Drunken Noodles

May 12, 2016 by

A couple of weeks ago, I made “Drunken Noodles”. Why drunken? There’s no flambéing , no vodka – no alcohol at all...

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A NYC kind a Christmas –...

Dec 16, 2015 by

Being from England, our x-mas meals are very similar to the American Thanksgiving dinner. There’s turkey, Brussels Sprouts, parsnips...

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Carrot Salad – Taking Sl...

Jun 26, 2015 by

  I have made so many different types of carrot salads. Moroccan, Coleslaw, sesame-tossed ribbons. If I had to pick a winner it...

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Butter Chicken – The Mah...

Apr 29, 2015 by

India. A feast for the senses. Not sure if life will ever be the same. I know, I sound like a bloomin’ tourist – but I...

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Labor Day Addition – Pap...

Aug 25, 2014 by

Photo By Saodarly I am still in London but this post has to be shared before I comeback. Discretely tucked away on some street in...

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Slippery Vermicelli Noodle Sal...

Jun 24, 2014 by

  It’s hot and whilst salads are the go to meals, Arugula ‘this’ and Romaine ‘that’ are getting so boring .To get over...

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Move over KFC – JFC is way bet...

Apr 21, 2014 by

Japaese fried chicken is a quiet Powerhouse in the fried chickens community. Infact, other fried chickens are in need of pulling...

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Vegan Channa Masala

Feb 27, 2014 by

  Apart from chicken tikka masala, another popular dish at the Indian joints is Channa Masala. Whilst the former dish can be a...

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Trending for 2014: Cauliflower...

Jan 24, 2014 by

Set featured image     Move over Kale, cauliflower took your spot. Yes, the vegetable that tormented my younger years with...

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Pupar Ji’s b’day w...

Dec 15, 2013 by

  It was the  Pupar Ji’s birthday – a title given in Hindi, to an uncle married to your father’s sister. Since we get a...

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You’re HOT! Salt Cured M...

Nov 11, 2013 by

  There’s always that one stand at the Farmers market that intimidates me. This time it was the chili stand. I love fresh...

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The Famous ‘Aloo Gobi...

Oct 16, 2013 by

Espresso shot with sprite, cottage cheese with finely-diced ginger and chili, chips (or crisps depending on which side of the pond)...

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Mie Goreng – Love From B...

Sep 6, 2013 by

  We were in Bali this summer and that island packs a punch when it comes to flavor.  We were surrounded by lemongrass, kaffir...

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Sunny Side-Ups On Potato Chips...

Jun 6, 2013 by

A few months ago, I came across Monica Bhide’s post on  ‘Once Upon A Story’ where she provides a glimpse on Parsi food and a...

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Branzino Stuffed With Thai Red...

Apr 26, 2013 by

  Last week, the Branzino whispered from its crushed-ice bed, ‘take me home and you’ll be happy’. Branzino is such an...

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DIY Shrimp Dumplings

Mar 6, 2013 by

The whole dim sum experience is a culture in itself. Glazed eyes that push carts around a room, stacks of bamboo steamers, drizzle...

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Slow Cooked Potato Curry Dum A...

Feb 19, 2013 by

  The Upper East Side is kicking it up notches. Within the last couple of years, eating and drinking locales like, The Arlington...

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My Adapted Fried Rice – Part C...

Jan 25, 2013 by

When it comes to Asian cuisines, in my home, we are equal opportunity eaters – Indian, Thai, Japanese, Malaysian – you name it...

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Curry Club 4, Series 1 – Sayin...

Dec 5, 2012 by

Time flies when you’re having fun. A few months ago, the Curry Club was just an idea. Now 4 curry nights later, here we were saying...

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Curry Club 2, Series 1: Bring ...

Nov 19, 2012 by

Last week was the 2nd Monday of the Curry Club. After much deliberation, we decided that it was time to introduce patrons to a true...

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Banh Mi Sandwich – Spicy...

Oct 12, 2012 by

  In recent years, the Banh Mi has claimed its stake in the sandwich world. Enclosed in a crisp baguette lie Vietnamese treated...

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Thai Chicken Salad – Lar...

Sep 6, 2012 by

I am not sure when we first had it, but when we did, it became a favorite. Let us say that where Thai food is concerned, this dish...

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Sweet Mango Chutney – Ju...

Jul 27, 2012 by

 Grandmothers could fill books on practical measures for sustainability, respecting ingredients and getting mileage from having very...

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Detox: Tokyo Hotpot

Dec 2, 2011 by

Last weeks Thanksgiving festivities were a complete binge for most of us and frankly a little scary since it was just the holiday...

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Bachelor’s Black Book &#...

Jul 6, 2011 by

The Bachelor’s Black Book emerged from a conversation with my brother inlaw “Arjun”. He was visiting from San Francisco and...

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Salt and Pepper Squid

Jun 25, 2011 by

Few Saturday’s ago, we decided to walk around the farmers market. My level of enthusiasm to spend hours walking around,...

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Wok Fried Lamb

Feb 1, 2011 by

Jared, an old and dear friend of my brother’s, spent many vacations at our house in London during their college years (trekking...

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Momos – The Tibetan Dump...

Jan 23, 2011 by

My family and I have spent many evenings feasting on Tibetan potstickers: Momos. This is one dish that does not discriminate between...

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Kung Pao Chicken

Oct 17, 2010 by

So there I was on this gorgeous Friday afternoon last week at the food magnet of an event: the NY food and wine festival. I was...

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Asian Inspired Sea Bass

Sep 27, 2010 by

I have always admired a friend of mine called ‘Juhi Singh’ for her many talents. Achieving so many things in a day, I am...

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Quick and easy Tiger Prawn Sal...

Sep 12, 2010 by

The weather is beginning to crispen in NY and whilst many of us have had enough of this heat, the thought of the summer coming to an...

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Shiso & Scallion Tapenade...

Sep 5, 2010 by

Somebody at the farmers market recently introduced me to Shiso leaves and scallion micro greens. Breaking off the respective leaves,...

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