Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is a classic recipe from Philippines unofficially called as their national dish. The word adobo implies a marinade of vinegar, garlic, soy sauce and other regional spices. Consequently, Chicken Adobo is a sour and flavourful stew of chicken combined with this marinade. In addition to chicken, this dish can be made with a…

Wungwut Ngam

Wungwut Ngam, pronounced as ‘wungwut nam‘ or chicken with rice flour, is a delicacy from the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Here the traditional method involves roasting of rice and grinding to a fine powder, however here I have dry roasted rice flour as a quick fix. Combined with basic spices, this recipe is light…

Cilbir

Cilbir, pronounced as ‘chil-bir‘, or Turkish eggs is a beautiful recipe from the Middle East. I came across this recipe while researching for egg recipes and I must say that I loved the experience of recreating this exotic classic and also having it today at brunch! This dish is sour from the yogurt, gooey because…

Chicken Paprikash

Chicken Paprikash is a popular dish of Hungarian origins. It is famous for its distinct red colour thanks to the generous amounts of paprika used. However, fear not, the paprika used is also the Hungarian paprika that is not very spicy. The Hungarian sweet paprika is the key essential ingredient that gives this recipe its…

Murg Chhole

Murg Chhole is a classic recipe from the Punjab in India and Lahore in Pakistan where we see the union of chickpeas and chicken in a beautiful symphony of flavours and textures. It is tangy and spicy on the palate, and there are variations of this dish which decide the type of tangy flavour profile….

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma is a popular Arabic cuisine appetizer. Traditionally, Shawarma is a chicken or mutton preparation, wherein the meat is roasted by ‘turning’, that is rotisserie-style cooking. Here, I am making in my non-stick grill pan, to get that roasted and juicy texture. Chicken Shawarma can be taken in various forms, as a wrap, roll,…

Chinese Chilli Chicken with Noodles

This particular dish is my personal favourite and the signature dish of my mother’s kitchen! It has a history of its own, having been renovated constantly and relished by family and friends since time immemorial. This is a popular Chinese cuisine main course dish in Indian restaurants. However, I would like to publish through this…

Egg Curry

Egg Curry is yet another dish from the diverse list of egg recipes. This egg curry originates from the Indian state of Punjab, signifying that it would be spicy and tangy on the palate. Extremely easy to make with basic pantry ingredients, this dish is your go-to recipe for a hearty meal on a weeknight….

Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki is classic Japanese recipe, translated as ‘teri‘ meaning saucy and ‘yaki‘ meaning grilling/cooking. It comprises of four main ingredients soy sauce, sake, mirin, and sugar. Consequently, this recipe has a tangy, sour, and fairly piquant flavour profile. Outside Japan, this mixture comes bottled for our convenience. This teriyaki sauce is indeed the star…

Grilled Prawns

Grilled Prawns is my favourite prawn recipe yet. It encompasses the indigenous spicy flavours with the grilling technique of cooking which results in a succulent and tangy dish, just right as a non-vegetarian appetiser. Grilled Prawns may have various forms, the trick is all about the kind of flavours used. Here, I am recreating my…

Mutton Rezala

Mutton Rezala is an authentic Bengali cuisine delicacy, with an influence of the Mughal era. It is essentially a yogurt-based mutton curry infused with the aromatic Indian spices and a dash of Mughlai flavours. Perfect for a feast, this delicious dish will surely be the star attraction of your evening. Trust me on that! A…

Chicken Cafreal

Chicken Cafreal is a typical Goan recipe. This recipe is an outcome Portuguese influence on the Goan cuisine. It makes for an excellent appetiser or a dry side dish. This recipe is sour, spicy and tangy on the palate and is a beautiful diversion from the usual chicken recipes. It is best for dinner on…