Roasted Carrots with Chilli, Cumin and Garlic

  Roasting vegetables to intensify their flavours is not a revelation at all! Here, I roasted colourful baby heritage carrots slowly in a medium oven until they were just tender. I added a… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Soup With Coconut milk and Spices

  The weather was extremely mild and warm until the end of 2015, but winter has finally arrived! I am not complaining, I like it when there is frost and snow. It is… Continue reading

Panna Cotta with Caramel Coconut Crisps

Apologies for neglecting this space for a while, it hasn’t been on purpose! I had to go through some health issues and had to stay away from everything I love – my kitchen,… Continue reading

Lettuce Wraps With Asian Prawns

Lettuce wraps are healthy, fun to eat, easy to make and moreover versatile. They are a favourite of mine. You can use any flavoured filling you like – meat, vegetables, noodles or tofu.… Continue reading

Floating Island

This is a simple yet elegant French dessert which has been always my favourite. The beauty of the dish is that you don’t need any fancy ingredients or equipment to prepare it –… Continue reading

Spice Market Old Delhi

  I have been to many markets in India and around the world – but this is without a doubt the most crowded, chaotic and interesting I’ve ever seen. New Delhi surprises me… Continue reading

Mercado da Ribeira – Lisbon

Lisbon has long been on my list of places to travel. It is a beautiful seaside city with a majestic colonial ambiance.  I was more curious about the food culture of the country… Continue reading

Wholemeal Banana Cake

  This hearty banana cake is a brilliant way to use up any overripe bananas you might have left in your fruit basket. This a favourite for weekend breakfasts in my household, so… Continue reading

Keralan coconut rolls

Do you think the coconut is regaining its position as a high status food? I believe so! For decades, coconuts were considered unhealthy due its high levels of saturated fat. Recent studies however… Continue reading

Carrot and orange salad with mint and cinnamon

  It is finally summer salad time! There are certain foods that evoke memories and this one always remind me of my trip to Morocco! It is extremely simple to make:  Peel and coarsely… Continue reading