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

CHICKEN 65 Cucumber Cups

View my step-by-step video Chicken 65 is likely of my most popular recipes to date, and I’ve dedicated quite a few posts and videos to this recipe. For those who have never heard the name before, Chicken 65 is a wonderful spicy dry Chicken preparation with a really strange name. Rumour has it that it’s … Continue reading CHICKEN 65 Cucumber Cups

POMEGRANATE & CLEMENTINE Festive MARGARITA

View my step-by-step video I love making homemade Margaritas, and since last year I’ve started a new tradition of making a special Pomegranate & Clementine Margaritas. When you think of the Holidays, the flavours of Pomegranate and Clementines are definitely up there. For this recipe you will need to prepare a simple syrup and squeeze … Continue reading POMEGRANATE & CLEMENTINE Festive MARGARITA

PRAWN Ambot Tik – Goan CURRY with SUCCORINE bai

View my step-by-step video             Prawn Ambot Tik is a wonderful classic Goan recipe typically made with chunks of Shark meat. The literal translation Ambot means sour and Tik means hot. This wonderful combination of sour and spicy is quintessentially Goan. In tis recipe Kashmiri chillies are used to give … Continue reading PRAWN Ambot Tik – Goan CURRY with SUCCORINE bai

RIZ AU LAIT – FRENCH style Rice Pudding with SALTED CARAMEL sauce & PRALINE

View my step-by-step video     Oooo la laaaaa . This recipe for Riz au lait simply translated to Rice & Milk or Rice Pudding should really be called Riz ooo la la lait. I had this French style rice pudding at a popular restaurant in Paris called Chez L’ami Jean. This restaurant has a … Continue reading RIZ AU LAIT – FRENCH style Rice Pudding with SALTED CARAMEL sauce & PRALINE

Goan Style Kheema or Spicy ground meat

Watch my step-by-step video When it comes to sharing a meal with my family and extended family, I always gravitate towards a traditional favorite. This is a recipe for a very typical Goan Kheema. I am from Goa originally and Kheema is the Hindi word for ground meat and it can refer to Beef, Lamb, … Continue reading Goan Style Kheema or Spicy ground meat

Middle Eastern inspired TURKEY – SPATCHCOCKED

Watch my step-by-step video Gobble Gobble! Cooking a Turkey is synonymous with feeding people you love. I always like to try something different each Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday and this year I made a  Middle Eastern inspired Turkey. The bird is the star of the show and done right, it can be juicy and flavourful  I love Turkey but I’m … Continue reading Middle Eastern inspired TURKEY – SPATCHCOCKED

Low Calorie Deviled Eggs with Turkey Bacon & Sour Cream

Check out my step-by-step video (coming soon) It’s been a while since I’ve eaten healthy – ok, I’ve never eaten healthy 🙂 I’m now 46 and the last couple of years of careless eating and drinking have caught me by surprise. Two months ago, I met an old acquaintance from my kid’s Boy Scouts Club. … Continue reading Low Calorie Deviled Eggs with Turkey Bacon & Sour Cream