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Useful tips to host a brunch for your guests

Useful tips to host a brunch for your guests

Brunch (combining breakfast and lunch) is usually eaten during the day either late morning or early afternoon. Technically a brunch should serve dishes from breakfast and lunch. Having said that, it should serve both meals. Brunch is associated with weekends, more towards Sundays, as we all would love to get some extra sleep during the holiday. However, brunch can be served on any day of the week.

A number of Read the rest “Useful tips to host a brunch for your guests”

Starting the day with a perfect English breakfast

Starting the day with a perfect English breakfast

An English breakfast consists of sausages (pork), bacon, fried tomatoes and fried mushroom, eggs (as you like it – fried, boiled, scrambled, sunny side up) with fresh fruit or canned juice and some tea or coffee. Traditionally the spread is served along with English muffin, toasted or fried bread with some marmalade, butter and ketchup on the side.

Since most of the items are fried it is also known as Read the rest “Starting the day with a perfect English breakfast”

Green chili prawns with mango salsa

Green chili prawns with mango salsa

 

Is it a spicy dish? I would say it is delectable, with the green chilies, coriander adding to the flavour. But before we start the recipe there is simple kitchen must-have tool which can become your favourite possession.

Mortar & Pestle is commonly used in rural areas of India. It is also used by some of the top chefs of the world. The reason – it has practical advantages Read the rest “Green chili prawns with mango salsa”

Red Sangria – setting the mood for a great party!

Red Sangria – setting the mood for a great party!

Sangria creates the perfect mood for a large group with a pleasurable swig.  A wine based drink blended with chopped fruits; sangria is the punch of a cocktail created in fruit and made with either red or white wine. Sangria is one of the easiest drinks to make with all the goodness of natural ingredients.

Fruits: Addition of fruits depends on availability or season. If you like your sangria more Read the rest “Red Sangria – setting the mood for a great party!”

A simple egg sandwich

A simple egg sandwich

Mashing hard-boiled eggs with some mayo, salt and pepper gives you a common method of creating an egg sandwich. To add some crunchiness to your sandwich add some lettuce to impress your guests. This simple method can create a blend that is more than just an egg sandwich. Albeit, if you want your guests to feel more special, you can add a few more details…

Adding fresh herbs like cilantro Read the rest “A simple egg sandwich”

Welcome the summer with some tender coconut

Welcome the summer with some tender coconut

All of us here in India are familiar with the taste and also know that it is a healthy drink. Coconuts are available all through the year and can be used as a refreshing drink.

Tender coconut water is impressive consumed in a natural form. But there are times when you would want to add a little something; to impress upon your guests and make them wonder how you came Read the rest “Welcome the summer with some tender coconut”

Crepes all day – a delicious and easy to make recipe!

Crepes were discovered by French chefs for royalty – delicate and thin, easy to make and quick to serve.

They can be enjoyed for all meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner and even for dessert. The French discovered this lovely recipe, which is fairly easy to make and quick to serve. All you need is eggs, flour, milk, butter and sugar which are easily available in most kitchens. The cooking time Read the rest “Crepes all day – a delicious and easy to make recipe!”