Reducing is the process of thickening and intensifying the flavor of a liquid mixture such as a soup, sauce, wine, or juice by boiling. Reduction is performed by boiling liquid rapidly and usually without a lid (enabling the vapor to escape more easily) until the volume desired is reached by evaporation. Since each component of the mixture evaporates at slightly different temperatures and the goal of reduction is to drive away those with lowest points of evaporation.
Parsi Wedding Fish Sauce Serving Size: 4Calories per serving: 165 (fish), 180 (shrimp)Fat per serving: 8.8gms (fish), 6.3gms (shrimp) A must at all Parsi weddings, 'Lagan No Saas' or 'Wedding Fish in Sauce' is the most delicious way to enjoy seafood in a gently spiced yet sweet-n-sour way. My granny used to make this dish Continue Reading
Mushroom Barley Risotto Serving Size: 4Calories per serving: 366Fat per serving: 11.2gms Filled with the delectable aroma of Shiitake mushrooms and white wine, this risotto is a staple in my house, especially in the fall and winter months. The barley makes it super healthy with its high protein content and complex carbs. Also the Continue Reading
Herbed Onion Jam Serving Size: 1/2 cupCalories per serving: 108Fat per serving: 5.1gms Everyone in my home simply loves caramelized onions...be it on pizzas, foccacia or in sandwiches or salads. I decided to make them at home, without any sugar and preservatives and didn't expect it to be so simple. What I love about it Continue Reading
Soy Glazed Baked Chicken Wings Serving Size: 3Calories per serving: 505Fat per serving: 18.4g I need my chicken wing craving every now and then...but not the greasy ones you get outside. I started making these oven baked wings which are even tastier and juicier than ever! Top them with the tangy soy glaze and you've Continue Reading
Huevos Rancheros Serving Size: 4Calories per serving: 354Fat per serving: 18.1g This Cinco de Mayo I decided to surprise my hubby with a Mexican breakfast in bed. Huevos Rancheros are a common breakfast plate served on farms in Mexico and have become so mainstream here in NYC. I decided to make a healthier version of Continue Reading