Japanese Noodle Bowl with Grilled Mushrooms

Every Recipe has a story. This Japanese Noodle Bowl has one too. My tryst with Japan isn’t over yet and this is yet another of my attempts at the fabulous Japanese Cuisine. While I was in Japan, I did take up a cooking class where I learnt basics of Japanese cooking. I learnt some basic dishes…

Quick and Healthy Mexican Black Bean Dip or Salsa

Print Mexican Black Bean Dip Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 20 mins   It’s a Sunday and we want to have something light and refreshing. Planned to make some Mexican black bean dip with wheat burritos for dinner.  My dip is almost ready. Just ordered some tomatoes and cheese to…

Slow Cooked Bihari Style Mutton Curry

You can call me snooty but my Bihari Mutton Curry recipe is legendary. The reason is that this recipe will give you falling off the bones, succulent pieces of melt in your mouth mutton pieces. I love cooking with lamb and mutton(goat). The difference between lamb and mutton is that lamb is nothing but a…

Indian Achari Chicken Curry (with raw mango pickle)

This Indian Achari Chicken Curry recipe is very special to me. Hubby dearest took me out for a lovely date on my birthday. My first birthday with him as his wife. We went to “Gallops” at Mahalakshmi Racecourse in Mumbai. A quaint beautiful restaurant with a classic old world charm from the Brit days. It…

Thyme and Lemon Roasted Chicken (Whole)

I am on a mission this week to cook some healthy food for us. Unfortunately, hubby dearest doesn’t care about healthy food and he loves ordering in. Yes, pizzas and burgers. So I have to keep thinking of ways to keep our meals exciting. With that mission on my mind, I decided to cook up…

Easy Spanish Seafood Paella in a Skillet

I haven’t been to Spain yet. But my intro to Spanish Food happened a few months back at my Date Night Pop-Up Restaurant. which my husband and I host every weekend. The concept is special. My husband and I host a couple at our home for brunch or dinners over the weekends. I cook a…

Hearty Greek Lamb Kofta in a vibrant Tomato Sauce

My Greek food affair continues with this delicious recipe. I cooked this dish at my Greek Food Pop-Up  in Mumbai, last Sunday. It was a smashing hit. The guests did not miss the spiciness that they are used to with Indian food.  I was stoked to hear that they experienced a “happy-food coma” while gorging on…

Sri Lankan Yellow Rice (Kaha Bath)

We all know how to make our rice and we love it that way. But once a while, when you come across something that is so beautiful, you leave what you have been doing all your life and do this new beautiful thing. That’s what happened to me when I first tasted this rice in…

Sri Lankan Black Pork Curry

I love cooking with meats and my husband says I make the best ribs *gushes like a little girl*.  So I said, let’s cook some Pork Curry and when I did, it turned out spectacular. This amazing curry smells and tastes of perfectly-balanced roasted spices with an inherent richness of any South Asian curry. The…

How to make authentic Thai Red Curry?

I finally learnt how to cook an Authentic Thai Red Curry at the Blue Elephant Cooking School in Bangkok. I have cooked this recipe and refined it and I can say this to you that I have mastered my Thai Red Curries. They are pretty kick ass and I don’t think you will ever spend…

Thai Vermicelli with Chilly Chicken Breast

Bangalore is home. And at home, I get the best food on earth. The posts coming up in the next few days, are dedicated to my mom’s exceptional culinary skills. Eventually, I will have a section in my blog with just my mother’s recipes for you to try. These will be the low risk recipes,…

Spinach and pasta with pan roasted cauliflower and cream sauce

Serves:  2 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Expertise: Easy Ingredients Availability: Local Ingredients except sage. Food Mood: Taste Palate: Slightly bland with delicate flavours of cauliflowers, nuts and sage. Perfect food for a hot summer afternoon. Have it with some chilled fruity cocktails or white wine. Ambience: Sit by a large window, let the…