Spring

Grilled Cinnamon Pineapple
Grilled Cinnamon Pineapple

Last year for my birthday, we went to the snow at Thredbo. Ironically, my birthday dinner was at a Churrasco Brasserie. Me, the non meat-eater. The place looked fabulous. Smokey aromas wafted out every time the door opened and closed as we stood in the little village...

Smoked Salmon Kedgeree
Smoked Salmon Kedgeree

A kedgeree is the love child of an Indian Khichari and the colonial British obsession for all things curry. I grew up eating Khichari (a savoury porridge of rice and lentils often spiked with spices and enjoyed with a vegetable curry on the side) but it was only after...

Vegan Miso Glazed Eggplant (Nasu Dengaku)
Vegan Miso Glazed Eggplant (Nasu Dengaku)

A super delicious, quick and vegan recipe for a traditional Nasu Dengaku - Miso Glazed And Roasted Eggplant. If you are a fan of eggplant and especially love it charred with a sweet and salty dressing, this is the only recipe you will ever need! How I got hooked onto...

Gluten Free Whole Orange Cake
Gluten Free Whole Orange Cake

There is a very thin line between a perfectly baked whole orange cake and a soggy citrus mess. And there are two very distinct sets of people on both sides of that line. The ones who enjoy a good pudding like cake that can only be scooped up with a dessert fork or...

Fresh Mulberry Bramble
Fresh Mulberry Bramble

A mulberry bramble is a fruity gin-based spring cocktail made with gin, lemon juice and mulberry liqueur. But when you have access to fresh mulberries, why not make it with that big juicy gorgeous fruit? When I was a little girl, we had two big mulberry shrubs that...

Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad
Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad

A few years ago when people discovered that they could do so much more with cauliflower other than bake or roast it, it was like a whole new genre of cooking opened up to discover. Cauliflower was pulsed and crumbed to mimic raw rice and form a pure veggie pizza base...

Sweet Strawberry And Rosewater Labneh Bowl
Sweet Strawberry And Rosewater Labneh Bowl

Today I wanted to touch on a childhood memory, a fragment of my mind that seems to have faded because I shared it a long time ago on this blog and haven’t thought about it in years. When I was little, I used to take a bus to the station in my little hometown of Thane....

Chilli Garlic Potatoes
Chilli Garlic Potatoes

Why have plain old boring potato fries when you can stir-fry them with spices and your favourite Chinese sauces? These Chilli Garlic Potatoes are inspired by the humble potato fries and Chinese flavours. They are healthier, highly addictive and intensely delicious....

Antipasto Lunchbox Couscous Salad
Antipasto Lunchbox Couscous Salad

  A beautiful Spring-Summer salad inspired by Antipasto - pickled and preserved roast veggies, olives and creamy feta cheese. This Antipasto Couscous Salad is great warm or cold from the fridge and has been the star of many a Spring picnic potluck in the sun....