Friday, February 22, 2019

1219. Salmon Pasta


This is a pasta dish worth buying a fresh salmon fillet for. What's so great about it is that you can just as deliciously make it from leftover cooked salmon. It is a salmon carbonara, if you will.

Monday, February 18, 2019

1218. Blueberry Greek Yogurt Pancakes


With only five ingredients, these extra-fluffy pancakes are not your average breakfast. They are healthier, but also way easier: mix the egg and yogurt, then stir in the flour and leavening. Presto, your ready to griddle them in a hot pan, dotted with fresh blueberries as the underside cooks.

Friday, February 15, 2019

1217. Date Caramel Truffles


Vegan caramel has taken the world by storm, and the spotlight is on our very own beloved date fruit. The most common version is that as a sauce over a sundae ice cream. I however took up a suggestion from a dear reader and made these caramel date truffles.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

1216. Pistachio Shortbread Biscuits


These pistachio shortbread biscuits come together very quickly and the fact that they are semi-dipped in white chocolate makes them all that much more enjoyable.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

1215. Chicken Caesar Salad


This is the MCW version of the classic chicken caesar salad, mostly because the dressing is different and anchovy-less than the original.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

1214. Baked Raspberry Pie


This baked raspberry pie is so rich in fruit and tang that it really needs no other accompaniment other than a steaming mug of tea. You can use fresh raspberries of frozen, just note that baking times may need to be increased by 5-10 minutes if using frozen.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

1213. Amaranth Power Cookies


These amaranth power cookies are chock-full of super nutrient-dense ingredients and can only be made with absolute love. Be it a mother for her child or you for yourself, you cannot go wrong in making this.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

1212. Mujaddara Salad


Ok, this is now firmly up there in my list of instant classics. Ironically, it is a classic, with a twist, but it's got my vote for new classic. Mujadara is a traditional Lebanese dish consisting of rice, lentils, and an unfathomable amount of fried onion.

Monday, January 28, 2019

1211. Spaghetti Pomodoro


This is a simple yet delicious recipe when you need a giant bowl of carbs in 20 minutes. The major ingredients are a large can of whole tomatoes and a packet of dried spaghetti. All the rest are basic pantry ingredients, barring a snip or two of fresh basil from your window sill.

Friday, January 25, 2019

1210. Lemon Sable Cookies


I used to avoid cut-out cookies and deemed them too fussy compared to the usual cookie batter scooped and dropped with an ice cream utensil. In fact, they are fussier, but just a bit more, plus their perfect cut-out shape makes up for that.