Category Archive: Recipes

If you really love ’em, say it with a ham flower!

  It’s about 2 days to Valentine’s Day and while most of the world goes all heart-shaped in the iris and hormones go into overdrive at the thought of nights filled with red,… Continue reading

What all Pulaos should be- the Goan Sausage Pulao!

What does a self respecting Catholic do on a Sunday? Well, we eat copious amounts of food, feed others and grin as we drift into what that beautiful thing called the siesta. One… Continue reading

Easy Indian style Fried fish from my book Beyond Curry

Whether you’re new to the kitchen or just craving some Indian flavours, this dish is a must try. It’s from my book Beyond Curry Indian cookbook. Once you try it out, you’ll realise… Continue reading

Pork Sorpotel- The East Indian Way

You know how the saying goes- a rose by any other name… Well nowhere is it more true than with the Sorpotel. Amongst the various sub sects of the Indian Catholic community, the… Continue reading

Easy peasy banana muffins!

  I love cooking. The more challenging or exotic sounding, the better. But baking is a whole other story. I immediately get lazy and find a million other substitutes to it. Like the… Continue reading

That lazy Sunday lunch. Sleep inducing Jardalu Sali Boti and Pulav

There’s nothing like a Sunday lunch to pick me up. The week’s problems seem to melt away with a nice, hearty meal. Really, what do you need apart from a delicious lunch and a… Continue reading

Cabbage Thoran- simple, healthy dish from Kerala

      If your travels ever take you to the South Indian state of Kerala, or what is popularly called “God’s Own Country,” it won’t be too long before you get acquainted with… Continue reading

Bacon Par Eedu. That’s Parsi for Eggs on Bacon. And English for give-me-more!

  If there’s an egg on something, it’s probably a Parsi dish. The Parsi love for eggs finds them adding it to almost everything. My favourite ‘par eedu’ recipe is bacon par eedu… Continue reading

Lamb biryani, Bombay style!

It’s wrong to love a dish so much. But the heart wants what it wants—in this case, a big helping (or two) of biryani.  Packed with all the things I love- meat, potatoes, rice,… Continue reading

Pork Vindaloo, a must-have recipe.

    It’s the dish the Portuguese left us with hundreds of years ago and adorns tables in Catholic homes over feast days and lazy Sundays. The ‘Vin’ part of the dish is… Continue reading