Mango Kulfi

With origins in the Persian Empire and regional variations throughout the Middle East and Asia, the Kulfi is an iconic dessert. Kulfi or Qulfi, an Indian word is derived from the Persian Qufli meaning ” covered cup”, is of Arabic origin. This frozen dessert originated from the Indian subcontinent in the 16th century. Kulfi is…

Harissa Chicken Bomb.

Smoky, spicy, tangy and incredibly delicious. Harissa: A North African spicy red chili sauce. A basic flavouring agent in Tunisian cuisine. This extremely versatile sauce is used as a condiment with grilled meat or fish, roasted vegetables, soups and stews. There is just one thing to remember. Its is meant to be hot. Real hot!…

Wild Indian Java Plum Frozen Yogurt.

Since jamuns/ Indian Java plums are in season, all I could think about was to transform these dark purple, sweet and astringent ripe fruits into a creamy, delicious dessert. Black jamun also known as jambhool, black plum or java plum is an evergreen tree which grows in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. Featured…

Teriyaki Chicken with Japanese Mayonnaise.

Japanese style grilled chicken glazed with homemade Teriyaki sauce served with homemade, Japanese Mayonnaise aka Kewpie mayonnaise. Kewpie mayonnaise is one of the most popular condiments in Japan, used as a dipping sauce, seasoning, sushi topping and even as a replacement for cooking oil. “Kewpie” is actually a brand of Japanese Mayonnaise which is popular…

Mango Pavlova.

Pavlova is a meringue based dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. It is a meringue dessert with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with fruit and whipped cream. The dessert is believed to have been created in honor of the dancer either during or after one of her tours to…

The White Walker

Inspired by the Japanese dessert “Mizu Shingen Mochi”, this is my take on the dish which looks like a large drop of water, so delicate it needs to be consumed in less than 30 minutes, after which it will turn into a sweet puddle of water. Flavoured with blue curaçao, a liqueur made with the…