Tsukiji Fish Market – Tokyo

Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo is the largest seafood market in the world, famous for its early morning tuna auctions. The market deals with around 2000 tons of fish and seafood daily, and… Continue reading

Aubergine and Tomato Bake with Spiced Minced Meat

  This is a summer dish to make when red ripe tomatoes and purple aubergines are in season… Minced meat is cooked ahead with spices and aubergine slices are brushed with oil and… Continue reading

Green Mango Curry – Keralan style

When it is mango season, green mangoes rule the daily menu in most Keralan homes.  They are used in many ways, made into chutneys, picked, salted, added to curries, (which I have a… Continue reading

Croissant pudding

You can make bread pudding in many different ways using white bread, brown bread and by adding dry fruits and nuts. This is a simple one using plain croissant as the main ingredient.… Continue reading

Borough Market

Borough market is one of the oldest food markets in London. These days it has grown into a popular tourist destination in London for foodies around the globe. It is one of my… Continue reading

Chicken Shumai

There are few dishes that make everyone happy and content each and every time I serve it, and this one is among them. What I love the most is that there is no… Continue reading

Poached Pears in Saffron Syrup with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Pears are wonderful when they are ripe, juicy and sweet. But when I am stuck with a batch of green unripe ones I like to slowly poach them in sugar syrup until they… Continue reading

Tomato and Carrot Soup with Chilli and Cumin

Even though the days are getting longer, it is still cold, wet and miserable here and soup pots are still on the hob in my kitchen! Soups are always a clever way to… Continue reading

Gandhi Bazar – South Indian Market – Bangaloru

I was there in Bangalore last week for a very short trip! As usual I was searching for a food market before leaving London and I came across a few. This Gandhi market… Continue reading

Parippu Vada with Channa Dal

Growing up, Parippu vada (Masala vada), as we call it in Kerala, used to be one of the most popular after school snacks.  It is made of Channa dal (Bengal gram) or Kadala… Continue reading