Zesty Coconut chicken curry with tons of herbs and greens

I’ll be honest, my Zesty Coconut chicken curry is my go-to recipe when I have more veggies in my fridge than I know what to do with; this coconut chicken curry is my way of treating simple and possibly slightly tired verbs, fresh spices and greens with the love and respect they deserve. Through this…

Perfect Strawberry Sorbet using a food processor

Summer is upon us and we have been blessed with strawberries!! Time to make some refreshing and delicious sorbet and enjoy a lovely summer day 🙂 This delicious vegan strawberry sorbet needs just four ingredients and is so easy to make. ‘No ice cream machine!’, you say.. I say, “No problem!! Your food processor will…

Vanilla Bavarois with Strawberry Coulis

This one is close to my heart. I tasted my first Bavarois on my wedding day and it made a perfect day even better. Since then, I have tried, tested and perfected my Bavarois and I am proud to present to you my recipe that makes perfectly creamy, jiggly and the most luxurious bavarois every…

Indian style Buffalo wings

Some evenings call for chicken wings; their association with game nights is undeniable. With my husband truly excited about Super Bowl, we are all set to chow down on a giant bowl of Buffalo wings. That said, this time around, I am making my Buffalo wings with a bit of a twist; I am zhuzhing…

Chilli braised pork belly and onions

Pork belly is my favourite cut of meat. While chicken thighs are a close second, there isn’t anything quite like a piece of pork belly that’s been braised in a sweet and spicy sauce and flavoured with tons of aromatics until the meat is fork tender and the skin is gelatinous and sticky with all…

Brigadeiro or Brazilian chocolate truffles

Brigadeiro or Brazilian chocolate truffles are one of the truest pleasures; deeply chocolatey, intensely rich and decadently sweet, these little treats are a perfect addition to any celebration. Made with rich dark chocolate and luscious sweetened condensed milk, brigadeiros make the perfect gift and can be enjoyed as a snack with coffee, as a dessert…

Braised pork chops with beans

Winters call for comforting and warming soups, broths and stews. One of our favourites is this relatively quick cooking stew like dish which once done, leaves us with beautifully fork tender pork and rich and flavourful bean stew that pairs really well with crusty breads or/and roasted vegetables. Perfect for weeknight dinners or for entertaining,…

Oven-baked Vegan curried croquettes

India’s love affair with street food is no secret; pani puri, samosa, chaat, kachori, vada pav, gobi Manchurian, momos, tikki etc etc, the choices truly are endless. Also, the flavours and offerings vary greatly depending on the state, city or town in which you find yourself. One such delight is aalu chop or cutlet i.e…

Cheese and Onion Chicken fingers

I am a big fan of cheese and onion crisps; I believe that my love for them shall reign supreme and I simply cannot envision a day when I’ll get tired of them. If you, like me, would like to infuse those familiar savoury, oniony, cheesy flavours into crunchy nuggets of chicken while feeling kinda…

Honey garlic chicken drumsticks

One of my most exciting food moments is holding a well-cooked chicken drumstick by the knuckle and biting into the succulent meat with gusto. Deep-fried Southern style, roasted in a tandoor or cooked in a curry, you name it, I love it. Alongside chicken thighs, chicken drumsticks is my preferred part of a chicken and…

Cauliflower Manchurian

Deep-fried twice until deliciously crispy and then, stir-fried with tons of aromatics and a sweet and spicy sauce, gobi or cauliflower Manchurian works beautifully as a starter with a chilled beverage or as a main course served over steamed rice or soft noodles. Ingredients: For the crisp cauliflower florets 500 grams of cauliflower cut into…

Easy Chickpea Curry or Chana Masala

A bowl of Chana Masala makes me nostalgic; it takes me back to Durga Puja and Diwali season when the sound of devotional music and smell of fire crackers fill the crisp autumn air. Gifts abundant and studying rare, it is the time of the year eagerly awaited by kids and grownups alike. And, unsurprisingly,…