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…

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,…

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…

Pepper Chicken stir fried with Shallots and Bell peppers

Winner winner chicken dinner! With my Pepper Chicken with Shallots and Bell Peppers, a quick weeknight dinner feels like a treat with its heady aroma, contrasting textures and umami richness. Inspired by the very delicious pepper chicken fry that is an absolute favourite in the south of India, I have developed this recipe to suit…

Spanish style omelette with veggies and herbs

Quick and easy, my Spanish style omelette is full is veggies and herbs, protein and some carbs making it a great choice for days when I want something light and delicious but have little time to spare. Great warm or at room temperature, this dish is great for lunch boxes, picnics, meal-preps and can be…

Home-style Mutton Curry

This slow cooked mutton curry is a Sunday favourite. Delicious and wonderfully flavourful, this mutton curry is deceptively easy to make; all it really requires are patience and time and it yields the most succulent mutton enrobed in wonderfully perfumed sauce elevating any ordinary weekend meal to something very special. Fit for celebrations and special…

Minced lamb and lentil stew

A little goes a long way with this one! With a bit of lamb, a can of lentils and a few readily available aromatics, we get a pot of flavourful and nourishing lamb and lentil stew in about 40 minutes. Best served over rice or couscous, with flat-breads and fresh salads, this surprisingly light and…

Hot and sweet chicken wings

Some evenings just call for chicken wings; its association with game nights is undeniable. With sports season upon us, we can’t possibly have enough recipes to celebrate this humble cut of poultry which was once considered undesirable. So, here’s my version; spicy with a hint of sweet, these wings are oven-baked until delightfully crisp and…

Steak and chips – Asian style

A perfectly seasoned piece of pork served with beautifully caramelized and spicy potato wedges is a treat fit for any occasion. It comes together in 40 – 45 minutes combining comforting familiarity with the excitement of the unexpected. Serve with a tall glass of child beer or soda and tuck in; it is sure to…

Cashew Chicken Bhuna

Mild and yet deliciously rich, Cashew Chicken Bhuna is my take on chicken Bhuna with the added indulgence of creamy cashew nut  sauce. It pairs beautifully with rice, naan, Tandoori Rotis and chapatis and an oniony lemony fresh salad of cucumbers, tomatoes and chillis. Choose any low or no fat variety of Indian bread or…

Pan-grilled Coriander and Lime chicken thighs

Bright, delicious and healthy, these pan-grilled lime and coriander chicken thighs work wonderfully whether you are looking to cook up a quick weeknight dinner or planning a barbeque over the weekend. These cook up just as easily on the grill as do in a pan. Options are limitless with this one; they are great over…