Cambodian (Khmer) Chicken Samlá Curry

Cambodian (Khmer) Chicken Samlá Curry

A traditional, deliciously creamy, highly aromatic and fragrant Cambodian Chicken Samlá Curry.

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 [...]

Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with Coffee Spice Rub

Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with Coffee Spice Rub

I have an obsessive and passionate relationship with coffee. Though our love affair began only in my mid-20s, it has been a whirlwind one right from the start. I fell hook, line and sinker for this rich, dark beverage without which my day just cannot start. My first ever sip of coffee was at my [...]

Southern Fried Chicken with Paprika Wedges

Southern Fried Chicken with Paprika Wedges

Fried chicken – The ultimate global comfort food! I remember vividly of a childhood eating my fair share of KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken, is there anyone who doesn’t know it!). It was the only form of fast food that was welcome in our house simply for the fact that fried chicken was the only thing [...]

Chicken Tinga Tacos with Roasted Poblano Salsa

Chicken Tinga Tacos with Roasted Poblano Salsa

Any time is taco time! Yes, I can eat tacos at any given time of the day, right from breakfast to dinner. I find these little parcels an explosion of flavour and texture. Keep it simple or get creative and gourmet, but tacos are delightfully delicious, full of oomph and a food that makes me [...]

Chicken Chettinad Pepper Masala (Milagu Masala Kozhi)

Chicken Chettinad Pepper Masala (Milagu Masala Kozhi)

The cookbook industry is growing at an exponential rate but truth be told, there are very few cookbooks that excite me, let alone make it a part of my collection. But the minute I heard of the book, ‘The Bangala Table – Flavours and Recipes from Chettinad’, I knew I had to own this one. [...]

Chilli Chicken Bites

Chilli Chicken Bites

Yet again, food has opened my world to a whole new bunch of friends in Melbourne. I have been part of a growing food group called ‘Chef at Large’ on Facebook for quite a while now. A couple of months ago, a bunch of us belonging to the group and residing in Melbourne decided to [...]

Malai Kebab (Minced Chicken Patties cooked in Spices, Aromatics and Cream)

Malai Kebab (Minced Chicken Patties cooked in Spices, Aromatics and Cream)

When the head’s gone blank and you have no clue how to start a conversation, you talk about the weather. And that’s what I am going to do….. Summer is almost over; it was a peek-a-boo show this year which was rather disappointing. The cold, winds and rain are almost setting in which deports me [...]

Murgh Dahi Kebab with Spicy Mint Pesto

Murgh Dahi Kebab with Spicy Mint Pesto

Ever since I became a food blogger, I have been on a cookbook winning spree. I am not particularly sure how this happens, but I seem to win most giveaways I enter especially if the prize features a cookbook. And I must say, it’s quite a pleasurable thing; building up my cookbook library! One of [...]