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Asian HomeCooked

Garlic Fried Rice

If there is one dish that has so seamlessly been integrated into the global culinary scene, it is Chinese Fried Rice. You find it in India - from small stands serving hot, spicy, and 'not so great for the stomach but too delicious to…

December 13, 2016
HomeCooked Vegetarian

Roasted Vegetable Stack

At the risk of sounding judgmental, I fail to understand why most people dislike vegetables - and this has absolutely nothing to do with the vegetarian-non-vegetarian debate! I have several pure-vegetarian friends who insist on removing the carrots and beans from a perfectly delicious…

November 21, 2016
Asian HomeCooked

Kung Pao Cauliflower

I haven't posted here in a while. The fact that CucumberTown - the host server that I recently changed to - is closing down, has shaken me. I thought things were so much better and easier now that I signed up for CucumberTown -…

November 4, 2016
HomeCooked Vegetarian

Chilli-Garlic Mushroom Stir Fry

You know one of those days when you wake up on a weekend and just want to have something comforting, quick to make and absolutely delicious for brunch? Today was one such day. Am down with a cold, and I needed something spicy to…

October 14, 2016
Chicken HomeCooked

Orange-Chilli Caramel Chicken

There’s something about the warmth of Asian food that, in my opinion, trumps other cuisines. The use of chilli and aromatics like ginger, garlic, onions make the cuisines of this part of the world truly special. This Asian inspired Orange-Chilli Caramel Chicken combines all…

August 18, 2016
HomeCooked Vegetarian

Stir-Fried Ladies Finger (Bhindi Fry)

I love Bhindi - or Okra or Ladies Finger, as it is called otherwise. This green vegetable has plenty of health benefits and has a sweetness to it that is complemented well by our Indian spices. However, a lot of people dislike Ladies Finger…

June 21, 2016
HomeCooked Indian Mains Vegetarian

Spicy Masala Aloo (Potatoes)

Cooking is a life skill - no it is not the relegated duty of the lady of the house. It is my belief that everyone should know the basics of cooking - irrespective of gender - if they want to eat healthy, good food.…

June 14, 2016