Featured Recipes

  • Goa-Inspired Prawn Curry

    June 5, 2020peppercook

      I love cooking seafood because it’s easy, quick, and absorbs so many favours. I had lots of fun last year creating this recipe and collaborating with the team from Cambay Tiger to shoot this video  (not to mention that…

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  • Mushrooms in Yoghurt Cream with Dill

    June 3, 2020peppercook

      These mushrooms in yoghurt are quick and easy to make and are a wonderful filling for pita bread with falafel, or in a sandwich.  This dish also works as a dip, but is yummy enough just to eat as…

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  • Sri Lankan Inspired – Sweet Potato Curry

    May 27, 2020peppercook

    One of my favourite vegetables is the humble sweet potato – which tastes the best in this Srilankan-inspired sweet potato curry.  Key flavours in this curry come from cinnamon and coconut milk.  Srilankan cinnamon is of course the world’s best,…

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  • Mediterranean Chicken with Garbanzo Beans

    May 19, 2020peppercook

      During the COVID-19 lockdowns across the world, every Mom wants to make a “one-dish-wonder.”  Food that is flavourful, easy, and tastes great, with a few dishes to wash as possible! With four grown children at home, this hi-protein nourishing…

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  • Spinach Rice with Truffle Butter

    May 15, 2020peppercook

    When we all want to be gluten-free, this is my family’s go-to rice dish.  A rice dish with basic ingredients and one that is the show stopper – truffle butter!  Since all the ingredients are available, I have been making my spinach rice…

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  • Mom’s Recipe #1 – Cheese Puffs

    May 13, 2020peppercook

      These are my favourite childhood cheese puffs and they’re super easy to make! My friends who popped by from school loved them!  Mom would whip them up in just a few minutes and we would eat them with Delmonte…

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  • Mom’s Recipe # 4 – Potato and Coconut Kachories

    May 6, 2020peppercook

      Stuck at home during the COVID19 crisis, I’ve been trying out a lot of my Mom’s recipes.  This is the perfect situation in which to try the more time-consuming ones, as, on some mornings, the day just stretches out…

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  • Sweet Rice with Saffron and Nuts ( Zardah Pulao)

    March 4, 2020peppercook

      The word “zarda” is Persian for yellow, and this yellow rice gets its colour both from saffron as well as food colouring. Fragrant with the aroma of saffron, cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom carried through by the buttery ghee, and…

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  • Spicy Chicken with Maple

    March 2, 2020peppercook

      This spicy maple chicken is by far one of the super-easiest recipes, plus yummy!   I like the unusual combination of cumin, chilies, and thyme which complement the roasted “brown’ notes of maple syrup. I’m sure this chicken will taste even…

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  • Delicious Chindian Peanut Chicken

    February 11, 2020peppercook

      A delicious favourite in our house, quick and healthy, this chicken is half-Chinese in its nature and half-Indian; that’s where you get Chindian!  Black bean sauce forms its base, but the chilies, black pepper, and fresh coriander are definitely…

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