Baked Spinach

My younger brother was hooked on spinach when he was a little boy, thanks to Popeye the sailor man and his habit of guzzling down tins and tins of spinach to upsize his muscles. It was not only him who doubled his intake of vegetables but there were as many as 20% increases in the…

Som Tam

In this post I bring to you healthy, light and spicy-licious (if you like) Thai papaya salad or som tam!! A lot is known to the world about this famous Thai salad especially the fact that Thai salads are “hot”. The more the hotness, the better it tastes. But one thing I must point out…

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Tawa Paneer

I pick up my phone and I dial “mom” just to hear her repeat the recipe once more. I just have to get it right. No other recipe for this will do. None other than my mother’s version of the Indian cottage cheese – “paneer” with bell peppers in a perfect blend of flavours from…

Chicken Lasagna

Isn’t pasta your favourite meal to cook? It is, after all, inexpensive, highly nutritious, extremely versatile and some versions like baked pasta are all the better for being made in advance as the flavours have a chance to mingle and develop. I love any version of baked pasta. These are fantastic for taking to any…

Thai fish cakes

Everyone loves Thai fish cakes. These are unlike the usual fish cakes that everyone is accustomed to; they have a prominent hold on the category for their bold, aromatic flavours and another reason is, these are these are usually served as hot nibbles for appetizers (not as mains). They are also perfect when dipped in…