Simple, easy to make weeknight dinner to bring the family together.
Spring is finally here and I am so happy to see my toes again after a long, almost endless bleak winter. The cherry blossoms lining my street, the fresh vibrant produce in the markets, the skirts,singlets and thongs are all making me very happy. And I wanted to try and create something light and vibrant [...]
‘Charmagaz’ refers to an assortment of four different seeds – watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber and pumpkin (all members of the Cucurbitaceous plants). These seeds are quite popular as delicious and healthy snacks but are extensively used for cooking in the Rajasthani cuisine of India. Just as nuts are used to add texture and creaminess to a [...]
When Orna Agmon and Ella Shine started a quaint little café, ‘Orna and Ella’ on Sheinkin Street, Tel Aviv way back in 1992, their only intention was to showcase traditional Israeli cuisine in a modern, contemporary way. But today, this café has become a culinary institution and boasts of a highly versatile and varied menu [...]
This dish is an inevitable part of every Onam sadhya (feast) and is made traditionally using white gourd or winter melon (kumblanga). But in spite of frantically searching in the farmer’s market or Indian stores, I couldn’t find this vegetable anywhere. So I decided to use native Australian cucumbers which had no physical resemblance to [...]