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

Chinese Bhel

View my step-by-step video             To say Chinese food is popular in India is an understatement. Indo Chinese food has made its way into every nook and cranny of the country. I’m not sure how long Chinese Bhel has been around, but it’s a remarkable idea. A traditional Bhel is … Continue reading Chinese Bhel

Turkey with all the trimmings Sausage Rolls

View my step-by-step video Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I always want to make sure I’m stocked up with holiday favorites. Sausage rolls are wonderful year round, but seem to make it up front and center over the holidays. This year I decided to ditch the traditional beef filling and go with … Continue reading Turkey with all the trimmings Sausage Rolls

Samosa Pinwheels

View my step-by-step video           These Samosa pinwheels have well, reinvented the wheel. Same great Samosa taste in a different format perfect to make ahead and great to serve at your holiday soiree, game night or as a snack. The holiday season is upon us and I’m looking for great freeze … Continue reading Samosa Pinwheels

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

Grilled Cheese & Turkey Waffwich – Waffle + Sandwich

View my step-by-step video                   Last year I was obsessed with buying a waffle iron, and like my brand new ice cream maker, it sat in my basement for months till I started making waffles and literally wanted to throw everything into my waffle iron. When I … Continue reading Grilled Cheese & Turkey Waffwich – Waffle + Sandwich

Tandoori Chicken Roll

View my step-by-step video         It all started with a traditional picnic basket I inherited from a close friend. I was so determined to use it, yet summers came and went and the picnic basket lay all alone in my basement storage. This year I was determined to use it and make … Continue reading Tandoori Chicken Roll

Ragda Pattice

Potato Patty (recipe below)   White Pea(Vatana) Curry (Sorry I wasn’t able to recover this picture) Date & Tamarind Chutney (recipe below) Green Chutney (recipe below) Ragda Pattice are a typical Mumbai street food snack. Potato patties are topped with a white pea also known as ‘Vatana’ curry, garnished with date and Tamarind chutney, ‘sev’ … Continue reading Ragda Pattice