Valentines Day

It’s that time of the year again when the air is filled with romance. Heart-shaped chocolate boxes, candle-lit dinners and stress! Yes, we all feel the strain of how to make this day special for our loved one. One thing that contributes to our worries is what to cook!Rather than going out for a fancy dinner, romantic dinner dates can be more intimate and meaningful when you stay in. Add flowers, soft music, candles and incense to your dining room to transform it into a love nest.Pick a menu that is sure to impress your honey. One suggestion – stick to food that you are sure your partner will love. Keep it simple and tasty – it will surely work.

Chocolate waffles
Chocolate, Valentines Day

Chocolate Waffles

Rich and chocolaty, this makes a great breakfast dish to wake to, especially on valentine’s day. Ingredients: Egg Yolk – 1 Full Cream Milk – 3/4 cup Cocoa Powder – 2 tblsp, unsweetened Maida – 2/3 cup Baking Powder – 1 tsp Butter – 2 tblsp, unsalted, melted Egg White […]

Mocha Mousse
Dessert, Valentines Day

Mocha Mousse

Ingredients: Instant Chocolate – 50 gms Cold Milk – 1/2 cup Strong Coffee – 2 tblsp, chilled Sugar – 1 to 2 tblsp, powdered Vaniila Extract – 1/4 tsp Whipping Cream – 1/2 cup, heavy Choco Chips – 1 tblsp, for garnish Method: 1. Mix the instant chocolate, milk and […]

Teriyaki Chicken Wings
Chicken, Valentines Day

Teriyaki Chicken Wings

A delicious snack for any occasion. Ingredients: Chicken Wings – 750 gms, whole Garlic – 1 to 2 cloves, finely sliced Soy Sauce – 1/4 cup Orange Juice – 2 tblsp Dry Sherry – 1 tblsp Rice Vinegar – 1 tblsp Honey – 2 tsp Ginger – 1 tsp, grated […]

Watermelon Lemonade
Mocktail, Valentines Day, Watermelon

Watermelon Lemonade

A refreshing and delicious summer drink, perfect on a hot afternoon. Ingredients: Lemonade – 2 cups Watemelon – 4 cups, peeled, cubed + plus few slices for garnish Ice cubes Method: 1. Blend the watermelon to a puree and strain well. 2. Mix the lemonade and watermelon puree in a […]

Peanut Butter Brownies
Chocolate, Valentines Day

Peanut Butter Brownies

Ingredients: Dark Chocolate – 100 gms, chopped Eggs – 2, small Light Brown Sugar – 150 gms Peanut Butter – 100 gms, crunchy Plain Flour – 50 gms Method: 1. Heat a pan over medium flame. 2. Add 75 gms of the peanut butter and chocolate along with the sugar. […]

Pistachio Cupcake
Cakes, Valentines Day

Pistachio Cupcakes

  Ingredients: Pistachios – 200 gms, shelled Butter – 275 gms, soft Eggs – 4 Caster Sugar – 275 gms Plain Flour – 275 gms Milk – 3/4 cup Icing Sugar – 500 gms Green Food Colour (optional) Method: 1. Grind 3/4th of the pistachios and half of the caster […]

Lemon Bread
Cakes, Valentines Day

Lemon Bread

Lemony, tasty and easy to make. Ingredients: Lemon Zest – 1 1/2 tblsp, finely grated Plain Flour – 3/4 cup Egg – 1 Butter – 2 tblsp, unsalted, melted Baking Powder – 1/2 tsp Milk – 1/4 cup Lemon Rind – 1 tblsp, grated Salt – 1/2 tsp For the […]

Godhuma Rava Payasam (Broken Wheat Payasam)
Kheer, Valentines Day

Godhuma Rava Payasam

Ingredients: Godhuma Rawa – 1 cup Coconut – 1 cup, grated, ground Milk – 1 cup Jaggery – 1 1/2 cups, powdered Cashewnuts – 10 Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Ghee – 2 tsp Method: 1. Heat ghee in a frying pan. 2. Fry the cashenwuts and keep aside. 3. […]

Hot Fudge Brownies
Cakes, Chocolate, Valentines Day

Hot Fudge Brownies

Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 1/2 cup Sugar – 1/3 cup, granulated Cocoa Powder – 3 tblsp, unsweetened Baking Powder – 1 tsp Milk – 1/4 cup Vanilla Extract – 1/2 tsp Walnuts – 1/3 cup, chopped Light Brown Sugar – 1/3 cup Hot Water – 1 cup Salt – […]

Chocolate Spiced Ginger Cake
Cakes, Chocolate, Valentines Day

Chocolate Spiced Ginger Cake

A mixture of dark chocolate, spices and raisins. Ingredients: Dark Chocolate – 50 gms, broken into small pieces Butter – 1 tblsp, unsalted Brown Sugar – 2 to 2 1/2 tblsp Dark Golden Syrup – 2 tblsp Buttermilk – 1/3 cup Plain Flour (Maida) – 1/3 cup + 1 tblsp […]