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Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken


Tandoori Chicken is a very popular Indian roasted chicken dish that is marinated in yoghurt and lots of different spices. A very hot and spicy chicken dish but versions outside India had been toned down to be more palatable. Original version uses a lot of turmeric and ground chillies to achieve that distinctive red orange … Continue reading

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Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo

Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo


Vindaloo is a type of Indian curry dish very popular in the region of Goa, it is regarded as a very hot and spicy dish. This dish was derived form a Portuguese dish called “Carne de vinha d’alhos” which means meat in wine and garlic, but during the course of history it was heavily modified … Continue reading

Eight at the Langham (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Eight at the Langham (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)


Let’s start this article by stating that this is the best buffet restaurant I had tried so far, I would definitely come back here a lot of times. While I’ve been to different buffet restaurants this is different as there are eight different cuisines to choose from, most of them are prepared and cooked while … Continue reading

Vegetable Manchurian

Vegetable Manchurian


I never knew that there is a fusion cuisine for Chinese and Indian until I tried this vegetable Manchurian, it looks like meatballs but trust me they are made out of chopped vegetables in a hot soy based gravy. This dish originated from the Chicken Manchurian which is probably the most popular Indian Chinese cuisine. … Continue reading

Nihari

Nihari


  Nihari is a popular meat stew in Pakistan, Bangladesh and parts of India. It is made out of beef shanks (sometimes chicken and vegetables) slowly simmered in an array of spices. Traditionally nihari is cooked overnight and sometimes it is even buried underground while it cooked which makes the meat really tender, other versions … Continue reading

Mango Chicken

Mango Chicken


When we go to Indian restaurants we always order Butter Chicken and after we finish we always tell ourselves that we will be ordering Mango Chicken on our next visit but that never happened. I guess we just love our Butter Chicken too much it easily sways our freedom of choice when it is in front … Continue reading

Mango and Apricot Lassi

Mango and Apricot Lassi


Lassi is a drink made by blending yoghurt with water and spices, this Indian creation is usually enjoyed cold as a hot weather refreshment consumed after lunch.  There are several types of lassi’s where it can be served either sweet or savoury.  Sweet lassi usually is flavoured with sugar, rosewater and/or lemon alongside with different … Continue reading

Banana Chips

Banana Chips


Banana chips are slices of bananas that are deep fried, baked or dehydrated to become crispy, it is then coated with sugar, honey, salt or spices. A popular snack item in India and in the Philippines this snack is a better and healthier alternative to the potato chips. So instead of putting that junk food … Continue reading

Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh


Rogan Josh is a type of lamb curry which is slowly cooked with an array of spices, the most important spice to be included is the “Kashmir peppers” as it gives that distinct red colour to this dish while keeping it milder compared to other Indian curries. Rogan Josh came from the word Rogan which … Continue reading

Paratha

Paratha


Paratha is a type of Indian flat bread which literally means “layers of cooked flour”. It came from the words “parat” which means layer and “atta” which means flour. This bread is the most popular bread in the Indian cuisine, commonly it consists of wheat flour, ghee or oil which is layered and pan fried. … Continue reading

Fresh Mango Chutney

Fresh Mango Chutney


A couple of weeks ago I posted ensaladang mangga and it seems that there is one ingredient that people might have hard time looking for which is the bagoong. So if you tried to search for it in Asian Shops or even Filipino Shops and did not manage to find one then the best that … Continue reading

Garlic Naan

Garlic Naan


Naan is a type or leavened oven baked flat bread that originated in India, a very popular bread especially in the South East Asian region and the Indian Subcontinent. Traditionally this type of bread is cooked in a tandoor or clay oven which also distinguishes it from the nearly similar bread called roti as the … Continue reading

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken


Butter chicken or Murgh Makhani as they called it India is a popular Indian dish that originated from the province of Punjab. This wonderful dish is made out of chicken cooked in a creamy sauce; butter chicken is usually served with naan, paratha, roti, and/or steamed basmati rice. The first time I tried this dish was … Continue reading

Seafood Curry

Seafood Curry


Curry is one of the best dishes you will ever have especially if you love different mix of spices,  just imagine mixing that with different types of seafood it will surely be an explosion of different flavours in every bite.  If you read my blog posts then I guess you already noticed that I love … Continue reading