Dulce De Leche

Demystifying the luscious Dulce de Leche! Making this ooey gooey treat in a pressure cooker is *hands down* the easiest and fastest method of all!

How to make Dulce de Leche - Quick Pressure Cooker Method - step by step recipe written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Let’s talk kitchen experiments!

The kind of experiments that can go wrong… but if done right (and it doesn’t take much to follow instructions), one discovers nirvana! This is where the heart is, people! Right here with this fantastic Dulce de Leche. Everything is right with the world when you know you’ve got the secret weapon to make the most magical milk-based treats ever!

Let’s start with condensed milk.

Are you with me? Or are you in an imaginary world where you are the King / Queen and a cup of this golden liquid is presented to you to be devoured by your Majesty?

If yes, just hold on a little while longer my kings & queens. Because as delicious as condensed milk is as is… you are yet to experience a more intense kind of deliciousness that mankind has to offer. Give me 1 can of condensed milk, a pressure cooker, some water and 40 minutes. That’s all. And I’ll make you a more awesome (if not awesomely awesome!) treat that you will cherish forever!

And that, of course, is a treat fit for all you amazing Kings and Queens!    (more…)

Roasted Veggie Empanadas

Classic Mexican style Roasted Veggie Empanadas! Deep Fried Goodness in a bundle of pizza dough!

Roasted Veggie Empanadas Recipe | Easy Mexican Snacks | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy from Foodomania.com

Have you ever deep fried Pizza dough?

HAVE YOU?

If you haven’t – please just DO!

A little while ago, I compiled recipes for Cinco de Mayo. It was mostly Mexican and Spanish recipes. Empanadas happens to be a Mexican delicacy – wherein pizza dough is stuffed with various filled and folded like a calzone and deep fried! One could easily mistake an empanada for a calzone because they are shaped similarly. The minute differences may arise in the flavors of the filling. But here’s how I made mine – (more…)

Nacho Bread Rolls

These Nacho Bread Rolls (Or Nachos Pizza Bites) are little pieces of Bread Rolls stuffed with the Nachos Filling… A really quick and tasty Mexican vegan snack!

Nacho Bread Rolls Recipe | Nachos Pizza Bites | Tasty & Quick Mexican Vegan Appetizers by Foodomania.com | Written by Kavitha RamaswamyYou’re looking at Mexicawsomeness.

See what I did there? Mexican Awesomeness is equal to Mexicawsomeness. Fair Enough? Or is that really lame? Well, I think we’re way past the I’m-such-a-sophisticated-food-blogger phase. I think you will forgive me for inventing such silly names to describe recipes like these nacho bread rolls!

Because truly, these nacho rolls are one of the greatest appetizers ever. I say that all the time, I know. But if you’re a fan of Mexican food or you each a lot of nachos, do me a favor – try these nacho bread rolls next time you have some leftover bean / beef filling. (more…)

Strawberry Agua Fresca

Fresh Strawberry Agua Fresca or Strawberry Water to rejuvenate you!

Strawberry Agua Fresca Recipe | Fresh Mexican Strawberry Water Agua Fresca is just a fancy name for fresh water. And the combination of Strawberry and Lemon juice is … ***long whistles*** amazing!

You don’t need a recipe to tell you to puree some strawberries and squeeze some lemon into a jar and sweeten it up to your liking. But in case you didn’t know or haven’t ever tried this combination, you must drop everything you’re doing to go grab this refreshing drink!

Fresh fruit waters, or Aguas de Frutas, made with pureed fruit are a common drink all over Mexico. This recipe is extremely flavorful and refreshing, especially when fresh strawberries are in season. 🙂   (more…)