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

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

Goan Beef Roulade

View my step-by-step video         This delicious concept of rolling a slice of beef together with other ingredient is a favorite around the world. Some people call it Involtini or Beef Rolls and other call this Beef Olives. This recipe is a Goan style Roulade. My Mom used to make this often, … Continue reading Goan Beef Roulade

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

Rissois – Shrimp & Cheese Rissole

Watch my step-by-step video                     Rissois is a Portuguese deep fried favourite snack, traditionally stuffed with a shrimp and cheese filling although you can now get it with many other types of filling. Call me a traditionalist, but I love the combination of Shrimp & Cheese … Continue reading Rissois – Shrimp & Cheese Rissole

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