Aloo Gobi – My Brother’s Favourite Curry.

Aloo Gobi- or Potato-Cauliflower is a very unassuming name for this flavor packed superstar of a curry. My brother was a picky eater as a child and this was one of the few dishes he would eat.  I used to stand by mum’s shoulder watching her cook this, absorbing all her tips on the proper…

Mum’s Tofu Burjee (The Best Tofu Scramble in the Universe)

My mum is my biggest source of culinary inspiration, because she is such an inventive chef. Her Tofu Burjee (a spicy, and insanely delicious tofu scramble) is how she elevated an ingredient as bland as tofu and made it into something incredibly flavourful. I firmly believe this is the best Tofu Burjee in the universe,…

Collard Greens –  A Kashmiri Recipe from a Mexican Farmer

I was shopping at my local farmer’s market last year when I came across this lush, thick almost waxy green, which the farmer told me were collard greens.  I was intrigued. They were so tough, almost like the leaves of the colocasia yam plant that used to sprout behind my uncle’s home in Trivandrum, a…

My Grandma’s “Potato Roast”

My mother, my grandmother and I have added, subtracted, and incorporated new cooking techniques to our family’s recipe for Roast Potatoes. I turn to this when I want comfort, or impress.

Garam Masala Nibbles

I love to bake! And I love to bake savouries I can snack on when I settle down with my afternoon cup of chai. This is one of my go to comfort foods- an easy savoury biscuit you can whip up in your (indian) kitchen with the ingredients you can find in your pantry. Ingredients: All purpose…