Buttermilk brined Mustard Turkey

View my step-by-step video             Every year come Thanksgiving or Christmas, I plan on making a bird with a different flavor twist – I’ve done Spiced, Tandoori & Middle Eastern and this year I decided to give into one of my favorite things … good ol’ Mustard. Whether I use … Continue reading Buttermilk brined Mustard Turkey

Meatball Curry

View my step-by-step video       This is my Mom’s Meatball Curry recipe from one of her many many recipe books. Spiced meatballs are simmered in a special blend of ground spices like red Kashmiri Chillies, Cumin, Coriander, Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, with Ginger, Garlic & Vinegar and finished off with some creamy Coconut … Continue reading Meatball Curry

Chicken Vindalho or Vindaloo

View my step-by-step video                 I’m so excited to bring you this recipe from my Goan heritage. Vidaloo, yes that is the correct pronounciation, is derived from the Portuguese Vin and alho. When the Portuguese made their long ship journeys to India and other countries, they preserved their … Continue reading Chicken Vindalho or Vindaloo

Pot Roast or Roast Beef

View my step-by-step video         Print Yum Pot Roast or Roast Beef IngredientsBeef Chunk 1 kg, 2.2 lbs Juice of 1.5 limes 1 tsp each Chilli powder, Turmeric & ground Cumin powder 30 crushed black Peppercorns ½ cup Oil 1 cup sliced red Onions 6 Kashmiri Chillies ¼ cup(4 tbsps) each Ginger … Continue reading Pot Roast or Roast Beef

Battenberg – British Royal Cake

g, royalty. king Click here to see my step-by-step video This recipe has been on my bucket list for a long long time. My love affair with the Battenberg started on a trip to London when I was 18 years old. Years later a friend of mine made the Battenburg on the popular TV show … Continue reading Battenberg – British Royal Cake

Smorgastorta – SWEDISH SANDWICH Cake

 View my step-by-step video The Swedes have given us a few great things Abba, Ikea to name a few. This Swedish sandwich cake Smorgastarta or Smorgastorta is so fantastic to serve at a party or potluck and best of all is so customizable. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth and find it really … Continue reading Smorgastorta – SWEDISH SANDWICH Cake

Edible HUMMUS HOLIDAY wreath

Watch my step-by-step video You know the holidays are a crazy time with attending and planning parties, wrapping gifts, decorating and spending a lot more quality time in your kitchen and then you get invited to a potluck. You’re either going to run out and pick up another boring veggie tray or think of something … Continue reading Edible HUMMUS HOLIDAY wreath

SORPOTEL – GOAN Deep Red Sour & Spicy CURRY

Watch my step-by-step video My mom is one of the most amazing cooks that I will ever know. If I had to pick just one favorite, it has to be her Sorpotel. My Virgo Mom, was as meticulous as they come, she would take the time to cut her meat into perfect little cubes that … Continue reading SORPOTEL – GOAN Deep Red Sour & Spicy CURRY

Rose Cookies or Rose De Coque

        I don’t really have any memories of Rose Cookies growing up, but after we moved to Canada, I was quickly adopted by a wonderful woman who treated me like her own daughter. Every year she would make sure we were invited over with the rest of her family at Christmas and … Continue reading Rose Cookies or Rose De Coque

Green SPINACH IDLIS – with mustard tadka and CHILLI GARLIC sauce

View my step-by-step video The holidays are here and I wanted to kick things up a notch by throwing a Red & Green Party. I’ve asked my friends to dress up in Red & Green and it’s only fair that I serve them themed appetizers as well. We’re going to be serving Green Spinach Chilli … Continue reading Green SPINACH IDLIS – with mustard tadka and CHILLI GARLIC sauce