Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, drizzled with bright green herb sauce, these crab cakes with chimichurri sauce are perfect for the season. Serve with an unoaked Chardonnay for a delicious pair.
Cooked with spices, this sweet and savory grape chutney is great with baked brie, crackers or even on a sandwich or with a cheese board.
A puff pastry crust, a cream cheese center, fresh fruit, and a toasted meringue topping make for a delicious dessert. Pair with wine for a refreshing duo.
Let this sausage and goat cheese orecchiette tossed with broccoli and fresh sage be your new 10 minute weeknight meal that is bursting with flavor.
Chill out with this no-churn, super easy mascarpone white chocolate cappuccino semifreddo that tastes like a creamy frozen mousse with a jolt of cappuccino.
Fresh curry leaves and garlic come together to make these shrimp and lemony zoodles extra flavorful. Pair with an equally bright and acidic Pinot Grigio for the perfect duo.
Thandai is a refreshing beverage made with milk that is infused with almond and other spices popular in northern India.
This quick and fuss free chicken curry is for garlic-lovers only, filled with robust garlic flavor.
Learn about the make the most iconic drink of the season at home and save yourself a trip to coffee shop.
This bread comes together very easily, boasting the perfect crumbly crust and chewy center that is kept moist by the ricotta cheese.
These cookies are soft but not too sweet and bursting with unusual flavors.
Patience is key with this popular Parsi dish, even after slow cooking the curry, it tastes better on the second day.
Yogurt and spice marinated grilled salmon is always delicious but the star of the meal was the grilled corn salad with roasted tomatoes.
You might get lazy and think of using frozen corn but don’t! Corn chowder tastes best only and only with fresh summer corn.
Let’s remember that a good risotto doesn’t demand a lot! It just needs your constant presence, your time and fresh ingredients.
This is a great weekday meal as it doesn’t take a lot of prep or cook time and yet, it turns out as one of those special meals.
Pour hot espresso, drizzle cocoa powder or shaved chocolate, either way tiramisu ice cream is an incredible treat, whether it brutal summer or cold winter.
With a striking balance of sweetness from raspberries, richness from ricotta and bitterness from cocoa powder, this cake will totally make you smile.
Preparing the muffin batter takes no time but cooking quinoa will take about 15 minutes or so.
Spring or not, this salad is a treat worth investing time on!
On a dull weekday, when Friday seems far from reach, try this famous North Indian curry.
With a beautiful balance of creaminess and tartness, this lemon pudding is easy to bake and very comforting.
This lamb meal is satisfying, hearty and perfect for the winter season.
This baked eggs with toast recipe is one of Kankana Saxena’s favorite weekend breakfasts; it’s easy, always effortless and so quick to make.
These pan fried spaghetti fritters are very simple to make, and taste absolutely delicious.
A flavorful homemade pumpkin spiced latte from Kankana Saxena.
These corn fritters are crispy, with the warmth of garam masala, tangy zest from mango powder and refreshing herbs like mint and cilantro.
During summer Indian stores are loaded with Aamrakhand, strained yogurt mixed with mango pulp, sweetened with honey or sugar, flavored with cardamom and saffron.
Chicken meatballs, orzo, and fresh vegetables flavored with spices and herbs, create a light, yet creamy soup.
Serve this lovely compound butter with soup, grilled meat and fish or just spread it on plain toast.
Achaar is the Hindi word for Pickle and an Indian meal is almost incomplete without some achaar on the side.
Khandvi is a snack bite that comes from the state of Gujarat in India and it’s made with plain sour yogurt and chickpea flour.
Kankana Saxena checks out the colorful street food choices in Kolkata, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
These lovely poached pears can easily be prepared in advance, and then reheated or served cold.
Kankana Saxena serves a flavorful and easy to make Pesto with a twist and a kick.
Making jam is very easy but preserving jam requires a litte attention to detail.
Kankana Saxena celebrates one year as a food blogger with some delicious espresso cupcakes.
Homemade buttery Naan stuffed with fresh fenugreek leaves and potatoes.
A delicious deep fried treat made with solid milk and coconut stuffing.
A delicious healthy patty made with beet root. Perfect with tea or even in a vegetable sandwich.
A tangy spicy chicken curry made with a lovely pickling sauce to lift anyones mood instantly.
The delightful classic Italian treat filled with creamy mascarpone cheese, cocoa powder and espresso.
A delicious creamy fudge made with milk and sugar.
Buttery and deliciously light cream puffs filled with mascarpone and strawberries.
Indian flat bread stuffed with dried lentil and deep fried to perfect golden in color. Warm, crispy and delicious.
What better treat than a cookie that is buttery, chocolaty and nutty – all in one bite.
Vindaloo is not for the faint hearted, but any spice lover will fall head over heels with this dish.
Kankana Saxena decides to fight the heat and bake a lovely rosemary pound cake.
Aam Daal is a raw mango lentil soup that can be served cold as well as warm. Perfect summer food.
These are not the kind of cookies you dip in a huge glass of cold milk, but rather in some hot tea or a good soup.