Spinach Chana Dhal – Dhal Palak

View my step-by-step video Chana dhal is high in fiber and is low in cholesterol and really good for you. There are lots of other health benefits, just google it and be amazed. It’s a great eaten with rice or roti, perfect paired with meat, fish, chicken or other veggies. It’s also deeeelicious! This dhal … Continue reading Spinach Chana Dhal – Dhal Palak

Alle Belle

View my step-by-step video       Alle Belle of Coconut crepes or pancakes are made at tea time in Goa. This is also enjoyed by other Christians in India. My earliest memory of this is boarding school. I spent years at St. Joseph’s Convent in Panchgani, India enjoying this treat every Fat or Shrove … Continue reading Alle Belle

Christmas Fruitcake with Rum, Brandy, Fruits & Nuts

View my step-by-step video             Your fruits need to be soaked for 20 – 365 days – Click here For as long as I can remember, I loved to eat a piece of fruitcake at Christmas at my families or friends houses. Since my boys were little and my hubby … Continue reading Christmas Fruitcake with Rum, Brandy, Fruits & Nuts

How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

View my step-by-step video         A slice of Rum or Brandy infused fruitcake heralds the warmth of Christmas. If a bite of boozy doesn’t give you the warm and fuzzies, I don’t know what will! All over the world fuit cakes of different sizes and colours make their way over to the … Continue reading How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

Indian Feast – 5 Days, 5 Ways Meal Plan

View my step-by-step video             This post was sponsored by Silk. I have received compensation but the opinions are entirely my own. People have this opinion that Indian food is extremely complicated and they throw up their hands and run at the mere mention of it. Of course like in … Continue reading Indian Feast – 5 Days, 5 Ways Meal Plan

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

Goan Masala Kheema

View my step-by-step video               I’ve made Kheema so many different ways and it’s only last year that I made Xanti Pinto’s Goan Kheema. I’ve heard Xanti(pronounced Shanti) and a few others RAVE about Alves Fernandes’s recipe on the facebook group – Traditional Goan Foodies. Now, I know that … Continue reading Goan Masala Kheema

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 pork … 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

FUGIYAS – East INDIAN BALOON bread

View my step-by-step video Have you ever had a Fugiya? This little ball of deep fried dough has a slight sweetness. It can be eaten as a snack or to sop up a spicy curry. The East Indian community that live primarily in the Mumbai region celebrates every occasion with a batch of hot hot … Continue reading FUGIYAS – East INDIAN BALOON bread