Celebrating my Blog's first anniversary with Gulab Jamuns (Indian sweet dough balls in rose syrup) & a giveaway.
A childhood favorite. Lentil stuffed Samosas made with Egg Roll wrappers!
Coat the evergreen squash with warm spices and herbs and roast to a deep yellow color.
Warming for winter: roasted carrot soup with toasted fennel seed flatbread
Chickpeas in a Spiced Tomato Sauce. A deliciously simple Indian dish. Includes an exploration of fresh spices used in Indian cuisine.
Marinated Tri Tip: My favorite spices went in this perfect-for-summer grilled dish. Tender and very flavorful!
How to make vanilla extract at home. The first step in a 7 week process.
Pav - Buttery, Eggless Indian Rolls served with a spicy vegetable mash (bhaji) to make a great street food (recipe for both)
spicy baked potato wedges
Spiced Plum Sorbet is sweet, tart, low calorie, and a refreshing treat. It's also a great way to use up those super ripe plums sitting on your kitchen counter!
Succulent and soft eggplants cooked with spices in Kashmiri style and folded into a yogurt gravy!
Italian ketchup with pepper, ideal for your barbecues [recipe in French and Italian]
Mulled wine cherry sauce - delicious with turkey, pork or duck for your Christmas in July dinner!
Ever made ke-chiap? Better known as ketchup or catsup.
Mexican Iced Coffee with Café De Olla- a coffee drink that's spiced with cinnamon, cloves and star anise.
Fennel, Orange & Nut Biscotti
This is what the Mughal Kings ate in India. So can you! A luscious chicken curry!
Coconut chutney flavourful and easy to make
Spiced Peach Carrot Bread: This quick bread is a great way to use up those ripe peaches.
Chai doughnut holes, to celebrate my blog's 4th birthday!
The iconic dish of Malaysia - Nasi Lemak. Grandparents' special recipe.
A fresh take on sauteed sugar snap peas, with turmeric, mustard, and tarragon.
An exploration of Indian spices--with tips on building an Indian spice pantry as well as a delicious recipe for coriander spiced potatoes!
Kadhai Paneer(named after spicy indian cottage cheese stir fried in a wok),served with triangle shaped parathas(flatbreads) [Recipe for both & pictorial for rolling the flatbreads included]
Flower crab drenched in a lip-smacking sauce. Perfect for summer gathering!
A south Indian speciality of finelly shredded parathas cooked with meat and spices. Perfect for brunch.
Plum & Ginger Bars - Tart & gooey with hints of spice.
Spiced Poached Peaches and ten more recipe ideas
Sambal Ikan Bilis (Sambal Anchovies) - crispy browned bits and the addicting sauce with a kick. A Malaysian favorite!
Honey & Spices duck aiguillettes, served with orange heirloom tomatoes and salad.
Spiced Lamb with Red Lentils
Dukkah - a delicious North African spice and nut mix, great for dipping bread & olive oil
Spice Rubbed Salmon: Pairing freshly ground spices & rich salmon makes a wonderful summer dinner to enjoy the salmon season!
Learn about spice blends throughout the regions of the middle east and how you can incorporate them in your recipes!