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Leek and Bacon Quiche


I always thought that preparing a quiche is kind of complicated and requires a lot of work and skills. I decided to give it a chance and believe me, it’s really easy! It requires some time to cool the dough or bake it but you can chill meanwhile and the work you need to be involved in is only 20…

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Quinoa Burger


I have recently discovered an online grocery store called Place of Origin. It is a big regional food marketplace which hosts a few hundreds of unique local food brands. On PlaceofOrigin.in, you can find Indian sweets, dry fruits, chocolates, cakes, biscuits, pickles, masalas, grains, staples and health foods from across India. Lately I have tried quinoa salads in a few…

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Risotto with Goan Pork Sausage


I have to admit that I’m not a big fan of rice. It’s not that I don’t like it but if I have a choice I usually pick something else, instead of rice. The only exception is risotto. Here’s a recipe for risotto with Goan sausage, spiced up by Genoa. It’s an Italian spice blend from an online shop, SPRIG.…

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Healthy Couscous Salad


Light and healthy recipe for summer. You can get it done in advance and keep it in the fridge to enjoy it later on, during lunch or dinner. Preparation doesn’t take a lot of time so don’t need to worry about spending hours in the kitchen, too. Preparation time: 45 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 small eggplants 1 cup couscous…

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Rice Noodles with Shrimps and Mango


I’ve always loved flavor combinations and mixing different taste. For savory dishes I like combining sweet, salty and spicy. If you are the same I won’t have to convince much to try out this recipe. If you’re going to try this as a something new, don’t forget to let me know how did you like it. Preparation time: 20 minutes…

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Vegetarian Laksa


That is my fast version of Thai Laksa. It’s less spicy then original one (you can obviously add more chilli) and more fusion. Instead of using laksa paste I chose a fruity and floral spice blend called Syracuse from SPRIG. It’s a mix of chilli, pepper, nutmeg, garlic, lime juice and many more. For me the best about this blend…

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Cauliflower Soup with Lavender Cream


Bored of typical creamy soups? You don’t need to be! Twist the ordinary recipe by adding an usual and original ingredient. This is how I created Cauliflower soup with lavender cream. Lavender extract is a great to add your dishes fresh and fragrant aroma. It’s a perfect summertime herb which will brighten seasonal foods and your dishes. Remember to use…

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Lavender & Lemon Butter Cookies


Everyone loves butter cookies. They might seem a bit boring though. That is why I decided to add a bit of lemon zest and lavender extract, to spice it up a little. Lavender extract is a great flavour to add a fresh and fragrant aroma to your dishes. It’s a perfect summertime herb which will brighten seasonal foods and your…

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Herbs de Provence Infused with Lavender Grilled Chicken


Lavender extract is a great flavour to add a fresh and fragrant aroma to your dishes. It’s a perfect summertime herb which will brighten seasonal foods and your dishes. Remember to use it a small amount of extract and increase it gradually if necessarily. Adding too much will spoil your dish by giving it a soapy flavour. Preparation time: 30…

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Lavender Meringues


Lavender extract is a great flavour to add a fresh and fragrant aroma to your dishes. It’s a perfect summertime herb which will brighten seasonal foods and your dishes. Remember to use it a small amount of extract and increase it gradually if necessarily. Adding too much will spoil your dish by giving it a soapy flavour. Preparation time: 20…

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Lavender Iced White Tea


Beat the heat with this Lavender Iced White Tea! Lavender extract is a great flavour to add a fresh and fragrant aroma to your dishes. It’s a perfect summertime herb which will brighten seasonal foods and your dishes. Remember to use it a small amount of extract and increase it gradually if necessarily. Adding too much will spoil your dish…

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Bloggers’ Masterclass with LBB


A few weeks ago I spent amazing afternoon at Grappa at Shangri-La’s – Eros Hotel. It was a Bloggers’ Masterclass organized by LBB and USA Apples. Its purpose was to present us food and cocktail recipes which included apples. The menu was curated by the extremely talented Gaurav Dhyani (mixologist), chef Sukanta Das (executive pastry chef) and chef Gagandeep Sawhney…

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USA Apple and Ricotta Cannoli with Whipped Lime Ganache


This dessert was curated by a talented chef Sukanta Das (executive pastry chef) and chef Gagandeep Sawhney (executive sous chef).  It is available at Grappa at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. USA Apple and Ricotta Cannoli with Whipped Lime Ganache Ingredients: Cannoli dough: Flour 250 gms Eggs 30 gms Butter 30 gms Sugar 24 gms Apple juice 24 gms Red wine vinegar…

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Salted Caramel USA Tart with dehydrated Apple chips


This dessert was curated by a talented chef Sukanta Das (executive pastry chef) and chef Gagandeep Sawhney (executive sous chef).  It is available at Grappa at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. Salted Caramel USA Tart with dehydrated Apple chips Ingredients: Milkmaid 450 gms Sea salt – finely grounded 4 gms For sweet dough: Unsalted butter 250 gms Icing sugar 125 gms Flour…

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USA Apple Vanilla Beans Mousse with Apple Bourbon Jelly and dehydrated Apple crispy


This dessert was curated by a talented chef Sukanta Das (executive pastry chef) and chef Gagandeep Sawhney (executive sous chef).  It is available at Grappa at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. USA Apple Vanilla Beans Mousse with Apple Bourbon Jelly and dehydrated Apple crispy Ingredients: Apple puree 200 gms Whipped cream 200 gms Honey 35 gms Gelatine 5 gms Powder sugar 75…

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USA Apple Tiramisu


This dessert was curated by a talented chef Sukanta Das (executive pastry chef) and chef Gagandeep Sawhney (executive sous chef).  It is available at Grappa at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. USA Apple Tiramisu Ingredients: Egg yolk 6 gms Sugar 75 gms Mascarpone cheese 500 gms Whipped cream 350 gms Amaretto 95 ml Light stock syrups 175 gms Savoiardi biscuits 250 gms…

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Asian USA Apple Sour


This cocktail was curated by a talented mixologist Gaurav Dhyani and is available at Grappa at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. Asian USA Apple Sour Ingredients (serving 1 portion): 30 ml Sochu 30 ml Vodka 30 ml fresh apple juice 15 ml fresh lime juice Method of preparation: Put all ingredients in a shaker and shake well. Pour in a crystal martini…

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USA Apple Berry Shrub Cocktail


This cocktail was curated by a talented mixologist Gaurav Dhyani and is available at Grappa at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. USA Apple Berry Shrub Ingredients (serving 1 portion): 60 ml London Dry Gin 100 ml fresh USA apple juice 10 ml cherry shrub Soda to top Method of preparation: Put London dry gin, fresh USA apple and cherry shrub in a…

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USA Apple Crisp Cocktail


This cocktail was curated by a talented mixologist Gaurav Dhyani and is available at Grappa at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. USA Apple Crisp Cocktail Ingredients (serving 1 portion): 60 ml walnut infused Bourbon 10 ml white chocolate syrup 90 ml fresh USA apple juice A dash of orange bitter 5 ml Absinthe 1 sugar cube Method of preparation: Put walnut infused…

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Chef’s Secret: Pork Ribs with Mango Chutney


Hello everyone! Today I want to present you my cooking adventure and its result from Open House. It’s something fast, easy and suuuuuuper delicious! With a special dedication for all the meat lovers! Ingredients: spare ribs mango chilli pommegranate few cabbage leaves Marinate: soya sauce liquid smoke onion garlic celery leek Marinate the meat for at least 2 hours. Peel…

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