Frittata

Here’s something quick and delicious for lunch! The addition of cream and cheese, makes the frittata oh-so-silky. And feel free to substitute any of the veggies/ meats. Frittata 6 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup cream 1 cup cheddar cheese 4-5 strips of bacon One large potato, cut into slices One cup of spinach 4 cloves garlic,…

Pastel de Queijo

So I’ve been incessantly playing this game called Cooking Craze. It’s cooking against the time in different countries with various foods from that country, from street food to high-end stuff. For example, in France you’re making croissants but also frog’s legs. I’ve been so inspired by the different foods that the game has introduced me…

Pão de Queijo

So in my newly launched blog, and my new name PavPourri, lies my favorite pastime right now, which is baking different kinds of bread. Pav in Hindi means bread and the word Pav has the same pronunciation and various spellings all over the world. Take, for instance, this fabulous Brazilian cheese bread, Pão de Queijo….

Adjarian Khachapuri

Khachapuri is the national dish of Georgia. Khacha (curds) + Puri (bread) is a dish made of different shaped breads, filled or topped with cheese and eggs. The crust is usually ripped off and dipped in the egg and cheese mixture. The shaping is unique to each region. For instance, Imeretian Khachapuri from Imeruli region,…

Cheddar and Pepper Crackers

I’ve become quite obsessed with the Tartine series of books. First with their breads (my all-time passion is bread) and now with their other books as well. I haven’t been able to make their breads as yet (my sourdough starter is just beginning to take shape), but I have been able to try some of…

Gozleme

Have you heard of these delicious Turkish Anatolian flat breads known as Gozleme? They sounded familiar but I hadn’t had one until this summer when we happened to be in gorgeous Sydney for the Vivid Sydney light festival. The festival sees the entire city light up every night in the most creative, gorgeous way and…

Mustard and Cheese Bread

This is a must-try bread. Just take my word for it. Even if you’ve never baked another bread in your life, do try this. Its delicious, easy and very forgiving. I received this recipe from a friend many years ago. I’ve made it many many times since then, but have only just realized I haven’t…

Truffle Cheese Straws

When I read a post about Gorgonzola Cheese Straws on one of the best blogs out there, Love and Olive Oil, it was 7pm. I had just made a vegetable and macaroni bake for the kids for dinner. I was waiting for them to finish a bath, and decided to catch up on my blog…

Cheddar Cheese Pies

My daughter has a lovely Angelina Ballerina book, and it had this one recipe. She insisted we try it, and though I didn’t think it would turn out great, we gave it a shot. These were some of the best pies I’d tasted! Goes to show, the best recipes come from the most unusual sources!…

Chilli Cheese Toast

You know that craving you get when you come home from work, and just want to eat something before you start making dinner? This is just a wonderful tea-time snack. Very popular in India, chilli cheese toast has become somewhat of a tradition. In this picture, I’ve used brown bread. I made a few with…