Nadan Meen Curry With Coconut Milk

Nadan Coconut Milk Fish Curry

This is  one of  the  most  common  fish  curries  made  in Kerala  homes.  Fresh caught fish ,  fresh coconut milk ,  green chilies  and  curry leaves  right  from the  backyard  or  fresh from the  market,  coconut  oil  and kokum ,   these are the  ingredients  that  make  this  dish  irresistible  to  sea food  lovers.  NotRead more

How To Make Fresh Coconut Milk At Home

Coconut Milk

Let me be  honest, I am not  above using  canned  coconut  milk. With every passing year  the canned milk seems  to  get  better  with less and less additives  and  more  creamy coconut  taste.  But  nothing  compares  to  the  taste of freshly extracted   coconut  milk.   Food  tastes  heavenly when  slow  cooked  in  thin  coconutRead more

Amritsari Kulcha – Potato Stuffed Kulcha

Aloo Kulcha Amritsari Kulcha

Have you had Amritsari Kulcha ? Amritsar is a  city in India, famous  for its  sights , sounds  and  of  course food.  This kicked up version of Kulcha  from  Amritsar  is  very   much like  the  city –  spicy , exotic  and  utterly delicious !!!  Punjabi food  is  rustic, rich, home style and  sophisticated, and  mostRead more

Nei Payasam – Food For The Gods And Indulgance For The Mortals

Nei Payasam Sharkkara Payasam

  Wondering  what  is up with  that title,  well let  me  explain.   Nei Payasam is a cherished offering of Kerala temples. The gods love Nei Paysasam , so do the  devotees, the  non religious folks  and  even  the atheists.  Nei  in Malayalam means ghee or  clarified  butter, and  Nei payasam is  a sweet desert  made  withRead more

Tuna Cutlets – Seafood Recipes From The Kerala Coast

Tuna Cutlet Kerala Style

If you love  seafood, these  Tuna Cutlets are just  ones  to  try!   The  best  part is  that  these can  be  made  with canned  Tuna ,  and  has  the  crunchy  satisfying   feel of   fried  fish.  Serve  them on their own as a snack or  appetizer, or  wrap  along  with a  few  salad  greensRead more

Ukranian Paska – Sweet Easter Bread

Ukranian Paska - Easter Bread

This is  the  Ukranian Paska,  lovely,  soft  and sweet   Easter  bread.  I came  across  this  bread  few  years  back  when   searching  for   traditional  recipes.  Up until then , my Easter  breads   were  restricted  to  hot cross  buns  and  no  cross  buns.  Eastern European countries  have a  wonderful collection of  traditions breadsRead more