Malabar Fish Curry with Coconut Tamarind and Tomato

malabar fish curry with coconut tomato and tamarind

Malabar Fish Curry with Coconut Tamarind and Tomato   Kerala is known for its delicious fish and seafood. There are so many varieties of fish curry that are so very delicious. While in many curries, ‘kudampuli’ or gambooge is used, in Continue reading


Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry Leaves

Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry Leaves Recipe

Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry Leaves This Asian Black Pepper Beef with Curry leaves has a lovely aromatic sauce that can be poured over rice or noodles. The combination of butter, curry leaves, onion and bell peppers flavors the tender Continue reading


Kozhi Ada | Mini Fried Chicken Dumplings

kozhi ada recipe

Kozhi Ada | Mini Fried Chicken Dumplings   Hi everyone! Let me take this opportunity to wish you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR. Thank you to all my blog readers who sent in comments and wishes.. I have been Continue reading


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