Monthly Archive: July 2013

Smoked Meat In Dal/A Rustic Dimasa Dish 0

Smoked Meat In Dal/A Rustic Dimasa Dish

Lentils with smoked pork and garnished with ginger leaves Recently, I had smoked some pork over a wood-fire in our backyard. Smoked meat enhances the taste and flavour of any dish that it’s added...

Pork & Pumpkin Curry 0

Pork & Pumpkin Curry

Elephant apples, serrated coriander, radishes, beans, okra, gourd, squash (chayote), cucumber, pumpkin, and chillies Looking at these vegetables bought at a market from the outskirts of town, my mind is already teeming with combos...

A Simple Mango Dessert 0

A Simple Mango Dessert

Sweet fruits with cream make the easiest desserts. Not only are they delicious but they are not loaded with extra sugar. In fact I did not use any sugar in these glasses. And it’s...

Guava Muffins With A Crumble Topping 0

Guava Muffins With A Crumble Topping

Ten sweet guavas were used to get half a cup of sauce that went into these muffins. Now that the mango season is about to bid goodbye, it’s the turn of the guavas. My...

Bendakaya gojju/South Indian okra dish 0

Bendakaya gojju/South Indian okra dish

Okra is often consumed in our home and is cooked in a variety of ways. Today I made this South Indian style dish to be eaten with rice and other accompaniments. My youngest sister...

Lemon Cake With Lemon Dressing 0

Lemon Cake With Lemon Dressing

On our recent trip we got fresh lemons from a wayside vendor at Dihangi.  It’s a village that we cross when we go to Haflong, my hometown. Many of the sellers are subsistence farmers...

Savoury Corn Muffins 0

Savoury Corn Muffins

I was away for a few days and couldn’t post. I’d gone to my hometown and on the way back we bought multi-coloured corn from small growers. Known as Manglai maiju in our language...

Miya Mikhri (Fermented Bamboo Shoots) with Pumpkin and Sponge Gourd 0

Miya Mikhri (Fermented Bamboo Shoots) with Pumpkin and Sponge Gourd

Bamboo shoot curry/Miya mikhri cooked in chicken stock with pumpkin and ridge gourd The other day I was watching my favourite food show on Fox Traveller. It happened to be the one on Lao...