I know we've been MIA for a bit. A few reasons! Some terrible luck with back to back illnesses - for BOTH of us ICK- plus travels and new beginnings professionally as well for me- Yay! So I've been crazy busy to say the least. Anyhow, we're back with a bang and will have tons of recipes for you and a couple of videos as we get them going. So here's a quick and easy recipe for delicious black pepper chicken with oyster mushrooms to start with!
Because I used chicken breast and I wanted it to be really juicy and tender, I soaked the chicken breasts (whole) in salt water brine for 12 hours, then drained the water out and sliced the chicken. I didn’t have oyster sauce or would have ended up making an authentic black pepper Chinese chicken recipe but decided to play around instead with what I had in the fridge. (I didn’t even have corn starch or green peppers!) I had oyster mushrooms so I decided to use them as I love their flavour and texture both. This dish turned out to be super easy to make with very simple flavors. Perfect for a weeknight dinner. Don't confuse with Chinese black pepper chicken though! That will come up soon I'm sure.
Creamy, velvety, melt in your mouth Murgh Makhani (aka Butter Chicken) is loved by all. It’s probably a dish most people have tried out. I personally prefer a vegetarian version a LOT more. Butter Paneer or Paneer Makhani! Oh man- is it delicious. The cubed paneer melts in your mouth and it’s oh so good. I have been making this for about 14 years but it’s definitely been through many changes over time. This is the final recipe that I have been using the last 3 years or so. I came up with the healthier milk version of this in university when I was cooking for my vegetarian best friend and he eventually learned to make it too (only took a decade!). It’s the recipe that convinced Andre that vegetarian food is awesome! Out of everything I cook, it’s his favourite dish.
This recipe is the only one I held back from putting up on the site because it’s so dear to me and literally only 1 other person knows how to make it. But then I realised that I am (OBVIOUSLY) not someone who doesn’t share her recipes- I never have understood people who don’t share them- so here we go! I guarantee you that this will win over any guest! It’s mild, easy to make, and super indulgent. If you’re just making this for yourself, you may want to make a healthier version, so use milk instead of cream! Don’t skimp on the cream for guests though! Serve this with steamed basmati rice or naan.
Good News! Our First Video Is Up!
Visual. Visual. Visual.
Drool. Drool. Drool.
That is our goal.
We have changed the site around completely and have worked very hard to make things look better and to let our pictures play wing man to the recipes.
If you're reading this on your mobile, you will see a very simple, different site, but just scroll down to the bottom and click on Web to see the full version or go to your laptop!
My husband, Andre, and I will be KC from here on and I am really excited to start sharing our new recipes, videos, and more with you. So what can you expect?
What to expect in the next couple of weeks:
Please let us know what you think of the new design, and don't forget to share the site or a recipe if you love it!
EXPECT OUR FIRST VIDEO LATER TODAY!
Happy Eating & Keep Smiling
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Thank you for your patience since September. I was very sick for all of October which gave me some time to think about new ideas (those drug induced dreams eh!) and I am really excited.
Lots of Love,