Quesadilla

Quesadilla is one of my favorite dishes. Quesadillas are normally corn or flour tortilla filled with veggies, meat and cheese and cooked on both sides until the cheese melts. You can use any vegetable combination you want in this dish. I like whole wheat since it is healthy. Also you can replace mozzarella cheese with…

Spicy Beet/Beetroot Curry

In Sri Lanka Beets are commonly called as Beetroot.  Fresh beets have an earthy flavor like no other vegetable.  They are very easy to cook and have a very distinct sweet taste.  Beets can be used in salads, as a side dish and boiled/steamed.  My mother used to make this spicy beet curry, and beet…

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a very simple dish to make.   It just starts with slices of baguette as a base and any toppings you wish.  Normally tomatoes are parboiled and peeled before making this dish. But when boiled and peeled, tomatoes have a tendency to become mushy and soggy.  So I thought of using fresh tomatoes with…

Watercress Soup

Watercress is an aquatic or semi aquatic plant belongs to family Cruciferae (mustard family).  It has a slight bitter and pungent taste.  Watercress can be added to sandwiches or to salads to add extra strong taste.  Watercress contains a significant amount of iron, calcium, folic acid, and vitamins such as A and C.   Ingredients:…