Monthly Archive: September 2013

Fish Mint & Fried Fish Salad 0

Fish Mint & Fried Fish Salad

Fish mint salad with fried fish cubes This dish has been inspired by Luke Nguyen’s  Fish mint root and tofu salad. However I have made some adaptations. Since I’m not fond of tofu, I’ve...

Smoked Pork Curry With Colocasia 0

Smoked Pork Curry With Colocasia

With all the different varieties of colocasia available in the markets, it’s only fair that I share a recipe about what I cooked recently. It was smoked pork curry with the starchy tubers or...

Fried Rice With Corn 0

Fried Rice With Corn

In an earlier post I had mentioned the multi-coloured corn grown in my home district of Dima Hasao. Glutinous in texture, it has the same name as that of sticky rice…maiju. Even the smell...

Banana Koftas 0

Banana Koftas

One particular variety of banana locally known as kaas kol is cooked as a vegetable dish in our region. They are fried like potatoes, made into tikkis, added to vegetable as well as fish...

LemonTart 0

LemonTart

With all the lemons that came as gifts from our relative’s flourishing kitchen garden, the first thought that came to mind was…a lemon tart. Much of the juice is used in my kitchen with...

Tiny Fruit Puddings 0

Tiny Fruit Puddings

The idea of this pudding came from a food show on TV. Although I didn’t have all the ingredients, I went ahead to create my own version. I had a cranberry and blueberry preserve...

Snake Gourd With A Cheesy Filling 0

Snake Gourd With A Cheesy Filling

Another summer vegetable that floods our markets is the snake gourd. In taste it is somewhat similar to the sponge gourd. The flesh is mucilaginous and apart from the fruit, the tender leaves and...

Coral Jasmine Blooms With Fish 0

Coral Jasmine Blooms With Fish

 .The fallen blooms of the Coral Jasmine in my sister’s garden One of the most consumed flowers in our part of the world must be the Coral Jasmine/Nyctanthes arbor-tristis. The flowers bloom at dusk...

Starfruit Chutney 0

Starfruit Chutney

Starfruit chutney The apple chutney that I made a week ago was such a hit that it has motivated me to try making chutney with other fruits that I haven’t tried with before. With...

A Pear Pie 0

A Pear Pie

It’s been a week since we got back from Bhutan and I’m still happily cooking/baking with precious Bhutanese ingredients. A pear pie was what I made the other day. The fruits, bought at the...