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Passionfruit Curd Cake
Passionfruit Curd Cake

Since posting a recipe for passionfruit butter yesterday, I realised a lot of people wanted to know why I called it butter and not curd. There are two reasons. The lemon curd and passionfruit curd concept is very new to me. I never grew up with it and did not...

Lemon Cake
Lemon Cake

A plain lemon cake is a joy to eat fresh from the oven. It speaks summer like no other afternoon treat during hot days. Just like old fashioned lemonade it has the ability to lift your spirits and make the heat bearable as you have a cool, citrus, spongy slice sitting...

Fragrant Malaysian Curry Paste
Fragrant Malaysian Curry Paste

Last month I was approached to be a part of the Malaysian Kitchen Blogger's Summit in August 2011. Staying true to my promise of exploring more culinary shores and experiencing things I would have otherwise never experienced, I jumped at the chance. Malaysia Kitchen...

15 Minute Home Churned Salted Maple Butter
15 Minute Home Churned Salted Maple Butter

  Sometimes on those very rare occasions that I am browsing something other than food on the interwebs, it is uplifting to come across an article that improves your daily life. Forbes recently posted an article about the 5 Things Super Successful People Do Before...

Chana Masala - North Indian Spicy Chickpeas
Chana Masala - North Indian Spicy Chickpeas

Masquerading under the moniker of Chola Bhatura, the quintissential street food king of Punjabi cuisine is the humble Chana Masala which loosely translates to North Indian Spicy Chickpeas, well not really. It basically means Spicy Chickpeas, I just added the North...

Lemon Pikelets
Lemon Pikelets

  The word that comes to mind when you first lay eyes on a pikelet is, cute. A pikelet is a mini version of a pancake and is prevalent in Australia and New Zealand. It is about 75mm in diameter, roughly about the size of the lid of your canned beans. Add to that...

Traditional Rawa Khaman Dhokla - Steamed Savoury Indian Lentil Cake
Traditional Rawa Khaman Dhokla - Steamed Savoury Indian Lentil Cake

If you have grown up in Mumbai, then you will remember the big fluffy yellow khaman dhoklas that were a staple in most street food takeaway places in the city in all its various suburbs. Khaman Dhokla is a steamed  savoury lentil cake topped with fresh coriander...

Summer Peach And Lemon Jam
Summer Peach And Lemon Jam

Summer in Australia is a stone fruit lover's dream. Markets abound with peaches, plums, apricots and mangoes, sold in trays of luscious golden, sun-kissed goodness. We are big fruit eaters in this house and there is always plenty to eat and blend or bake. When we...

Sweet Olive Oil Lemon Fingers

Browsing through June's issue of BBC's Good Food Australia magazine, I came across a recipe for Sweet Lemon Fingers. Now this magazine is a branch off the acclaimed British magazine by the same name and was launched in Australia just last year. It is well written, has...