sweets, Bengali Sweets, Indian sweets
Dessert, Indian Desserts

Sandesh [shon-daesh], How to make Sandesh

Sandesh [“shon-daesh”] is a sweet treat that is unique to the eastern part of India particularly, West Bengal. Some recipes of Sandesh [“shon-daesh”] call for the use of chhena or paneer (which is made by curdling the milk and separating the whey from it) instead of milk itself. Some people in the region of Bangladesh call it pranahara (heart stealer) which is […]