Fish Lolo

When you have been introduced to Rotuma Island cuisine, food from a beautiful small island over 500km away from the main Island of Fiji and you have learned an island favorite, Fish Lolo, then why not spread the joy and share it with everyone! I imagine watching the sunset, feet in the sand, surrounded by family,…

Dhal Masala

When rice is life so you eat it with dhal and yogurt because let’s be honest, it’s simple yet bursting with flavor! Having Dhal Masala ready on hand gives you the convenience of having all the flavors you need in a few teaspoons , then why not prepare this Dhal Masala when you want that In Gujarati we call…

Garam Masala

When you are cooking a Indian style meat curry, you like to use homemade spices, you have some free time and feel like a small workout then why not make this Garam Masala. Garam masala is practically used in every curry that involves cooking with meat, basically lamb, chicken, goat, fish, crab, shrimp, etc in…

Chai Tea

Chai Tea Serves 4, Time: 7 minutes When you have freshly made tea masala or you made some early in the year and you have some left over for an afternoon tea, then what not make a few cups of Chai Tea for you and your friends for that afternoon fix! For as long as I…

Chai Tea Masala

When you are Indian at heart and love your chai in the morning and afternoon then you have to learn this Chai Tea Masala mix! For as long as I can remember I have drank Indian chai tea first thing in the morning. My parents, my parents parents, my aunts, my uncles, my friends, (even some…

Sweet Potato and Lamb Pie

When its the weekend and you want to eat something warm and hearty and whole need some red meat in your life, then why not make this Sweet Potato and Lamb Pie I usually make something similar called Shepards Pie, but this time i wanted to try something new. I incorporated ricer flavors and ultimately…

Barfi

When you are going to the Hindu temple and you want to make a sweet offering, then why not make this temple favorite Barfi! Growing up I always saw my grandmother whip up some Barfi as a offering for the temple and today I see my mother-in-law doing the same thing and now I was curious…

Tandoori Chicken Nibbles

When you have an anniversary party to attend, the theme is to bring a plate to share, you want to impress the crowd, and you want to keep it simple, then why not make these Tandoori Chicken Nibbles. I have used a similar recipe once before when I made grilled chicken nibbles but I found…

Wannabe Butter Chicken (slow-cooker)

When you are trying to make butter chicken in the slow cooker, but mess up the ratio and end up making something familiar yet different then why not make some Wannabe Butter Chicken. Originally, I planned on making butter chicken for my husband because it’s his favorite, because I tried a new technique I ended up…

Uttapa (Vegetarian Omelette)

When you have left over dosa batter and it is meatless Monday, why not make this vegetarian omelette, Uttapa. Growing up in a Gujarati family, the food we ate were flavors passed down from generations. A favorite dish of mine is Uttapa, a rice and gram lentil batter mixed with onions, tomatoes, chilis, and cilantro served…