Spicy Penne Arrabiata

I was recently visiting my sister in Malaysia and was lucky to have a reunion with some of my university friends. On my last night there, I wanted to do something special with everyone and of course, that calls for some delicious home-cooked food. I decided on Sausage Curry, Spaghetti Aglio Olio & Penne Arrabiata:…

Chicken Mushroom Pasta in a Spicy Tomato Sauce

Busy days call for quick meals and rainy days for comfort food. And on days that are both – dinner calls for chicken mushroom pasta in a spicy tomato sauce. This is one of the easiest and yummiest pasta dishes I’ve made and is ready in 30 minutes or so.          …

Vanilla Panna Cotta with Fresh Mango

It was full-on mango season here in Sri Lanka and I was going absolutely crazy! They’re one of my favourite fruits; full of flavour, minerals and antioxidants.  For me, mangoes are best enjoyed as they are; rather than curried or pickled or juiced, although I won’t say no to a good mango juice! Here, in…

Spicy Cajun Shrimp Fettucine

For me, there’s nothing like a bowl of steamy hot pasta drenched in either a spicy cream- based sauce or an ooey-gooey cheesy-licious sauce. Mmmm. Comfort food at its best! More so, in rainy weather, curled up with a good book or a fun movie. Pasta dishes are some of the easiest meals to serve…

Cheesy Meaty Pasta- Family Style

When you’re short on time, but need to make a delicious meal family style- a meaty pasta dish is the way to go! Pasta is one the most versatile carbs you can utilize: just add in the meat or seafood of your choice, veggies, either a cheese/ tomato/ pesto based sauce and go! Like I’ve…

Chicken Stroganoff

I swear Pinterest is one of the best things that ever happened! It’s the perfect site to experience and learn about pretty much everything: food, travel, baking, fashion… you name it, they’ve got it! My bestie recently pinned this great recipe for Hamburger Stroganoff by Elise at Simply Recipes and we’ve been meaning to try it out ever…