Shikanji

Heatiness refers to when your body is struggling to keep cool. You may have it if you have unexplainable  breakouts, mouth ulcers, chappy lips or a headache. Well I have it; I have the heatiness. I always had these non-explanative headaches usually when the temperature is high. I am just glad to finally have a…

Crabmeat in a yellow chilli stir-fry

Here is a typical southern Thai dish: spicy and pungent paired with the naturally sweet and succulent crabmeat. Even in Thailand only a few namely restaurants would offer this dish on the menu. That’s the case obviously because crab meat especially thick lumps like the ones required for this dish is hard to come by…

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Meals that you cook for your family demands a lot from you, doesn’t it? You want them to be comforting, nourishing, flavourful and also it must appeal to everyone’s taste. This dish is a full package of everything mentioned above. In addition it is extremely time saving and easy to make. Originally this dish belonged…

Panjabi Seviyan

“Sharing Knowledge is the most fundamental act of friendship. Because it is a way you can give something without losing something” – Richard Stallman. Sharing with you, my family’s ancestral recipe was the whole reason I started this blog. This vermicelli-based dessert authentically requires the homemade vermicelli grain, which luckily my mom makes and so…

Indian style Macaroni

If you have Indian friends you probably have eaten this dish either at brunch or at teatime. In India you often come across a “Desi version” or an “Indian version” of different kinds of cuisines. For instance, they have pink sauce penne pasta in India that would totally boggle your mind if you were Italian….

Caprese Breakfast Bagels

Caprese, the world-renowned Italian salad is absolutely striking in ever manner – the colour combination of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and fresh Italian basil with the outburst of flavours from the balsamic vinaigrette really takes your taste palate for a spin!!! Now picture the Caprese salad on your favourite kind of Bagel. What you get is…

Asian Style Steamed Eggs

Fancy something warm and soothing for your soul? Something that melts in the mouth? Something that is all of the above yet takes no more than 10 minutes to make? You are on the right page. If I had a menu card, the steamed egg would go on it under the All Day Breakfast category….

Aloo

“Aloo” means potato in Hindi. This recipe is a plain potato dish with a plain name but it comes from a long line of Thai-Indian fusion history. The recipe of this belongs to my husband’s side of the family. They tell me that their grandmother cooked and served this dish to her children alongside a…

Baked Feta Pasta

More often than not, recipes that claim to be easy can still feel a bit intimidating. This is not one of those recipes. As long as you understand the very basics of your oven, you are good to go. This recipe was first introduced by a Finnish blogger Jenni Heyrinen who calls it uunifetapasta (Finnish for…