Myrto’s Sweet Potato Patties

Myrto’s Sweet Potato Patties

Happy First Day of Spring! Last weekend we got a 10 lbs box of sweet potatoes from Costco and now we are looking for creative  recipes to enjoy them. My friend and physician Myrto Ashe suggested that I try her simple, easy to cook, delicious recipe today.   Dr Ashe is...
Saturday Morning Tostada

Saturday Morning Tostada

Today was a relaxing Saturday. Why? Well, Sameer offered to make a scrumptious breakfast after a long time while I was surfing my facebook account! This recipe is a twist on a piadina, an Italian flatbread. For ease/ convinience Sameer used a store-bought corn...
Banny Cranny Cookies

Banny Cranny Cookies

Facebook Status: “What do I do with a dozen of over-ripe bananas?” To solve this Gordian task, my friends did come to rescue with over a dozen of creative suggestions. This made me think…a dozen ain’t enough! To keep it simple, I used some in my smoothie and used the...
Naughty Peanuts with Watercress and Cabbage

Naughty Peanuts with Watercress and Cabbage

Ingredients: Oil -1 Tbsp Ginger (crushed) – 1 Tbsp Garlic (crushed) – 2 cloves Sesame seeds – 1Tbsp Peanuts – ¼ cup Watercress leaves (cleaned de-stemmed and chopped) -4-5 cups Purple cabbage (chopped) – 3 cups Mung bean sprouts – 1 cup Vinegar – 1 ½ tsp Lemon 1 tsp...
Khichadi

Khichadi

Khichadi is another recipe made from mung and rice. It is one of the most popular comfort foods among Indians. Ingredients: Rice – 1 ¼ cups Mung Daal (split lentil) – 1 ¼ cups Water – 5 cups Salt – 1 tsp Turmeric (Haldi) – ¼ tsp. Hing (asafetida) – 1 pinch Ghee – 1tsp...