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Brazilian Cheese Bread Balls “Pão De Queijo”

The first time I had Brazilian cheese bread was at the airport in Sao Paolo. They call it Pão de queijo. I was at work and feeling hungry, my colleague took me to breakfast. I chose the cheese bread and instantly fell in love with it. Usually, I am not a big fan of cheese but this cheese bread took me by surprise. It was very soft and chewy.

Easy Cake

Ingredients two eggs 2 cups flour 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sugar 1 cup milk A good amount of orange zest 1 tablespoon baking powder Preparation  whisk the eggs . Add sugar, oil , milk and mix well. Add in the rest of the ingredients pour in a pan and bake for 45 minutes spread some apricot jam on the top

Healthy Chicken Giblets Tadjin/ Soup/Etoufee

Ingredients  pound or so chicken gizzards, livers and/or hearts (in any combination) 1 onion, chopped handful of chickpeas 1 carrot, chopped 1 potato, chopped ( You can add any kind of vegetables ) bay leaves spices of your choice red chili pepper powder/flakes garlic, diced tomato , diced olive oil water salt to taste Preparation In a pan, saute the onion for about 8 minutes until onions start to turn golden brown. Raise heat to medium high and add garlic, carrots, and potato. Saute for 2 minutes more then add salt, spices …

Makfoul with vegetables

Ingredients: vegetables of your choice ( onion, carrots, courgette, potato and green peas) Couscous salt olive oil couscoussier ( pot plus a steamer basket) half of table spoon ground sweet red pepper Preparation: Bring about an inch of water to a boil in the bottom of a pot into which your steamer basket. Put tall chopped vegetables in steamer basket. Add some salt and ground pepper. Set over the boiling water, cover, and steam until tender to the bite, 3 to 5 minutes. Prepare the couscous: Place…

Dynamite Chicken

Ingredients Chicken boneless cubes ½ kg Soy sauce 1 tbs Paprika powder 1 tbs - Salt 1 tsp or to taste Dried oregano 2 tsp Garlic powder 1 tsp Corn flour ½ Cup Wheat flour ½ Cup Black pepper powder ½ tsp or to taste Salt ½ tsp or to taste Eggs 2 Oil for frying Sriracha sauce or Chili sauce 4 tbs Mayonnaise ¾ Cup Tomato ketchup 2-3 tbs Honey 1 tsp Garlic powder) ½ tsp Paprika powder ½ tsp Green onion INSTRUCTIONS Pat dry chicken boneless cubes with kitchen towel or paper. In chicken boneless cubes,add soy sauce,paprika…

Curry Puff

Ingredients Makes about 20-24 pieces 200 g potato, peeled and small diced 1½ Tbsp vegetable oil ½ cup small diced onion A pinch of salt 1½ tsp curry powder 200 g ground chicken (preferably a coarse grind) 1 Tbsp soy sauce  1½ tsp sugar ¼ tsp ground white pepper 8 cilantro stems, finely chopped 6 sheets of 10-inch spring roll wrappers (see note) 1 egg, beaten well Vegetable oil for frying Note: if you can’t find 10-inch spring roll wrappers, you can use 8 sheets of 8-inch spring roll wrappers, cut into 3 strips instead of 4.…

Chicken Wonton

Ingredients: Chicken boneless 250 gms Green onion chopped 2 Cups Green chilies 7-8 or to taste Capsicum 1 medium Soy sauce 1 tbs Black pepper powder ½ tsp or to taste Chicken cube ½ Oil 1 tsp Salt ¼ tsp or to taste Egg beaten 1 Wonton wraps or regular square spring roll wrap Oil for frying Directions: Pat dry chicken boneless cubes with kitchen tissue. In chopper,add chicken boneless cubes,green onion,green chilies,capsicum,soy sauce,black pepper powder,chicken cube,oil,salt and chop until well combined & set aside. Take…

Spicy Fish Croquettes

Ingredients: Oil 2-3 tbs Onion chopped 1 large Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp Fish boneless cubes 500 gms Lemon juice 3 tbs Cumin seeds roasted & crushed 1 tsp Coriander seeds roasted & crushed 1 tsp Red chili powder 1 & ½ tsp or to taste Curry powder 1 tsp Turmeric powder ½ tsp Salt 1 & ½ tsp or to taste Tomato paste 2 tbs Potatoes boiled 250 gms Fresh coriander & Mint leaves chopped ½ Cup Pickled jalapenos finely chopped 2 tbs Eggs 2 Water ¼ Cup Bread crumbs ½ Cup or as required Paprika powder 1 tsp…