Lahmajoun – Turkish Pizza

View my step-by-step video           This delicious recipe brings back my wonderful memories of Istanbul, Turkey! Lahmajoun is a meat flatbread pizza. All the ingredients are ground up together and spread over a thin pizza base and baked till crispy. Cheese is not added typically to this pizza. In Istanbul, you … Continue reading Lahmajoun – Turkish Pizza

BBQ Chicken Cafreal

View my step-by-step video               Beloved to Goa on the Konkan coast of India is the iconic Chicken Cafreal. Not much has been documented about this recipe made with whole roasted and ground spices like Peppercorns, Cloves, Cumin seeds, Cinnamon and Poppy seeds, Vinegar, Green Chillies, Ginger & Garlic, … Continue reading BBQ Chicken Cafreal

Kimchi Fried Rice

View my step-by-step video       If you love Kimchi, you’re definitely going to LOVE this Kimchi fried rice. Kimchi typically made with cabbage but not exclusively. It is brined and fermented. Recently my friend Chef Sang Kim popped into my kitchen and showed me how to prepare Kimchi. It’s a bit of work, … Continue reading Kimchi Fried Rice

Tangdi Kebab – Kalmi Kebab

View my step-by-step video     Tangdi in it’s simplest translation means leg and refers to the leg of a Chicken. This BBQ Chicken preparation is either marinated in a cream base(Kalmi), Red spice blend(Tandoori) or a Green spice blend(Hara). Sometimes, just the drumstick is served and other times you will get the drumstick and … Continue reading Tangdi Kebab – Kalmi Kebab

Konigsberger Klopse – German Meatballs

View my step-by-step video                       My recent trip to Germany inspires this meatball recipe. German food is simple, honest and full of flavor. Between drinking kegs of beer, they love their sausages and their meatballs. This recipe is made with poached meatballs tossed is a … Continue reading Konigsberger Klopse – German Meatballs

Kheema Samosas

View my step-by-step video           Do I even need to explain why Samosas are a phenomenon? Crispy flaky pastry encases a delicious filling in a triangle shape. In other cultures it’s also known as a Sambusa or Samboska, different names for a similar concept. The early history of this delight can … Continue reading Kheema Samosas

Crab Xec Xec – Goan Crab Curry

View my step-by-step recipe             This beloved Goan to the core recipe has a strange name but BIG on flavor. Crab Xec Xec or Shek Shek as it’s called is made by roasting Spices, Coconut, Onions, Ginger & Garlic together and simmering crab in it. The contrast between the roasted … Continue reading Crab Xec Xec – Goan Crab Curry

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

View my step-by-step video                     We’re going vintage with the ever popular Pineapple Upside down cake. Around the 1920’s ovens were just getting introduced and prior to this, most homemakers make their cakes in a skillet. In 1925 the Hawaiian Pineapple company ran a contest and … Continue reading Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Shahi Chicken Korma

View my step-by-step video             When you have the word Shahi in a recipe, you know it’s going to be fit for a King. This recipe is no exception, the gravy is earthy and deep, made creamy with a paste made with cashew, onions, chillies and yogurt. Chicken is sautéed … Continue reading Shahi Chicken Korma