Cherry Tomato Salad

Cherry Tomato Salad

This is the perfect summer salad for me! Simple, delicious and pretty… I love cherry tomatoes; the burst of slightly tangy, slightly sweet freshness when you bite into these red beauties. The wonders of nature so delicately captured! This cherry tomato salad is perfect with your summer barbecues, a much needed freshness to grilled meats [...]

Tomato Chilli Chicken

Tomato Chilli Chicken

This dish is an adaptation of a long-standing, frequently-prepared chicken dish in my home. Ever since I can remember, my mum used to prepare this chicken dish which in her words, is the easiest chicken recipe which anyone (and I vouch for this!) can make. Like the name indicates, this tomato chilli chicken recipe has [...]

Insalata Caprese (Tomato Mozzarella Salad)

Insalata Caprese (Tomato Mozzarella Salad)

A simple Italian dish, Insalata Caprese (tomato mozzarella salad) is commonly served as an antipasto. But for me, this took the place of a simple salad which can be made in a jiffy. It is important to have the freshest produce for this one since there are just two main ingredients – tomato and mozzarella. [...]

‘Everything’ Salad

‘Everything’ Salad

When Orna Agmon and Ella Shine started a quaint little café, ‘Orna and Ella’ on Sheinkin Street, Tel Aviv way back in 1992, their only intention was to showcase traditional Israeli cuisine in a modern, contemporary way. But today, this café has become a culinary institution and boasts of a highly versatile and varied menu [...]

Velluli Karam Pachadi (Spicy Garlic Chutney)

Velluli Karam Pachadi (Spicy Garlic Chutney)

India is the ‘land of chutneys’; there are so many varieties and types varying from state to state. While the coconut based chutneys of the southern region are to die for, the mint-coriander chutney, Bombay chutney, tamarind chutney etc…are the more popular ones of the Northern regions. But this is just a broad way of [...]

Cheese Tomato Omelette Sandwich

Cheese Tomato Omelette Sandwich

A favourite with kids….the flavours of the three ingredients work so beautifully together that this combination has become a classic. This one hardly needs any intro, so let’s get cooking…. Ingredients: 1. Eggs – 2 2. Cheese – 1 slice or ½ cup shredded 3. Tomato – 1 small, chopped finely 4. Salt – to [...]