Oats n Orange cake – Home Cooking

I added rolled oats to the batter and topped it with some dried cranberries

Some of the benefits of including oats in your diet are-

  • Oats are incredibly nutritious food packed with important vitamins, minerals and anti- oxidants.
  • In addition they’re high in fiber and protein compared to other grains.
  • Oats contain some unique components in particular, the soluble fiber beta-glucan and anti-oxidants.
  • They are very filling and have many properties that should make them a a weight loss friendly food.
  • They are among the healthiest grains on the Earth.
  • They are gluten free.
  • One cup of oatmeal contains about 150 calories , 4 gms of fiber and 6 gms of protein.
  • Oats groats, the most intact and whole form of oats, they take a long time to cook for this reason, most people prefer rolled, crushed or steel-cut oats.
  • Instant oats are the most highly processed variety. While they take the shortest time to cook, texture may be mushy.
  • They are commonly eaten for breakfast, as oatmeal, which is made by boiling water or milk. It is often referred to as porridge.
  • They’re also often included in muffins, granola bars and other baked goods.

” Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice ”

Spicy chicken rice – Home cooking

I tried out this recipe by Gordan Ramsay from his you tube channel, turned out be so wonderful

” Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many or colours, there are only so many flavours, its how you combine them that sets you apart ”

Campfire cooking

Paneer tikka and chicken seekh on the campfire grill in Polo Hill forest , the best on can do during covid times.

” Simply enjoy life and the great pleasures that come with it ”

Sunday brunch – Home cooking

A poached egg, toast, sausages and hash brown- what a wonderful start to a Sunday

” Cooking requires confident guesswork and improvisation- experimentation and substitution, dealing with failure and uncertainty in a creative way “

Pineapple upside down cake – Home cooking

Home cooked pineapple cake , I used fresh pineapple picked from the local market

Here is why eating pineapples is a good idea:-

  • Eating fruits and vegetables of all types has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle related health conditions.
  • Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like pineapples decreases the risk of obesity, overall mortality, diabetes and heart diseases.
  • It also promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy an an overall lower weight.
  • As an excellent source of Vit-C , a strong antioxidant, pineapples can help combat the formation of free radicals.
  • Anti- oxidant rich diets have been shown to improve fertility, free radicals can damage the reproduction system.
  • The fibre, potassium and Vit-c, content in pineapple all promote heart health. Reduces the risk of stroke, protection against loss of muscle mass, preservation of bone mineral density, and reduction in the formation if kidney stones.
  • The anti-oxidant Vit-C, when eaten in its natural form or applied topically can help to fight skin damage caused by wrinkles and overall skin texture.
  • Vit – C also plays a vital role in the formation of collagen, the support system of skin.
  • It is a delicious and easy to add to your diet, and can be eaten in salads, fresh cut, cakes or in smoothies etc.

” No day is so bad that it cannot be fixed with a slice of cake “

Tacos – Home cooking

Taco shells are by @Cornitos

Mexican cuisine has endless styles, flavours and colours, it is so extensive that it has beeen named as an “Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO. Tacos are a famous form of Mexican street food.

Tacos are a traditional Mexican dish consisting of small hand sized corn shells filled with a filling. They can be made with variety of fillings including vegetables, meats or seafood of your choice and cheese allowing a great versatility and variety. You can simply garnish them with various condiments like salsa, sour cream, lettuce and chillies.

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dinned well

Chocolate and Oreo fudge – Home cooking

Super gooey and delicious – Chocolate and oreo fudge
  • A fudge is created by mixing sugar, milk, butter and other ingredients and heating them until they melt together.
  • There is a texture difference between a chocolate and fudge. Fudge is soft and almost spongy while chocolate is with a harder shell.
  • Fudge is a cooked chocolate confection.
  • It is a wonderful candy with a rich, deep flavour and thick texture. It is the guilty pleasure for many chocolate and fudge lovers in all its flavorful incarnations.

” Your mouth and hands agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no need to involve your brain “

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