Vietnamese Prawn Spring Rolls

What’s not to love about crispy and delicious spring rolls. But these get even better when served the Vietnamese way with lettuce and mint. A tribute to my favourite Vietnamese joint!

Delicious, crispy Vietnamese style deep fried spring rolls; a huge hit at your next party.

Hashbrown Muffins with Ham, Cheese and Sundried Tomatoes

A recipe that got me featured for the second time in Bank of Melbourne’s #socialfeeds cookbook 2016! These savoury muffins are so easy to make and works magic on a brunch table or for a children’s party or perhaps simply as an afternoon treat. Don’t miss to give it a try…

Oven baked hashbrown muffins generously endowed with ham, parmesan and sundried tomatoes.

Crumbed Prawns with Desiccated Coconut and Spices

Why not one last recipe before 2016 arrives, especially when we love seafood so much! Prawns are indispensable for our summer parties, and one of our most favourite foods to throw on the barbie. But today we are having crunchy, crumbed prawns with a difference. Bye to breadcrumbs and welcome to desiccated coconut to crumb…… Continue reading Crumbed Prawns with Desiccated Coconut and Spices

Tandoori Paneer with Goat’s Yoghurt

My first taste of goat’s milk was when I was around 10, while living in the Middle East. We had friends who used to work on dairy farms owned by the rich Arabs and they would bring us all sorts of delicious and exotic foods that were not so commonly available back then. Exotic varieties…… Continue reading Tandoori Paneer with Goat’s Yoghurt

Vindaloo Lamb Chops

Whenever you are learning to cook a dish or experiment with a new cuisine, it is very important to pay attention to the basics. Don’t try and go fusion and modern twists the very first time. Go traditional and learn to cook and perfect the dish as it has always been done. And since there…… Continue reading Vindaloo Lamb Chops

Japanese Shrimp Fry (Ebi Fry) with Katsu Sauce

Suddenly there is this eerie silence at home! A new academic year has started and my son went ‘back’ to school today. Though this is a going back, I experienced the same anxiety, excitement, silent nervousness that I felt last year when he started school for the very first time. It’s going to be a…… Continue reading Japanese Shrimp Fry (Ebi Fry) with Katsu Sauce

Extra Tender Meatballs

The joy of cooking for your child is priceless. There is so much love and care that goes into making every meal – you wouldn’t think of feeding your child anything less than the best, would you? And I believe this is why every single person remembers and praises his mum’s cooking. It is not…… Continue reading Extra Tender Meatballs

‘Upma’ Cutlet – Leftover Love for the 3 pm Hunger Pangs

The idea to experiment with this snack came from a post for semolina patties put up by Mr. Ramakrishnan on United Food Guide (an FB food group). Upma is a traditional Indian breakfast dish, though it is and can be eaten at all times of the day. The style of preparation varies slightly from place…… Continue reading ‘Upma’ Cutlet – Leftover Love for the 3 pm Hunger Pangs