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

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

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

Roasted Cauliflower & Coconut Soup

View my step-by-step video   Even though the weather is warming up, it’s still pretty chilly and I’m always in the mood for a nice bowl of comfort in a bowl soup. Cauliflower is a perfect ingredient for a soup, once cooked it blends into a velvety creaminess. This version is so much better. The … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower & Coconut Soup

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