Tag Archive: ginger

Juicy pork stir-fried with lime and ginger

For some reason, I haven’t made anything Oriental in quite a while. This dish was well worth the wait, though! It’s based on a recipe my mother used to cook – it was… Continue reading

Warming pumpkin, coconut and ginger soup

Last week, I spotted the first pumpkin of the season, which made me remember a dish from years past. It is similar to the sweet potato soup I made recently, but more nuanced… Continue reading

Spicy sweet potato, coconut and ginger soup

I cannot even begin to describe how good this soup tastes. All I can say is that if you have a blender and a stove, you should make it. Preferably soon. And eat… Continue reading

Okra in yogurt (Bhindi kadhi)

Having just returned from a 2-week holiday in India, I returned with a new cookbook and a myriad of food memories. I also have a strong resolve to improve my Indian cooking skills,… Continue reading

Baked salmon + vegetable stir fry – in homemade teriyaki sauce

At university, I always had a bottle of readymade teriyaki sauce on hand. I would put it in fried rice, mix it in every stir-fry and just use it almost as commonly as… Continue reading

Green Thai fish curry (from scratch!)

NB: I’ve updated this post with photos from my even newer flat, but the recipe is exactly the same! This weekend was moving weekend, and so most of it was spent carrying boxes… Continue reading

Stir-fry chicken made interesting

Like most people, I often resort to stir-fry when I am feeling uncreative. However, I always try and find a way to make it more interesting than just vegetables, chicken and soy sauce.… Continue reading

Chicken egg drop soup (with green bean noodles)

You know when you spend all day thinking about what you’re going to cook for dinner, only to get home and realise that your planning was futile? This happened to me today, when… Continue reading

Poached chicken – a fantastic discovery!

I love finding out new ways to cook things. Baking , slow-cooking, deep-frying, grilling… and my personal favourite: poaching. I now eat poached eggs every morning at my office canteen, as they not… Continue reading

South Indian chicken curry with cashews and spicy peas

The problem with cooking Indian food is that measurements are often non-existent. When I ask my grandmother how many teaspoons of cumin or coriander she uses, I get a baffled look and the… Continue reading