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

Smoked Salmon Vietnamese Rolls

View my step-by-step video       I first tried Vietnamese Spring Rolls more than 10 years ago when one of my Asian co-workers brought in a large platter for a potluck. It was a very traditional filling with Shrimp and it was love at first bite. Since that day. I always have rice paper … Continue reading Smoked Salmon Vietnamese Rolls

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

Dahi Vadas – Dahi Wadas

View my step-by-step video             This is a pretty incredible concept … we take all the trouble to make a crispy vada and then we soak it in water and douse it with Yogurt! While it sounds strange, the results are stunning. Vadas are a crispy lentil dumpling deep fried … Continue reading Dahi Vadas – Dahi Wadas

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

Beef & Broccoli

View my step-by-step video           This Chinese style Beef & Broccoli is packed with flavor. In this recipe both Beef and Broccoli are give the ‘char’ treatment before folding them into a luscious sauce. I love the fact that the Beef is thinly sliced and cooks quickly and the Broccoli is … Continue reading Beef & Broccoli

Red Velvet Dhokla

View my step-by-step video               A Dhokla to put it simply if you’re never had it before is a savory cake. This is a typical Indian snack and is also eaten as a quick breakfast or with other meals and originated in Gujarat in India. The most common type … Continue reading Red Velvet Dhokla

Vegetable Manchurian

View my step-by-step video           Manchurian recipes are popular all over India and the world for good reason. I’ve made a Chicken, Cauliflower and a Mushroom version and today I’m going to make the very popular Vegetable Manchurian! Cabbage and other veggies are formed into small balls and deep fried before … Continue reading Vegetable Manchurian