by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: basil

Broccoli Cream Pasta Sauce

Broccoli Cream Pasta Sauce

Broccoli appears to me like the tree of life, strong stem and clustered florets. Pasta seems to be an easy escape to fantasy. Pair up ingredients that look and taste fantastic and you have a dinner ready.

Cashew Pesto

Cashew Pesto

I always prefer pesto over the Italian tomato sauce because of the flavour mash-up’s we can do with the former. The lush green against the pasta or pizza dough or even on a sandwich is a treat for the eyes and palette. Buying dry fruits have always been a challenge for me. I happily order almost all groceries for the home online, but I could not find a place for my dry fruit needs. One day, an advertisement for Place of Origin appeared on a social networking site. Since it is from Craftsvilla, I was encouraged to order some stuff…

Peas Basil Sauce Pasta

Peas Basil Sauce Pasta

One day you open the email and find that you finally see the mail that you have waited for, for 2 years. The joy is unparalleled. For me it was the mail that thoushaltcook.com is live and it moved to Cucumbertown. It has been a long journey but an awe-inspiring one. Here is my recipe for the pasta s

Herb Crusted Paneer [Without bread crumbs]

Herb Crusted Paneer [Without bread crumbs]

All these food shows on TV show some version of crusts being used on different ingredients. What has been stopping people to use different things to make the crust – other than Bread crumbs.

New York Style Pizza

New York Style Pizza

Aaah in my household we LOVE LOVE LOVE pizza. There is always a bottle of sauce somewhere in the fridge at all time. 🙂

Spicy Ginger-Basil and carrot Soup

Spicy Ginger-Basil and carrot Soup

Another no brainer soup at the end of a long tiring day.

Basic Italian Tomato Sauce

Basic Italian Tomato Sauce

I generally have a batch of the basic Tomato Sauce in the fridge for days when I want something nice, gooey, warm and quick.

Pan Fired Tofu with Chunky Tomato-Basil Sauce

Pan Fired Tofu with Chunky Tomato-Basil Sauce

This is my first attempt to cook with tofu. I bought some regular tofu to try out this dish.

Meatless Metaballs with Maggi

Meatless Metaballs with Maggi

7 Days with Instant Noodles- Day # 1.