Category: serrated coriander

Tomato Shorba With Saffron Focaccia 0

Tomato Shorba With Saffron Focaccia

East meets west in this simple meal. One is a hearty Indian soup referred to as shorba in the northern part of our country. And the other has its origins in Italy. This year...

Banana Flower Fritters 0

Banana Flower Fritters

After a pretty long gap it’s fritters again but with banana blossoms. I had wanted to post about mini apple pies but they didn’t turn out photogenic. Nevertheless they were consumed with vanilla ice-cream....

Eggplant Chutney/Phanthao Shaphinyaba 0

Eggplant Chutney/Phanthao Shaphinyaba

Eggplant chutney with fermented fish & serrated coriander Every year around this time, our newspapers include pictures of grass blooms that herald the onset of autumn. The grass, Saccharum spontaneum, is known as kohua...

Smoked Venison & Ash Gourd Curry With Green Peppercorns 0

Smoked Venison & Ash Gourd Curry With Green Peppercorns

The other day my mother sent some smoked venison and various goodies that we (my sisters and I) divided between us. It’s so convenient that my sisters also stay in the same city and...

Curried Eggplants 0

Curried Eggplants

I haven’t been very regular with my posts but picking up certain vegetables from the market the other day has inspired me to cook and blog about them. Soon we’ll be going on a...

Curried Colocasia Stems 0

Curried Colocasia Stems

Curried colocasia stems with potatoes I had written about colocasia leaves in my last post. With the leaves taken care of, it was the turn of the purple stems. I made a curried dish...

Potato, Salami & Bamboo shoot Soup 0

Potato, Salami & Bamboo shoot Soup

Cooking is more fun when you add your own twist to it. Like today. With the rain that showed no signs of stopping, I thought a filling soup would be just right. I had...

Tomato Soup 0

Tomato Soup

I made an easy peasy tomato soup the other day. Tomatoes tend to get used more in sweet and sour chutneys than in soups. And to team it up with, I baked a dozen...

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...