Charmoula | Coriander Parsley Dressing / Marinade

charmoula marinade

Charmoula |  Coriander Parsley Dressing/Marinade   Charmoula ( شرمولة‎‎) is a North African Herbal Marinade, an all purpose dressing used a lot in Tunisia and Morocco. It is often used for seafood but works with meats as well as vegetables.  When you Continue reading


Chinese Rice Porridge Recipe | Congee

Chinese Rice Porridge Recipe

Chinese Rice Porridge Recipe  | Congee This simple Chinese Rice Porridge Recipe  is commonplace in Chinese homes. It can be served with any stir fry or roasted/ steamed fish or chicken. Known as ‘Congee’ , it is a traditional recipe Continue reading


Brik | Delicious Tunisian Pastry

Brik | Delicious Tunisian Pastry

Brik | Delicious Tunisian Pastry No No, we are not into eating brick!  Brik (بريك) is a famous Tunisian  deep fried pastry. This is absolutely scrumptious, if you’ve never tried it before. This version (one of the more popular ones), has a Continue reading


Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash Vanpayar Ularthiyathu is the classic Kerala comfort food. The ‘brown beans’ (red cow peas / red gram / ‘red chawli’) are a brownish version of the ‘green bean’ or whole ‘mung dal’. Continue reading


Tabil | Aromatic Tunisian Spice Mix

Tabil spice mix

Tabil , is a Tunisian Spice Mix, that is often used in North African Cooking, in grilled meats or salads. It lends a deep and earthy flavor with some spicy kick, but it’s the undeniably enticing aroma that I just love Continue reading


Chinese Beef Stir Fry with Vegetables

Chinese Beef Stir Fry with Vegetables recipe

Chinese Beef Stir Fry with Vegetables Chinese Beef Stir Fry with Vegetables is very commonly made in Chinese homes, with any vegetables that you may have. I particularly love adding sawi spinach / xiao bay chai/ Japanese mustard greens. Other Continue reading


Dill Pickles | Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles

dill pickles easy

Dill Pickles | Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles (with slideshow)   These dill pickles are my favorite instant pickles..  They may be used just after 24 hours. It’s no doubt that home made products, usually beat the flavor and reliability of store Continue reading


Asparagus Dip | Creamy Simple Asparagus Spread

asparagus dip

Asparagus Dip | Creamy Simple Asparagus Spread   This Asparagus dip, is extremely quick and easy to make! Quite tasty and even kids will enjoy this vegetable in spreadable form!  I am always looking for ways to get the kids Continue reading


Slata Mechouia | Tunisian Grilled Pepper Salad

Slata Mechouia | Tunisian Grilled Pepper Salad   Slata Mechouia | Tunisian Grilled Pepper Salad is  one of the most popular and traditional foods served in Tunisia.  If you love dips and are always looking for something different, this is Continue reading


Gambooge | Fish Tamarind

Gambooge | Fish Tamarind ripe fruit

Home > Spices and Ingredients > Gambooge | Fish Tamarind Gambooge | Fish Tamarind Gambooge  – Also known as Garcinia gummi-gutta,  Garcinia cambogia (a former scientific name), Brindleberry, Kudampuli, Pot Tamarind, Malabar Tamarind or  Fish Tamarind. This fruit looks like a small green pumpkin. The ripe fruit is yellow. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2016 Shana Shameer (RecipesAreSimple)