Tag Archive: onion

Thama’s simple and delicious chicken curry

My paternal grandmother, whom I call Thama, is a fantastic cook. Every time I visit India, I look forward to her cooking, and her chicken curry is one of my favourite things (I… Continue reading

Slow-cooked boeuf bourguignon

This is one of my masterpieces. Like many dinners previously, it was borne out of one ingredient that was found in the freezer. In this case, it was some diced cubes of beef.… Continue reading

Guest post: Blood orange risotto

A new recipe from a new contributor to the blog! My cousin, who lives in the US, used be just as fussy with food (if not more so) than me, but has now… 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

Guest post: Colourful potato salad with home-made mayonnaise

My father always told me that in order to judge how healthy your plate is, all you have to do is count the colours. Based on that, this dish is a big winner,… Continue reading

Crispy bacon risotto with baby spinach and shiitake mushrooms

My father always says that the most important quality a cook must have is patience. With risotto, this is even more crucial, as the cook may be tempted to turn up the heat… Continue reading

Guest Post: Spicy Chicken-Halloumi Tortilla Wraps

Last night, I was ordered to stay out of the kitchen and let somebody else take over. In all honesty, I was a bit hesitant about this, but I was given no choice!… Continue reading

Beef teriyaki stir-fry with shiitake mushrooms

I. Love. Leftovers. I take leftovers to work for lunch almost every day, and I love re-using ingredients. So after I made teriyaki sauce from scratch, I decided to use it again, in… 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

Cullen Skink (Scottish fish soup)

Having spent four years at university in Scotland, I have made it a point to shun the greasy, unhealthy Scottish cuisine. But there is one dish I have fallen in love with (and… Continue reading