Category Archives: Pasta Platter

Salute to Summer – Creamy Pasta Salad with Grilled Veggies

If there’s one ingredient that is used and loved in many cuisines around the world, it is yoghurt. It was one of the first foods that we fed to our babies, and is a staple on our dinner tables every night, … Continue reading

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Smitten by Spaghetti – Pasta with Creamed Greens

Whether one is secretly hoping to get a glimpse into a noted chef’s diary while sitting right outside his Tuscan kitchen, clanking the silverware against melon-colored plates with handpainted vine motifs coiling along their rims, in anticipation of the perfect … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Semiya – Hot and Spicy

If one were to make an account of the smells and tastes of one’s childhood, the fragrant, creamy essence of butter, perhaps swirls of yellow and white fluttering in a pan, getting set to clarify and transform into the curdled … Continue reading

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The Elegance of the Cheeseless Eggplant Fritto

In the aftermath of having indulged a little more than warranted on cheese at a chosen time of the month, be it in pizzas or pastas, the mention of the words eggplant parmigiana, at the Italian bistro one is dragged to … Continue reading

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Palak-Paneer Stuffed Pasta Shells

Even a savvy hostess is sometimes left in a tizzy when the strident tone of an unexpected call cuts through her thoughts on a chaotic day. Old friends are in town and have just invited themselves to dinner, leaving her racking her brains … Continue reading

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Tadka Pasta

The term tadka can be shamelessly forthright if taken in an onomatopoetic sense. Indian cooking has always been defined distinctively by its tadka, or seasoning. Enter an Indian home with an active kitchen and you’ll invariably get a whiff of this consummate … Continue reading

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