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 Apple Galette – A Cheat’s Apple Tart

I have been hoarding this recipe for a while. 2 years ago, when I started my pop up restaurant, I did my first galette, a savoury one, with loads of cheese and mushrooms. It was the best dish at my pop-up. And, from then on, I started exploring the world of pies and galettes. I…

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…

Srilankan Kottu Roti

Kottu Roti is a very popular street food in Sri Lanka. Fragrant with curry leaves and roasted spices, this dish dances with wholesome and bold flavours, and is bound to steal anyone’s heart away. After experimenting at home, we cooked this spectacular dish at our Srilankan Pop-Up. Our ensemble that comprised 25 guests polished their…

My True Love – Cooking and Food

2014 was a rock star year for me. I did things that I loved –  Food, Family, Friends, Travel and Work. But my true love has been cooking because it taught me how to love myself even more. I use it as my muse, my stress buster, my get away, my alone time, my time…

No Bake Cheesecake with Roasted Grapes (Eggless)

Serves: 8-10 Prep Time: 20 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Resting Time: 2 hours atleast Expertise Level: Easy Ingredients Availability: Cream Cheese is normally not available in regular grocery stores. You should get it in any big supermarket though. Food Mood: Taste Palate: Not to sweet. Just right so that you splurge just a lil bit more. (No, not because it…

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…