by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: garlic

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…

Vegetarian Enchiladas with buttermilk sauce

Vegetarian Enchiladas with buttermilk sauce

I have been a mexican food fan for a very long time now. Enchiladas are beautiful tortillas with a filling and a sauce on top. I have been reading about the diferent sauces that are a part of the mexican cuisine. This buttermilk sauce is a lesser known one as not all can appreciate this tart and spicy sauce. Hoever, our Indian pallete will love it as it is like kadhi. πŸ™‚ 1 cup milk + 1.5 tsp vinegar + let it stand for 10 min = buttermilk

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

Barley Risotto

Barley Risotto

Oh what thunderous response this one got me, day before. πŸ™‚ Thank you for the love, people. Barley is great substitute for rice in your life. It is a little tricky looking seed but it does wonders. I adapted this recipe.

Vegetable Stock with Beetroot

Vegetable Stock with Beetroot

Vegetable stocks are super easy to put together. All you need is a little patience, veggies and flavor choice. I always make fresh stocks and not use the shop bought ones or cubes.

Warm Broccoli and Almond Salad

Warm Broccoli and Almond Salad

Since we moved to the new house, I didnt do anything special for us. So I planned a date night. Got dressed up, cooked a lovely meal and ofcourse we clicked pictures.

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. πŸ™‚

Spinach Garlic Pizza sauce

Spinach Garlic Pizza sauce

I tried this one out of curiosity and trust me I loved the taste on the pizza.

Spaghetti Stuffed Bread

Spaghetti Stuffed Bread

BM#26 brought with it some really really interesting topics. I chose the theme cook 3 dishes for 3 different courses with 1 ingredient. Phew…I have chosen Pasta as the ingredient.