Monthly Archive: August 2013

Ema Datsi & More Images From Bhutan 0

Ema Datsi & More Images From Bhutan

Ema Datsi and chillies at a market near Paro My first trip to Bhutan was nearly fifteen years ago to the border town of Samdrup Jongkhar. I remember having Chinese food and it didn’t...

Back From My Bhutan Trip 0

Back From My Bhutan Trip

Holidaying in Bhutan was such a wonderful experience that even now the mountains and the dzongs, the fruits of the season, and the swift-flowing rivers keep coming to mind. The weather was beautiful. Although...

Cake Donuts 0

Cake Donuts

More inspiration for baking came with a new donut pan from Zansaar. These are cakes that I made using the pan today. There’s no time for making real donuts now as my husband and...

Pineapple Upside Down Cake 0

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Since I still had a small pineapple left ( after making the murabba in my last post) I thought about using it in a dessert cake. And what better than a pineapple upside down...

Pineapple Murabba 0

Pineapple Murabba

Pineapple murabba With pineapples in season, cooking with these sweet juicy fruits seems to be the most natural thing to do. I made murabba today. Murabba is an Arabian word that refers to sweet...

Garlic Curry 0

Garlic Curry

When I first read about this particular garlic curry, I found it pretty strange. Garlic as a vegetable and as the star ingredient in a dish didn’t sound all that appealing to me. But...

Bombay Duck Curry With Cucumber & Potatoes 0

Bombay Duck Curry With Cucumber & Potatoes

High on taste (though not on colour/looks here)! Dried fish is popular in our region and one of the most-cooked happens to be Bombay Duck/bummalo. It’s also known as Lotiya in our parts. The...

Fish Baked In Turmeric Leaves 0

Fish Baked In Turmeric Leaves

The other day I had written about using turmeric leaves in cooking. Asking my blog friends to tell me about how they use the leaves, I was happy with the feedback. This is what...

Upside Down Banana&Guava Caramel Cake 0

Upside Down Banana&Guava Caramel Cake

I usually look at plenty of food pictures during my spare time and one that I fell in love with (recently) was the picture of a banana caramel cake. I saw it on The...

Using Turmeric Leaves 0

Using Turmeric Leaves

My pot-grown turmeric (above & below) and the plants in my mother’s garden Turmeric is a spice that we use everyday. Most backyards in our region have huge clumps of the plant with the...