Waste not, want not: Bottle gourd soup and prawn bafat

Back to the grind and getting home to a good hot meal is something I look forward to at the end of the day. But I do have days when my brain and actions don’t match- I cook up cravings in my head for which I don’t really have all the ingredients to. And in… Continue reading Waste not, want not: Bottle gourd soup and prawn bafat

Panisse: the French fry’s cousin.

I would not have discovered this delicious dish if it wasn’t for my vegetarian roommate, and I am thankful for having tried it out! A local snack served in most cafes in Provençal France. The Panisse is a vegetarian munchie made out of chickpeas! That’s right! Hummus, Channa and Falafel are not the only chickpea… Continue reading Panisse: the French fry’s cousin.

A healthy snack to sooth the spicy,savoury cravings: Aubergine bites 

Aunergine bites recipe:  1. Peel the skin off and chop into bite size pieces. 2. Marinade in salt and red chilli powder and shallow fry in a pan or bake it based on your preference. I prefer to shallow fry it. Et viola!  So simple, quick and absolutely delicious!  A great snack to satisfy those… Continue reading A healthy snack to sooth the spicy,savoury cravings: Aubergine bites 

Weekend meal preps turned mid weeks dinner – 1🥘 

I love to cook. I can’t spend an entire  day cooking and that, to me, is a day well spent. I do tend to reserve a good chunk of my weekend deciding and prepping meals for the busy work week ahead. It saves me time on those late nights when I am too tired to… Continue reading Weekend meal preps turned mid weeks dinner – 1🥘 

A remedy for the flu and soul

I recently came down with the flu and was stuck indoors with a heavy cold and soar throat. I decided to quickly get up and make myself some of my mama’s spicy Rasam. This was and still IS one of my favourite dishes- simple, spicy and finger licking good! I specify on finger licking because… Continue reading A remedy for the flu and soul

Busy mornings call for unconventional crepe’s

Another one for the busy morning breakfast file. I hold this dish close to my heart as I grew up with it and I’ve loved and learnt to make variations of it ever since. Variations because wheat is such a versatile ingredients and goes well as a sweet or savoury dish. The texture could be… Continue reading Busy mornings call for unconventional crepe’s