Momos

If you have visited India (doesn’t matter which state), then you may have noticed independent vendors standing with a steamer at corners of busy markets or universities. These vendors sell a delicate appetizer known in India as “momos”. These are basically steamed dumplings with fillings, originally from Tibet but have made its mark in a…

Tuna Sesame Roll (Onigiri)

Onigiri is Japanese rice, rolled into various shapes with various fillings. The history of onigiri is very fascinating, one I definitely want to share. These originated long before chopsticks became common, hence, rice was rolled into ball-shape to make it easier to eat. Onigiri became popular among warriors; they would wrap them in bamboo and…

Pudina Chutney (Mint Chutney)

No cuisine is entirely complete with out a relish to enhance the flavours of the cuisine itself. Like pickled ginger is to Japanese cuisines and horseradish to English cuisines, chutney is to Indian cuisines. To start off an entire week of teatime recipes, I just can’t go on without first introducing to you the Mint…