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

Curried Salmon With Spinach

Curried Salmon With Spinach

This  dish is  inspired  by my childhood.   No there  were no  Salmon in South India, but   fish was  plentiful, as were  Amaranth leaves.  Purple  amaranth was  our  favorite   Mom used  to  make “Cheera thoran” or  stir fried amaranth leaves with coconut .  Amaranth  leaves  are more  nutritious  than  spinach  and  a  mealRead more

Persian Ice – Orange Faloodeh

The  other  day I  got  to pick  a  bag  of  oranges  from  a  friend’s  backyard. Fresh  sweet oranges   are  always  a  treat, especially when handpicked and had fresh. I am  especially fond of  the  zest, right from the tree these are even more fragrant than those from the market. So there I was withRead more

Carrot Beet Cake –  Almost a Health Food

This   cake  has  me  almost  file  the   recipe  under vegetable/side  dish.   I think it could  get  away  with it  too ,  well  almost ..   Beet  cakes  are  not  as  popular  as carrot  cakes,  with  good  reason too .  The  strong beet  flavors  can be overpowering .  But  here  combination of  Read more