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  • Tuesday, November 29, 2005

    Sinful bliss...

    There are days when I'm dying for a lavish full-course home-cooked meal, and then, there are days like today, when I'm craving for a richly sinful decadent bite! To be truly honest, I have a sweet-tooth, infact, my hubby always says I have sweet-teeth!! I'm the kind of person who always looks forward to dessert. No matter how good the food is, I make sure I don't stuff myself just so I have space for dessert. At times it gets so bad that I even skip the meal and head straight to the dessert table!! With hubby dear in Chicago for a business meeting, I had the option of NOT cooking dinner today. But that doesn't mean I'm going to starve. No siree!!, it just means that I get to satisfy my hunger with decadent goodness! I'm not into baking all that much, so bringing a big fancy cake out of my oven rarely happens. Instead, I love desserts that I can make in a jiffy and enjoy bite after bite. With the sugar craving setting up, I went into the kitchen to see what my choices were. There was my sister's leftover cake in the fridge, but I decided against it...had too much already!! Then my eyes set upon a big bowl of fresh strawberries! Two minutes later, I was cooking up a sin! Chocolate and Strawberry grilled Croissants
    Ingredients: 3-4 strawberries, sliced 2 tbsp Nutella 1 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 large croissant Method: Slice croissant lenght-wise into halves. On the inside of one slice, spread Nutella and layer over with fresh sliced strawberries. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top and cover with other slice of croissant to form a sandwich. Grill for 4-5 minutes till strawberries soften and chocolate chips start to melt. Don't feel guilty while enjoying this taste of heaven!


    Blogger gini said...

    That looks absolutely divine!

    11/29/2005 08:06:00 PM  
    Blogger Anika From Darwin said...

    All I can say is YUM!!! Looks great!!!

    11/29/2005 08:39:00 PM  
    Blogger LB said...

    Hi Meena! Sometimes the simplest things, made with great ingredients, are the best! How could you improve on this?!!


    11/30/2005 01:19:00 AM  
    Blogger Kapil said...

    Desserts can be so irresistble. When I go to Buffet Meals, I always prefer to start with the buffets and stuff myself leaving very little space for the main course.

    11/30/2005 06:55:00 AM  
    Blogger Meena said...

    Gini: It does, doesn't it! And tastes heavenly too :o)

    Anika: Thanks anika! You should try eating it, I wanted to have two more!!

    Lisa: Hi Lisa! Thanks for stopping by, I love your blog and am so happy you stopped by mine. You are so right! There's nothing better than the simplest and freshest ingredients to create a perfect storm!!

    Kapil: Right on Kapil! You're right on my league :o)

    11/30/2005 08:25:00 AM  
    Blogger maldini said...

    Dear Meenakshi,
    Congrats on ur success at Indibloggies. I have been through every contender blog and I guess u deserved it. What with culinary weapon at ur hand. Mind u people may well be lazy to cook but they can never be lazy at the sight of food.

    1/18/2006 01:46:00 AM  
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