I prefer serving a roast chicken as part of the mains for my dinner menu. Served in a stylish platter with a lovely dinner table arrangement, it has a stunning effect on the guests. I have noticed a recent trend of using smaller birds likes poussins in a large festive platter and they look delish.Continue reading
About Laila Sohail
Um-i-Laila Sohail has spent 13 years working in the Financial Industry. She holds an MBA Degree from The Institute of Business Administration in Karachi, Pakistan. Laila describes herself as a focused and diligent person. Perhaps it was this diligence that motivated her to learn how to cook once she landed in Singapore and is also the inspiration behind her first write up for FUCHSIA: 'Cinnamon Date Orange Cake-The Spice of Life in Dessert'. Laila is married with 3 children. She loves to visit historical places and secretly wishes she were a mathematician. Other than perfecting her baking and cooking skills, she plans to learn Photography and add some form of exercise to her daily routine. While pursuing these goals, she also plans to follow her motto in life, which is to Smile!
This a versatile recipe. It was by accident that I discovered that pomegranate tastes heavenly with dark chocolate. The bitter-creaminess of the chocolate with the crunchy-sweetness of pomegranate is something that can only be experienced with your taste buds. You may replace the pomegranate with strawberries, raspberries or a mix of the two. It tastesContinue reading
Hummus topped with fried lamb can be part of a small meal (served in individual bowls) or a starter served up on a generous platter. Pair it with pita bread and salad. For your vegetarian friends, skip the lamb, the recipe tastes delicious with just the Hummus and lemon sauce. Add nuts prior to servingContinue reading
As the world becomes a global village, we are lucky to be part of a multitude of festivities, be it Eid after Ramazan, Eid after Hajj, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Saint Patrick’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, or the much-awaited Christmas. When you think about it, what is a festival if not an excuse to feast? WeContinue reading
- FUCHSIA’s Healthy Ramazaan Program 1 2
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Recipe for today is:
Baked Fish in Tomato Sauce
1 onion, chopped
1 sweet potato, cubed
1-tablespoon olive oil
1 green or red pepper, cubed
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
5 tomatoes, blended
1/4-teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon clove
Sea salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground cumin
4 large fish fillet
Heat the oil in a large pan and sauté the onion and garlic, then add in the tomatoes, sweet potato and pepper. Let it simmer for 5-7 minutes, then add in the water and let it cook for another 5 minutes.
Cut the fish into small pieces and pan fry lightly to brown on both sides. Spoon half the sauce into a casserole dish. Place the fish on top of the sauce and spoon the rest of the sauce on top. Bake in the oven covered with foil for 20 minutes at 180˚C. Then remove foil, basting often with the sauce and bake for 5 minutes at 180˚C. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.
Thanks Sujata. Cupcake cases is a good idea. Will try that out.!
Cup cake cases is a good idea. Will use them. Thanks Sujata!
Chicken and Vegetable Bake
3/4 cup gluten free flour or whole wheat flour
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp baking soda
1 zucchini, grated
1 cup of sweet corn
1 carrot, grated
1 cup cooked chicken strips
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (optional)
Butter or oil to grease the baking dish
Preheat the oven to 180C. Sieve the gluten free flour and baking soda, then mix in the eggs and olive oil, removing any lumps. Add in the vegetables, cheese (if using it) and the chicken and combine well. Grease a baking dish and pour the mixture into it. Bake for 35-40 minutes until well cooked and browned. Serve with a side salad. Serves 8
Aisha, do include some vegetables and healthy protein with the sandwich for your children’s meals. E.g cherry tomatoes,cucumber, carrot sticks with chicken or fish.
I am posting a chicken bake recipe which has some vegetables, you can try making that too.