October 2010

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Ridge Gourd Chutney

Ridge Gourd Chutney

A meal is not a meal without chutney. It is a must-have condiment that is tantalizing to the taste buds. High in nutrition, it is also packed with antioxidants and vitamins.

Chutney tastes very good with meals or you can use it as a sandwich spread. Foodies will enjoy making this recipe as a novel addition for many dishes.

Peel of Ridge Gourd
Ridge Gourd Chutney

3 Peels Ridge Gourds (fresh ones are always better)
1 Small Piece Ginger
1 Small Green Chili
2 TBsp Peanuts
1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
1 Tsp Lemon Juice
Salt to taste
Sugar to taste (optional)

How to Prepare:
  1. Wash the peel of the Ridge Gourds thoroughly.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients and blend the mixture well in a blender.
  3. Enjoy!


Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Lychee Ice Cream

Recipe by Guest Chef Tushar

Summer is the season for ice cream. Last February I toured New Zealand and I was surprised to find so many different flavors of ice cream. With so many novel flavors available, I had to try a new one every day.

Recently, my cousin treated me to homemade ice cream. I cannot deny that it was delicious.
Lychee Ice Cream

Cooking Difficulty Level: Easy
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes


2 cans Drained Leeches
8 oz Cool Whip
1 pint Heavy Whipping Cream
8 oz Condensed Milk
8 oz Evaporated Milk
Flavor/Essence of your choice:
Optional & Available in most grocery stores
Pineapple & Pineapple Essence is Recommended
Pistachio, Almond Powder and Saffron can also be added

How to Prepare:
  1. Mix all of the ingredients and add in ice cream maker.
  2. Add ice and salt to run ice cream maker.
  3. Let the maker run for 30 minutes.
  4. When finished, if the consistency is soft, store the mixture in the freezer until firm.
  5. Enjoy!