Chicken in Black Bean Sauce – Shack Saturdays Special

Chicken and bell peppers are a delight when cooked in Black Bean Sauce. This is a great recipe for  a quick lunch or dinner. Ready in 3 steps. Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 20-25 minutes Servings  2-3 Main Ingredients Chicken Breasts, Black Bean Sauce & Capsicum (Bell Peppers) Course  Main-course Level of Cooking  Medium Ingredients                             … Continue reading Chicken in Black Bean Sauce – Shack Saturdays Special

Chocolate Cake (Day 7) – 7 Days of Christmas

Day 7 of 7 Days of Christmas! Wow! Last 7 days were so exciting and fun-filled. Making 7 Christmas Special Recipes every single day and posting them here. Although with full-day of office at times it did become challenging. But, my motivation to bring this special series to you all was very very high. I hope you all enjoyed the recipes. Most of them are … Continue reading Chocolate Cake (Day 7) – 7 Days of Christmas

Nutella Croissant (Day 6) – 7 Days of Christmas

Day 6 brings the deliciously magical combination of Nutella (sweetened hazelnut chocolate spread) and Croissant (buttery and flaky pastry). It’s one of my favourites for a Sunday breakfast. A must try for chocolate (nutella 😉 ) lovers. Here’s the quick recipe for you. Preparation Time 1.5 to 2 hours Baking Time 13-15 minutes Makes 8 Croissants Main Ingredients Maida (PlainFlour) & Nutella Main Equipment Oven Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients   … Continue reading Nutella Croissant (Day 6) – 7 Days of Christmas

Walnut and Chocolate Chip Muffin (Day 5) – 7 Days of Christmas

Day 5 of 7 Days of Christmas comes with Walnut and Chocolate Chip Muffin. Extremely easy to make and a super hit for any party, breakfast or high tea. Here’s the quick recipe for you. Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Baking Time 13-15 minutes Makes 6 Muffins Main Ingredients Plain Flour (Maida),  Banana, Walnuts & Chocolate Chips Main Equipment Oven Course Breakfast/Dessert Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients               … Continue reading Walnut and Chocolate Chip Muffin (Day 5) – 7 Days of Christmas

Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies (Day 4) – 7 Days of Christmas

Divine is the word for these cookies. Start your day with Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies with a cup of Tea or Coffee. My better half savoured these with his black coffee. Kids will adore these with a glass of milk or just as is. Excellent to pack these in your Christmas gift baskets too. Don’t wait to try this recipe. I promise you’ll experience pure bliss … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies (Day 4) – 7 Days of Christmas

Power Punch (Day 3) – 7 Days of Christmas

Pomegranate, Beetroot and Lime come together on Day 3 of 7 Days of Christmas with a punch of health as Power Punch. Absolutely refreshing and thirst-quenching concoction. It’s lovely colour makes it perfect for Christmas Party. Why shouldn’t the drink match with the decor! 😉 Preparation Time  7-10 minutes Making Time  7-10 minutes Servings  3 Glasses Main Ingredients  Pomegranate, Beetroot & Lemon Main Equipment  Blender or … Continue reading Power Punch (Day 3) – 7 Days of Christmas

Rasgulla (Shack Saturdays Special)

Today’s Shack Saturday Special recipe is dedicated to my Dad-in-law. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Dad! 🙂 Knowing that you love sweets, I thought this would be the best post for today! For all of you, here’s the very easy soft and spongy Rasgulla (one of the very famous Indian sweets made from ball shaped dumplings of chhena/moist farmers cheese or cottage cheese, cooked in light syrup … Continue reading Rasgulla (Shack Saturdays Special)

Puff Pastry (Day 2) – 7 Days of Christmas

Perfect for parties and sure to win a lot of hearts. Puff Pastry is made in layers that expand when cooked. It is quite versatile so feel free to add a filling of your choice or serve flaky as is. The incredibly light flakes are enough to make it Oh So Special! 🙂 The most important thing in this recipe is the dough. You need … Continue reading Puff Pastry (Day 2) – 7 Days of Christmas

Chocolate Cupcake (Day 1) – 7 Days of Christmas

ICS goes baking this festive season! 🙂 I am so glad to have challenged myself to ‘7 Days of Christmas’ which is seven days of making special recipes and uploading them on my blog this season starting today till Christmas. Celebration is in the air and it couldn’t have been a better time. Let me now take you to the Special Recipe for Day 1 – … Continue reading Chocolate Cupcake (Day 1) – 7 Days of Christmas

7 Days of Christmas

Celebration is in the air! With my series of 7 Christmas Special Recipes, I would like to thank all my readers and blogger friends! You all have showed immense love and support to my blog. I feel so connected to you all. It’s always a pleasure to have your comments and feedbacks… Makes me so happy and motivates me to keep cooking, clicking and writing! 🙂 … Continue reading 7 Days of Christmas

Aalu Tikki (Spiced Potato Patties) – Shack Saturdays Special

All Hail The Potato! Here’s the very popular and versatile Indian street food. Made with spiced potatoes. Serve with Mint & Coriander Chutney and Natural Yogurt. It’s also perfect for fasts if you use Sendha Namak (Rock Salt) instead of the usual salt. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Boiled Potatoes Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                             … Continue reading Aalu Tikki (Spiced Potato Patties) – Shack Saturdays Special

Masala Sandwich

Here’s the good old Masala Sandwich. Made with spiced potato stuffing. Serve with Tomato Sauce or Mint & Coriander Chutney. It has been a favourite breakfast or brunch recipe at home. It’s so easy to make and so delicious. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Potatoes & Bread Course Breakfast/Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled … Continue reading Masala Sandwich

Black Pepper-Garlic Sauce (Shack Saturdays Special)

It’s that time of the year again and it’s snowing in my blog too. 🙂 Enjoy hot Black Pepper-Garlic Sauce with your choice of roast meat or Steak. It’s our all-time favourite and exceptionally easy to make. Preparation Time 10-15 minutes  Cooking Time 15-20 minutes Servings  2-3 Main Ingredients Black Pepper Corns & Garlic Course  Condiment Level of Cooking  Medium Ingredients             … Continue reading Black Pepper-Garlic Sauce (Shack Saturdays Special)

Mango Milk Shake

I was at the fruit mart last weekend and some mangoes caught my sight (though not the seasonal ones). I couldn’t resist from picking some. With Singapore’s soaring heat, a mango milk shake was the ultimate cool down… Mango blended with milk and ice! Here’s the quick recipe for you; Preparation Time  5-10 minutes Blending Time  2-5 minutes Servings  3 Big Glasses Main Ingredient  Mango Main Equipment … Continue reading Mango Milk Shake