Koshari | Kushari – Egyptian Street Food

Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian Street Food that is made with Rice, lentils and Pasta which is then topped with a spicy tomato sauce and caramelized onions.   Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian dish

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Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups

Lasagna is one of our favorite Italian dishes that we almost never get to eat outside. In every restaurant the lasagna is pre made and has some kind of meat in it. Hence, the only lasagna our family has tasted

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Creamy Pesto Baked Pasta – Baked Pasta with Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes

This is the 4th week of the blogging Mega Marathon and I have chosen to do Entrees all this week. The recipes I chose are something we like to eat as a family. More than being a fancy entrée, the

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Basil-Pine Nut Pesto / Pesto Alla Genovese

Pesto is a sauce that originated in Genoa in the Liguria region of Northern Italy. This is such an aromatic and bright sauce that is not cooked and made with fresh basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil and parmesan

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Pasta Primavera – Spring Vegetable Pasta

This week for blogging marathon, I am going to be making three different sauces for pastas. This theme was very interesting as it gave me an opportunity to explore different vegetarian sauces to go with pasta. I sort of stuck

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Arrabbiata Sauce – Penne All ‘Arrabbiata

This is one of the hottest sauces that I have tasted in the Italian cuisine. There might be several other recipes that are spicier than this that I have not tasted yet. The only place I have eaten Arrabbiata sauce

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Pasta Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Pasta Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes – A salad that can be a meal by itself.  Pasta and vegetables marinating in a tangy dressing and is best when served chilled.    I always wonder how people just salad as their

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Baked Vegetable Pasta

27th Jan, 2014 When browsing through few cooking magazines during one of my very often long waits in the Haircut place (I have two boys and this is one of my most frequently visited places), I came across the vegetarian

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