Chilli Chicken Wontons

View my step-by-step video         Ok seriously … I think this has gotta be one of the better or more genius ideas that I’ve had! Chilli Chicken in a Wonton???? Why did I take this long to figure this out. I’ve made many a Chilli Chicken in my time from my Mom’s … Continue reading Chilli Chicken Wontons

Beef Sandwiches – Potted Beef Spread

View my step-by-step video       My friend Viola Gardonis is famous for her Beef Sandwiches. Wherever she goes, there is a tray of neatly cut triangles with a delicious creamy filling. She told me they were super simple to make and sent me the recipe, you know the kind with no weights or … Continue reading Beef Sandwiches – Potted Beef Spread

Moroccan Sliders – Lamb or Beef

View my step-by-step  video   \\         Even though I’ve never been to Morocco, I’m drawn to it by the wonderful food and traditions. A friend just returned from Morocco and brought back the most beautiful ceramic platters from her trip. This made me want to buy a ticket right away, instead … Continue reading Moroccan Sliders – Lamb or Beef

Mexican Street Corn – Elotes

View my step-by-step video     I’ve been to Mexico several times, granted most times in the walled comfort of an all inclusive. With every visit, we made a point to visit the sights and eat the local food as well, after all you don’t really know a country until you’ve tasted it’s local cusine. … Continue reading Mexican Street Corn – Elotes

Chicken Lollipop – Crispy Chicken Wings in a Lollipop shape

View my step-by-step video       Chicken Lollipops are Chicken wings turned into a lollipop shape by scraping all the meat from one side to another. It’s marinated in spices and then deep fried in a crispy gluten free batter. This snack, starter or appetizer is very popular in Mumbai, former Bombay, India and … Continue reading Chicken Lollipop – Crispy Chicken Wings in a Lollipop shape

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

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

Saltfish Fritters – Jamaican Stamp and Go

View my step-by-step video                         There’s something about my friend Mary Rocto. Years ago her name surfaced on Twitter at the time of the Recipe to Riches auditions.  Mary is loud and passionate about food and her presence was felt on social media. I … Continue reading Saltfish Fritters – Jamaican Stamp and Go

Batatawadas, Bondas or Potato Ball

View my step by step video                       This delicious street snack Batatawada or Bonda is a Aloo or Potato ball that is deep fried in a chick pea batter. It’s crispy and gluten free. These are found all over India, especially in Mumbai where is … Continue reading Batatawadas, Bondas or Potato Ball