” Aloo Ki Tiki ” Indian Potato Patties

> > ” Aloo Ki Tiki ” Indian Potato Patties Very tasty dinner tonight. Toke the liberty to replace the peas with some other vegetables to get even more flavor and color. Tomorrow – NOT a vegetarian food day   🙂 > > Advertisements

Goan Tandoori Pork Ribs With Aloo Palak

> > Goan food is much influenced by the Portuguese, so the ingredients and seasoning often differ a bit from the usual Indian suspects. In the 70’s I spend a few months in Goa, living in cheap housing right on the beach. If one was able to forgo typical western luxuries such as A/C, running water […]

Cauliflower Salad “Madras”

> > Before  anybody get’s their knickers in a twist about “real” Curries, let me explain something. Many years ago, whenever we used commercially available, pre-mixed curry powder in Europe, more often than not, the name of the dish included the moniker “Madras”. This made it clear to everyone and all that the dish contained […]

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS # 60 – “Fruit, Milk And Some Interesting Reading”

> Dear Friends, while today’s featured breakfast might not warrant a post of its own, I think the accompanying article by Jeremy Taylor, which appeared in  THEFW, will make some interesting reading for my non-professional readers, as well as for my many young cooks and chef- colleagues, who are lucky enough to have entered our beloved […]

The Ultimate (Faux) Tandoori Chicken

> > > Excerpt from Wiki: . ” Tandoori chicken is a dish originating in the Indian subcontinent. It is widely popular in South Asia particularly India and Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Western world. It consists of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices. The name comes from the type of cylindrical clay oven, […]

Powidl Mit Pfirsich (Plum Chutney With Peaches)

> > > Here is another delicious plum recipe I want to share with y’all 🙂 Powidl has its origin in Poland (powidła or powidło) and the Czech republic (povidla), from where it went on to Austria and Germany and other European countries. Powidl was traditionally made without additional sweeteners or gelling agents and was mostly eaten […]

Goan Chicken Curry

> > This  is the very best chicken curry – at least for me and my own, personal taste. While it is neither typical Indian, nor Indonesian or Malay, it is a bit in the style of Goa. Goan food is much influenced by the Portuguese, so the ingredients and seasoning often differ a bit from […]

Beef And Glass Noodles In Coconut Soup

> > Coconut  milk is a common ingredient in many tropical cuisines, such as Burmese, Cambodian, Filipino, Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Singaporean, Sri Lankan, Thai, Vietnamese, Peranakan and southern Chinese, as well as Brazilian, Caribbean, Polynesian, and Pacific islands cuisines. Even in non-tropical cuisines around the world, thanks to canning, dehydrating and freezing, coconut milk has become a […]

Food Glossary & Classic French Garnishes

> > > > 1) English/French Food Glossary 2) Classic French Garnishes / Descriptions —————————————————————— 1 English/French Food Glossary > ? A À emporter (adj) to go (as opposed to sur place, for here). À l’ancienne old-fashioned, as in une baguette à l’ancienne. À point (adj) medium rare. Abats (m. pl.) offal. Abricot (m) apricot. Addition (f) check/bill. Agneau (m) lamb. Agrume (m) citrus. Aiguillette (f) in a bird (mostly […]

The Bollywood

> > During  the year I was living in Karachi, Pakistan, a large part of the TV programming besides the national programming were Indian music shows and Indian movies of the “Bollywood” Variety, which I came to appreciate and like, so much so that I actually miss it sometimes. So, in honor of the great “Bollywood” shows and movies, […]