Mini Tarts with Caramel – Chocolate Ganache 

This deceptively simple ganache tarts are very elegant looking and a total party pleaser !! A piece of chocolate is always my go-to dessert. Can never say NO to anything chocolatey 🙂 and what better dessert to make for the Valentines Day !! I have used micro edible flowers here along with blueberries and strawberries…

Thai Basil Stir Fry (Pad Gaprow Gai)

This super fast stir fry is comfort food for most thais and for the long timers in Bangkok like me. Serve it with fragrant Jasmine rice and a fried egg to give it that authentic vibe. I prefer to add some long green beans to the protein mince to make it wholesome. Ingredients : Chicken…

Jackfruit Kebabs

I had posted the Raw jackfruit or kathal sabji a while back. These are Kebabs or cutlets made from raw jackfruit. If you have left over sabji use it the next day to make the cutlets or make a fresh batch. Either ways these are delicious and very unique in taste. I have used a…

SOM TUM – Thai Papaya Salad 

I simply luuuvvvv  this salad !!  After years of being in Bangkok, the love for this can still lift my spirits up 🙂 The very famous Papaya salad, that’s a must try for all food lovers. One of those dishes that is well known around the world. Here is my vegetarian version of it mastered…

Spiced Carrot Pudding

Carrot Halwa is an Indian dessert made in almost every north indian house hold , especially in the winters when carrots are in season. I have added a few extra ingredients and reduced the sugar to turn this age old recipe into a healthier spiced pudding version.  Do try this out and let me know…

Mushroom Risotto

Sometimes on a weekend a rich, warm and creamy risotto is all one needs ! So here goes my version of the dish. You can choose to make it with or without extra vegetables.  Ingredients : Portobello Mushrooms 250 gms, washed and sliced in medium thickness. Arborio Rice 1 cup Zucchini 1 medium size, diced…

Srikhand

Srikhand can literally be translated into thick sweetened yoghurt but that takes away the magic of it !!                                      A thick creamy delicious Indian dessert made with strained and hung yoghurt, powdered sugar, cardamoms, saffron and nuts. Straining…

Zucchini Pancakes

Last week was Mothers Day in Thailand. With a lockdown still in place I was treated to a yummy healthy breakfast by my son though with a little help. Here is the recipe in his own words. Take 3 Zucchinis, wash, grate in a cheese cloth. Squeeze out all the excess water and tip into…

Spinach Puffs

A quick and easy spinach puff recipe. French party is just a fancy pastry sheet that can be used in a multitude of ways. I have used store bought frozen Phyllo sheet here along with spinach, onions, garlic, feta cheese, pine nuts  and nutmeg powder. You can choose your own filling and roll them or…

Multigrain Carrot-Walnut Cake

This is a healthy and very yummy , light cake with wholesome multigrain flour, brown sugar, honey, hint of cinnamon, ginger & nutmeg and loads of carrots !  I have tried to experiment with lots of recipes to ensure the cake is moist, soft and flavourful too. This is what I came up with that’s…