Recipes!

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

Virginia Woolf

Food makes the world go round.

Doesn’t it?

Okay, maybe just my world.

I love getting lost in the kitchen baking cookies and cakes for tea or cooking up something new that my friends and family get to quality test. They love the trials most of the time, except for when they complain that I’m fattening them up.

Bah-ha!

They don’t have to eat it, do they?

They just can’t stop themselves. Seriously, who’s fault is it? Theirs or mine?

If you don’t want to get fat, just take a bit and leave it. You don’t have to come back for seconds.

Anyways, back to food. I’ve learned a lot from my mom. We grew up sitting on the paaneri (platform) stirring our traditional East Indian marzipan and vanilla cream since we were barely 5-year-old kids. And learning how to bake semolina cakes and fry potatoes and make a yummy chicken khudi. Or a chicken tope. Or a chicken roast. Mom’s chicken roast stuffed with liver pudding is so yummy. Remind me to put down the recipe one of these days.

And I love the way mom cooks. Food never tastes the same twice. It’s always throw approximately the same things together to make approximately the same dish. It’s almost like being Alice in Wonderland. Sis and me have learned to cook like mom. Just throw things together and it tastes awesome!

But what was I talking about?

Yes, food!

Friends ask for recipes, and we rattle off a number of ingredients. Then they say, but how much. And we say, till it tastes good. Which really gets someone or the other miffed. So I finally got around to measuring out mom’s recipes a few years ago. And I’ve got my friends to put down some of theirs too. Smile, grin, smile!

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So if you’re looking for gluten free chicken soup or special East Indian chicken tope or a number of other dishes, you’ve come to the right place! And a PS, if you’re looking for healthy meals, what on earth is wrong with you? Okay, seriously, we make healthy dishes too, but the majority of our food is hearty homecooked food that’s rich and flavorsome.

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Kwareżimal — Malta’s popular Lenten sweet

Kwareżimal, a Maltese recipe originally made during Lent is quick and easy to make. It is a popular Lenten sweet — a chewy almond biscuit in an oblong shape, often brown due to cacao powder.

Gluten Free Strawberry Muffins Recipe

Remember the strawberry bread that we made recently? Well, on the same day we made these yummy vegetarian strawberry muffins. Why? Because both the recipes include the same basic ingredients….

Foogias: East Indian Balloon Bread

Foogias are one of the many traditional East Indian varieties of bread. These golden-fried little balls of dough are soft as heaven and disappear as quickly as they’re placed on the table. Foogias are eaten with dinner or lunch and go especially well with moile, khudi, or sorpotel.

Masoor Dal Recipe – Indian Red Lentil Curry

Mom’s easy to make Masoor Dal recipe is an everyday favourite in most Indian households. Served with fried vegetables, fried eggs, or even fried fish on the side, this healthy dish is gluten free, vegetarian and as tasty as ever.

East Indian Guava Cheese Recipe

Guava Cheese is a tasty East Indian sweet dish especially prepared around Christmas time! Both chewy and fudgy, there’s a mouthful of Guava in every bite.

East Indian Sweet Shells – KulKuls Recipe

Kul-Kuls are a traditional East Indian sweet made around Christmas time! This sugary shell shaped treat made by most Indian Christian households is a great option for a sweet exchange with family and friends!

East Indian Chicken Liver Stuffing – Giblet Stuffing

The traditional East Indian stuffing for Christmas meals consist of a chicken liver and bread pudding that’s stuffed into the chickens’ cavity before roasting. Here’s how to make this delicious homemade liver stuffing that’s sometimes called a giblet stuffing.

Spicy East Indian Pork Vindaloo Recipe

The traditional East Indian Port Vindaloo tastes as glorious as the East Indian pork sorpotel, or even more so! The blend of chillies and other East Indian masalas makes your…

Easy Nutmeg Cake Recipe

So come tea time and we want something sweet and spicy to eat. And the easiest thing to make is of course cake. So this time I made an easy…

Breadfruit Chips or Nachos Recipe

We love breadfruit! It’s sometimes crispy and sometimes mulchy snack, depending on how you cook it. It’s also really a perfect family member of the jackfruit, although like every cousin,…

Mom’s Boiled Egg Chilly Fry Recipe

Boiled egg chilly fry is an irresistible dish that has a lovely creamy texture. It is so easy and quick to make! All it takes is half an hour and you can relish it with family or friends.

Glutenfree Jackfruit Flour Cookies Recipe

So we had some leftover glutenfree jackfruit flour from the many packets I’d purchased for a friend in France. So we experimented with making glutenfree jackfruit flour cookies. We ended…

Eggless East-Indian Nankhatai Recipe

Simple and easy to make these Indian Nankhatais are a perfect treat for Christmas but are loved throughout the year. Ready in a short while, this melt in the mouth eggless biscuit leaves you wanting more!

Red Pumpkin Halwa (Kaddu ka halwa)

Kaddu ha halwa is an Indian pumpkin dessert that is quick and easy to make. A seasonal dish that is widely made by North Indians during festivals, this yummy sweet…

East Indian Vajri Khudi (Goat Tripe Curry Recipe)

The traditional East Indian Vajri Khudi or Vajadi khudi is a gluten free goat tripe curry from the East Indians of Bombay, India. This recipe that’s been handed down from my grandmom to my mom can be made in about 70 minutes. We use the same recipe to cook sheep tripe as well.


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