ChankoNabe: The Sumo Soup 🍲

This light and flavourful broth is PURE FUEL! A high performance diet for sumo wrestlers in Japan. Sumo wrestlers are not just massive but extremely strong and this dish is full of healthy fats, protein and vitamins. Just like other hot pot dishes such as Mizutaki, it is very healthy to eat, with plenty of… Continue reading ChankoNabe: The Sumo Soup 🍲

Tomato Gojju: The South Indian Salsa

I love looking for connections in cuisines from around the world. It helps me understand that although we are different, we underlying fundamentals are the same. One such connect is noticed was in the Mexican salsa and our South Indian Tomato Gojju. The fundamental base being tomatoes, onions, lemon and cilantro. This beautiful condiment is… Continue reading Tomato Gojju: The South Indian Salsa

Mangalorean prawn curry 🍤🍤🍤

Back to the roots with one of my favourite curries. Mangalorean prawn curry recipe: • Prawns, deveined and washed. • Lightly toast mustard and fenugreek seeds. • Add chopped onions and garlic and fry until golden brown. • Add finely chopped tomato to form a paste. • Add slit green chilli, tumeric powder and salt… Continue reading Mangalorean prawn curry 🍤🍤🍤

Busy mornings call for unconventional crepe’s: The spicy vegetable wheat dosa

Here is a quick way to whip up a breakfast crepe/ dosa with any leftover vegetables lying around. Wheat dosa recipe: 1. In a mixing bowl, add half a cup of wheat and ragi, along with a pinch of salt and sugar to taste. 2. Finely chop an onion, coriander, green chilli and in my… Continue reading Busy mornings call for unconventional crepe’s: The spicy vegetable wheat dosa

Weekend meal preps turned mid weeks dinner – 3🥘 

Marinades! I’m a big fan and I love how versatile a good marinade can be. Marinades are Great to slather on some meat for a mid week BBQ, to be added with some coconut milk and turned into a curry and can also be used to fry up some mince to be used in a… Continue reading Weekend meal preps turned mid weeks dinner – 3🥘 

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

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🥘