A nice rustic apple pie during this fall season perfectly describes everything about being at home in your PJs, the warmth of the scrumptiousness that oozes out of the apple filling and the crisp weather outside your window. This rustic apple pie in particular is perfect for fall or Thanksgiving. It is just so comforting […]
Accompanying normal day-to-day meals with a glass of fine wine can give you an amazing gourmet experience every single time.
This raw mango chutney has the perfect balance of sweet, sour and spicy to it. It can be eaten as a relish. It is the perfect accompaniment to your rice meals. Other options with which you can enjoy this chutney is uttapam, inside a vada pav, inside wraps, etc. You can also enjoy it with hot chapatis or pita bread.
A very strong sour vinegar made by fermenting toddy and is commonly known as the Goan Toddy Vinegar.
The Brits first came up with the idea of making curries using curry powder. A typical contemporary curry powder may include turmeric, coriander, cumin, pepper, cloves, cardamom, ginger, nutmeg, tamarind and chilli powder. Sometimes, it also includes other spices like: fennel, caraway, carrom seeds, mustard seeds, cinnamon, etc.
This sticky lime pickle is another one of my mum-in-laws signature pickle recipes. She calls it lime pickle however I had to name it the sticky lime pickle as it caramelises and becomes very sticky in consistency and texture as it matures over months.
Tendli pickle is a flavour-packed, pungent yet tangy-with a hint of sweetness- vegetable pickle made of the ivy gourd. What is an ivy gourd? Tendli as it is commonly known in Goa is also called Tindora or Ivy Gourd or scarlet gourd or the kowai fruit. For those who do not mind a little science, […]
Prawn Balchão is a spicy shrimp based masala pickle and a favourite in most of the seafood-loving Goan houses. It can be made with Tiger Prawns too. It is a spicy-tangy, sweet type of pickle and can be made in advance without reheating it and eaten for months, if stored properly.
Some veggies or meats, and seafood too, along with some whole spices and vinegar is all you need to make an amazingly fresh and deliciously mouth craving pickle. And, I doubt you’ll find anything better than a nice homemade pickle.
A flavour-packed wholesome comforting meal, this Homemade Chicken Biryani is served with some freshly-made spiced cold cucumber and green onion raita.
The perfect marriage between the Italian fusilli pasta and the Chinese stir fry method of cooking it in a wok.
I believe this cake is just perfect for your chocolate cake indulgence, especially if you’re craving for one right now… Why oranges with it? That’s because I had a super moist piece of this cake with some easy-peel orange carpels as part of my evening snack… and I LOVED IT!!! 🤩 I think I should […]
A definite comfort food in my family for generations.
Omelettes have always been from time immemorial and will always continue to be, the most wanted and most needed breakfast of all time around the world…
Feast your eyes. And your mouth. Celebrating Fat Tuesday #ShroveTuesday with these soft, light and airy savoury pancakes is definitely a treat before the Lent season begins. These are so fluffy and flavourful they’ll make your heart happy. I think these pancakes are perfect for brunch but will work well as ‘breakfast for dinner’… Each […]
Food is one of the most creative things we all do..like for example besides our day to day chores we always think about what we should eat or if we are cooking our meals ourselves then we always think about what processes to use, which ingredients to work with, etc… it’s like an ongoing creative […]
Escape into a seafood paradise and turn your heads to learn this quick and hassle-free stir-fry recipe
I know that I have delayed this post for a very long time, but Mackerels stuffed with red masala is my all time favourite of Goan flavours mixed into one dish. And, I am so sure that it is one of the favourites of all you Goan folks wherever you may be. Those not from […]
I grew up hearing the Konkani phrase Agxikar Chouriçokar which also means a person from Agassaim is a sausage seller (lover). Once upon a time, people from far and near used to come to Agassaim specially to buy these delicious and flavourful sausages which would be sold from some households in Agassaim and which looked like a long rosary in appearance.