Pistachio Pesto on Tilapa with Red Pepper

View my step by step video I love a good pesto like the average Joe except sometimes I want a pesto that is spectacular. Pistachios have got to be the tastiest tasting nut that is out there. This would explain why they are sold shelled, unshelled, salted, unsalted and flavoured. They are expensive and must be stored in the refrigerator … Continue reading Pistachio Pesto on Tilapa with Red Pepper

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Watch my step by step video When I’m entertaining I like to have a couple of easy make ahead apps that look amazing. These Smoked Salmon Pinwheels are elegant and beautiful and will earn you some fabulous comments. Most Salmon Pinwheels I’ve seen and made before are scraps of Smoked Salmon laid over cream cheese and rolled … Continue reading Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Chilli Shrimp & Paneer Wonton

Click here for my step by step video Chilli Shrimp & Paneer wontons are a a perfect app for any party. Tiny pieces of Shrimp and Paneer are tossed in spring onions and chilli paste to make a spectacular filling for these crispy treats. What’s great about this recipe is that these can be made … Continue reading Chilli Shrimp & Paneer Wonton

Jhinga Makhni – Shrimp cooked in a buttery curried gravy

View my step-by-step video Jhinga Makhani is a very popular Indian curry where Jhinga or Shrimp is cooked in a well balanced buttery gravy. I learned how to make this gravy from the very talented Sanjay Thumma of vahrehvah.com.  This base gravy is so delicious that you can use this to also make fish, crab … Continue reading Jhinga Makhni – Shrimp cooked in a buttery curried gravy

Chilli Garlic Grilled Lobsters

View my step by step video My friend just delivered a box of gorgeous Lobsters fresh of the boat and into a packed box all the way from beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia right into the Kravings Kitchen. What I didn’t realize  was that these gorgeous creatures are live and that I would  have to kill … Continue reading Chilli Garlic Grilled Lobsters

Lobster and Mushroom Risotto

View my step by step video I’m making a Lobster and Mushroom Risotto and I’m bringing a little Italy into the Kravings kitchen. A risotto is made with Arborio rice, this is a short grained rice that is packed with starch and when cooked it slowly releases it giving the Risotto is famous creamy texture. … Continue reading Lobster and Mushroom Risotto

Prawn Masala

 View my step-by-step video instructions As long as I can remember, Prawn and Shrimp have been the center of our family’s menu. My father’s side of the family comes from Goa surrounded by beaches so seafood is always the protein of choice. My mom’s side are based in Mumbai, also on the coast and famous … Continue reading Prawn Masala

Crab and Parsley Garlic Bread

Watch my step by step video Last year I attended an after work course at George Brown College. Besides the initial excitement of receiving a Chef’s hat and coat, we also got to learn how to make really cool things. One of these was making Garlic bread to accompany a Lasagna. I remember standing there … Continue reading Crab and Parsley Garlic Bread

Sweet Corn Crab Soup

Watch my step by step video Whenever I’m at a Chinese restaurant, it’s always a toss up between ordering a Hot & Sour or a Sweet Corn Crab or Chicken soup. If we can’t decide, we always order both and share it. If I’m making this at home, this soup will win hands down since … Continue reading Sweet Corn Crab Soup