For the longest time and ever since my trip to Melbourne in January after dining at the fantabulous Cumulus Inc, I wanted to create something different and play with flavors. However, that clearly has yet to happen. Instead, I recall the delicious crepes we had every morning for breakfast in Bali whilst staying at a fabulous villa in Umalas. So, off I go trotting about … Continue reading Something different!
So, it’s currently mango season and I went berserk when I saw them on the shelves around town. Not realizing they were not my favorite ones, Alfonsos, I bought 2 kilograms of them and took them home to find out they were the sour kind. Well, now that I have them I can’t just throw them to waste! So, I decided to peel, de-seed and … Continue reading It’s currently mango season!
Yesterday, was a day of wandering for me. I walked out of my home, down the street and then, hailed an auto rickshaw and mentioned my random destination. I got there 30 minutes later, walked into a grocery store, grabbed 2 zucchinis, 2 bunches of spinach and a box of lasagna. Honestly, even at that moment in time I was not sure if my purchase was … Continue reading A Kind of Lasagna!
Our friends, Ed and Joyce, own a fabulous restaurant on the island of Ko Lanta, Thailand, called Red Snapper. Every time we visit them we never fail to order our favorite item on their menu. This recipe was inspired by Red Snapper and is my interpretation of their Cheese & Jalapeno Croquettes! Ingredients 6 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 40g unsalted butter 1/2 cup … Continue reading Inspired by Red Snapper!
I had a little of celery left in the refrigerator and was trying to figure out what is it that I can make. What popped in my mind was Risotto Bianco! The Ingredients 500 ml Vegetable stock Olive oil 1/2 a small Red Onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 stick of Celery, trimmed and finely chopped 150 g Risotto rice salt and pepper 1/4 cup … Continue reading Absolute comfort food!
My kitchen and pantry is always stocked up. That’s because I like to be able to whip up just anything at a moment’s notice. I also enjoy learning as well as creating new dishes. However, I once made a delicious cheat! It is not something I am always proud of but I was excited that day because I did not have mushrooms. I made a … Continue reading Delicious cheat!
So, I have been quiet for some time now as I have been away and did not carry my laptop with me during that time. To start off again on a sweet note, check out how I made my Strawberry and Fig Jam! The Ingredients 250 g Strawberries, hulled, washed, drained and halved 250 g ripened Figs, washed, dried and quartered 1/2 cup Caster Sugar … Continue reading On a sweet note!
For the love of cooking and to always be able to whip up something super easy yet yummilicious, I always have a jar or two of my homemade basil pesto readily available in my refrigerator. Here’s how you can make my Presto Pesto in minutes! The Ingredients 125 g Basil, leaves only 200 g cashew nuts 3 cloves of garlic 2 cups parmesan, grated … Continue reading Presto Pesto!
It was a very lazy day for me today and so for dinner tonight, I made a very light and easy to put together, Greek Salad! The Ingredients 1/4 cup Olive oil 1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste 2 medium cucumbers 4 medium tomatoes 1 small onion, quartered and sliced 1/2 cup kalamata olives 125 g feta … Continue reading Lazy made healthy!
Never in my life did I ever think tofu would make an amazingly delicious dessert till my hanai mom made and served me a slice. The texture is so smooth and the flavor… what can I say? Try the Lemon Tofu Pie yourself and let me know what you think about it! The Ingredients Crust making 12 Digestive cookies, crushed 100 g unsalted butter, melted … Continue reading Heavenly Tofu!