This asian inspired salad is absolutely delightful. I adapted the recipe from http://www.healthyseasonalrecipes.com/cucumber-and-napa-cabbage-coleslaw/. It’s wonderful as a side salad, but is just as amazing as an entrée when topped with any kind of protein. I’ve served it with skirt steaks for a fancy meal. Here I paired it with some garlic shrimp (which I always have
Piyaju, Red Lentil fritters have a special spot in my heart. I grew up eating these in my country Bangladesh, but it only came during a special time. Not sure where this originated from, but Piyaju is a special treat made during Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. I remember walking through the busy city streets of
Kopi Bhaaji, commonly known as Aloo Gobi which is just the Indian translation, is a spicy cauliflower and potato stir fry. I grew up with this as a side dish or a breakfast dish, now as a grown up with time constraints, this has become a very common dinner item for me. It’s super simple and
Daal is like my “chicken noodle soup”. It is my go to comfort food for when I need some TLC 🙂 I have it when I’m sick, when I’m sad or just pissed off at the world … hehe. Daal is a must have on any Bengali dinner table, so it’s also got a nostalgic
I have way too many people in my family who want that drumstick… me being one of them. Since our Thanksgiving dinner includes 22 people, 1 turkey is never enough for the dark meat lovers. So I always end up making a few chickens, this way there’s enough dark meat for everyone. Since I get a
How pretty is that taco? And it tastes just as good 🙂 🙂 Growing up in Queens, NY has taught me well about authentic tacos. The taco trucks under the 7 train have always been my go to spot for a late night snack/meal. These tacos are so simple and fresh. They are never loaded
Doesn’t corn just scream summer to you?… it does for me. Can’t have a summer party without some corn. While I love just plain ‘ol corn on the cob with some butter, this just is such a crowd pleaser. A bit spicy, a bit salty, a bit creamy… I can eat bowls of this.
So I made this for a friend’s 4th of July bbq and totally stole the show (totally unintentionally!). My friend’s bbq was in a whole different state, which made it a bit trickier. I really wanted to contribute to the menu, but needed something that would carry well in the summer heat and everyone would love.
Trust me… your summer party will stand out for all the right reasons. Don’t get me wrong, I love a classic all beef slider, but by the 4th bbq of the summer…. #IJustCan’t !! The tuna slider is such a great alternative to a regular beef slider. It’s healthier, lighter and is packed with a lot of flavors.
Sriracha mayo… kicked up a notch! A bit zingy-er, a bit fresher and a bit healthier. Perfect with seafood, poultry and everything else 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 cup greek yogurt (my favorite is Fage) 1/4 cup mayo 4 tbsp sriracha 1 garlic clove, very finely minced 2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro leaves 1 tsp lime or lemon juice