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…

Deep-fried morning glory

Believe me when I say every child has a favourite vegetable. Ask if you must, I am positive you will be surprised with the reply. At about 12months my boys were fond of spring onions. Amazed? As was I and many other people who saw them biting into those long green bits. I remember being…

Vanilla Cupcakes

Cravings!!!! Ever had that feeling late at night when you want something warm to bite into? I have them a lot and these are not just pregnancy cravings, they were there before as well! Making cupcakes is also a great kitchen activity to involve your children in, especially with this recipe I have on hand….

Pandan Leaf Drink

Pandan leaf is a fragrant & popular ingredient used in flavouring of Thai desserts. It is also a very famous summer drink and has many medicinal values. The weather here in Thailand is extremely warm and it is only the beginning of our very warm days! I drink lots of water, I do…but even water…