Very subtly different from the Biryani is a Pilaf/Pulao. While Biryani is a rich, exotic delicacy created & served with a regal fervor; redolent with beautiful spices & packed the wonderful & unforgettable flavors, lip smacking goodness & heart warming memories – the Pilaf/Pulao is a more simple version of this royal dish.
They have arrived… A Big Bag of Black Rice from Veneto, a Small Bottle with White Truffle Scented Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar Jelly and a whole lot of Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans from Slitti. We are overjoyed!
Okonomiyaki means “whatever you like, grilled” in Japanese (Okonomi means “what you like” or “what you want”, and yaki means “grilled” or “cooked”). It is an interesting combination of frittata, a savory pancake & a pizza. The first time I came across Okonomiyaki is in 101 Cookbooks. Reading thru’ Heidi’s post, I [...]
The Spring air smells good. Along with the change of season comes the colorful blooms of the pretty flowers & some fresh vegetables& fruits in the market. The local market got crates of fresh corn & avocado. (I was somehow under the impression that the corns came during fall..) Anyway. we got quite a few of [...]
A Stunning drink which comes with a pretty vivid color & a taste as good as it looks. The name, the look, the color, the taste - endless appeals. With the warm air already filling in, I am sure this is going to be The Drink for us during the next few months. That absolutely gorgeous color, [...]