Spicy Spaghetti with Prawns & Bacon

Spicy Spaghetti with Prawns & Bacon

For a very long time pasta was one of my least favourite things to eat. Most restaurants served up a starchy and gloopy mess and dared to call it Penne Alfredo. Switching to a tomato-based sauce didn't help either, with packaged tomato ketchup serving as the base for the sauce. ...

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Review: Cafe Noir's French Box

Review: Cafe Noir's French Box

There’s something you should know about me – I love Paris! I was there last year with my bestie, for one meager week, and we completely fell in love with the city. A lot of people I know, say that most European cities look and feel the same. I usually ...

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Doi Murgi

Doi Murgi

For those of us who cook on a regular basis, the kitchen is a personal and intimate space. You arrange and organise it to cater to your particular sensibilities, and create the setting in which you'll be cooking. In my kitchen, I have a particular order in which I arrange ...

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Speedy Salad

Speedy Salad

No matter how much I love cooking, there are some days that I can't bear to go into the kitchen. I'm either feeling too impatient to wait for the chicken to thaw, so I'm too lazy to chop up some veggies, or I'm just plain cranky and convinced that the ...

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  • Mum's 10-Minute Prawn Curry

    Mum's 10-Minute Prawn Curry

    We millennials as a generation are an impatient people. Our brains can't handle messages longer than 140 characters; we're constantly streaming and downloading American TV shows because we can't wait ...

  • Coorgi-Style Mutton Curry

    Coorgi-Style Mutton Curry

    I have a brand new obsession - the Pandi Curry. For those of you who are not familiar with the Pandi Curry, it is an intensely-flavoured pork curry made with ...

  • Green Pea Triangles

    Green Pea Triangles

    Every once in a while I get crazy cravings for an old-fashioned Bengali meal - the kind that has several courses, has a range of flavour profiles, and needs to ...

  • Creamy Walnut & Onion Soup

    Creamy Walnut & Onion Soup

    I start today's post with Phoebe Buffay's very wise words about ingredients. It's amazing how the quality of an ingredient can make or break a recipe; and picking the right ...