Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli (from the scratch)

This is one dish which was waiting to be a part of my repertoire for a long time. I’m happy that I bring to you all today the recipe of homemade ‘Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli’. Simply put, Ravioli are a type of Italian Dumplings composed with a stuffing sealed between layers of thin pasta dough. These are usually served with a pasta sauce. The Ravioli in … Continue reading Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli (from the scratch)

Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Bruschetta is a starter dish from Italy consisting of grilled/baked bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. Variations may include different toppings like chopped tomatoes, onions, beans, cheese, basil, etc. I am sharing my homemade version with you all today. It’s inception in my kitchen was completely co-incidental. Better half got Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese and we planned to have tomato and buffalo … Continue reading Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Chicken Sausage Aglio Olio (Spaghetti)

A super comfort food for your weeknights. Chicken Sausage Aglio Olio (Spaghetti with olive oil, garlic, red chilli flakes and bite-size pieces of Chicken Sausages) is extremely easy to make yet each bite is so delightful. Here’s the step by step recipe for you all; Preparation Time 8-10 minutes Cooking Time 15-20 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Spaghetti, Chicken Sausages, Garlic & Chilli Flakes Course Main-course Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Chicken … Continue reading Chicken Sausage Aglio Olio (Spaghetti)

Gnocchi – Shack Saturdays Special

A great way to use up baked or boiled potatoes. You can make Gnocchi (Italian dumplings) with just flour and eggs, but potato gives it a beautiful, light, fluffy texture, while the ricotta cheese adds a rich creaminess. This recipe is inspired from Gordon Ramsay’s Homemade Gnocchi. Here are the steps for a beautiful meal; Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 10 mins. (boiling) + 15 mins. … Continue reading Gnocchi – Shack Saturdays Special

Hummus – Shack Saturdays Special

Today’s Shack Saturdays brings a very interesting and tasty Middle Eastern recipe ‘Hummus’. It is a thick paste or spread made from ground chickpeas, tahini (or powdered sesame seeds), olive oil, lemon, and garlic. Simply serve as an appetizer with pita bread or breadsticks. It’s also a great spread for sandwiches. I absolutely love the taste of olive oil in Hummus. Here’s the easy recipe for you. Preparation … Continue reading Hummus – Shack Saturdays Special