Pork fillets (with sage, lemon and garlic), Mashed potatoes (with sage, brown butter) and Grilled Asparagus (with parsley pesto)

Pork fillets (with sage, lemon and garlic), Mashed potatoes (with sage, brown butter) and Grilled Asparagus (with parsley pesto)

A Christmas feast for two!

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Roast Chicken with Vegemite Masala (with Chilli Garlic Asparagus and Cumin spiced Mashed Potatoes)

Roast Chicken with Vegemite Masala (with Chilli Garlic Asparagus and Cumin spiced Mashed Potatoes)

Vegemite Masala – my boldest Indo Australian fusion dish to date. This dish was sparked off by a conversation I had a couple of months ago with a friend based in the Middle East. She inboxed me asking about interesting ways to use Vegemite, a bottle of which was gifted to her husband by an [...]

Pan Fried Basa with Fiery Tomato Sauce and Grilled Asparagus

Pan Fried Basa with Fiery Tomato Sauce and Grilled Asparagus

I love to experiment with cuisines, drawing inspiration from different styles of cooking, recipes, cuisines etc... and finally bringing it together as my own. This is one such dish. I first came across this fiery tomato sauce in a South African cookbook. Known as Babette’s fiery sauce, it was listed as one of the basic [...]

Cajun Rice (with Purple Asparagus and Mushrooms)

Cajun Rice (with Purple Asparagus and Mushrooms)

After coming to Melbourne, my culinary world has opened up to so many new ingredients – some of which I did not even know existed in this world. And one among those is the purple asparagus! I have had green asparagus before and have always enjoyed the crunchy texture of these stalks. So when I [...]

Mushroom Asparagus Masala Sandwich

Mushroom Asparagus Masala Sandwich

I love mushrooms, all sizes, shapes and varieties and I try to include it in many dishes that I prepare. Originally intended to be a mushroom masala sandwich but at the last minute, threw in some asparagus and the flavours turned out to be quite different. This filling can be prepared ahead of time and [...]