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Sweet Corn Soup

It’s monsoon and all I can think of is a warm bowl of soup. This is when that can of cream corn sitting in the cabinet is going to jump in to save the day. I love having canned items in the kitchen cabinet; these are extremely handy on a rainy day (pun intended!) You…

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Thai Green Curry

Back when I was living in India, nine years ago, my family owned a couple of Asian convenient stores. The most common cooking ingredient that people came looking for was the green curry and the red curry paste. Made famous by Bollywood actors, Thai food to them at the time was merely just the two…

Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is a classic Italian comfort food that is acquired through patient cooking. In this fast paced world, I know plenty of people would refrain from making a risotto only for the reason that it is time-consuming. It is probably easier to pick up the phone and order in. But for me, I love cooking…

Kurkuri Bhindi or Crispy Masala Okra

Healthy snacking is the big thing this day and age of covid19. Since we are home, away from her daily routines of hustling and bustling around, most of us are finding our selves bustling around the refrigerator many times a day. Haven’t you seen them memes about that!! So together, my children and I we…

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Orange Pudding

Orange Pudding These brightly coloured oranges called out to me from the vendor’s cart. I couldn’t walk by without indulging in them. Sunkist oranges are very, very appealing to the eye. Bursting with a vivid orange colour on the exterior. Robust with sweetness on the interior, it is a great addition to desserts, as well…

Pandan Chicken

I am uber excited to be sharing the recipe for this traditional Thai dish. Thai Pandan chicken is basically succulent, tender chicken thigh immersed in Thai flavours and kept overnight only to fry them while being swaddled in sweet-smelling Pandan leaf. Pandan leaf, also known as ‘fragrant plant’ is very common in South-east Asia. The…

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…