Whole Tandoori Roast Chicken

Perfect recipe for an Indian-style Chicken Roast Dinner for those get-togethers planned at the very last minute. INGREDIENTS 1 whole chicken ginger paste garlic paste yoghurt tandoori masala powder (readymade) lemon juice salt sunflower oil METHOD I used this tandoori chicken recipe from Bear Naked Food using the readymade tandoori masala(Raja’s brand) that i bought from the supermarket…

(no-hassle) Laksa noodle soup for cold wintry nights

Laksa is a spicy coconut-based Malaysian soup which has become one of my comfort foods for those cold wintry nights in UK. My best friend (who is also Malaysian) introduced it to me and showed me how to make it at home in a jiffy using Laksa paste that is widely available in supermarkets these…

Home-made Chelo Kebab (Peter Cat Kolkata Style)

I had no clue that Chelo Kebab is the national dish of Iran before I came to the UK. Like every other Indian Bengali, to me Chelo Kebab was this popular kebab platter served by the popular restaurant Peter Cat in Park Street, Kolkata. One day when I was reminiscing about it with a friend, I decided to…

Budget Thai restaurant recommendations in London

Three of my favourite Thai restaurants are Thai Metro, Siam Central and Busaba Ethai. Thai Metro and Siam Central are two sister restaurants near Goodge Street and Busaba Ethai is a well-known restaurant chain. My personal favourite in Thai Metro and Siam Central is their Drunken Noodles, Drunken Fried Rice and their Tom Yum soup. I absolutely love…

Easy no-bake Mango cheesecake

Mangoes and cheesecake are a heavenly combination. If you like both, then you have to try this mango cheesecake recipe. This is an egg-less, no-bake, no-hassle mango cheesecake recipe and it is perfect for summers. Its made from kesar mango pulp and cream cheese. This is based on the original mango cheesecake recipe from Mon Voyage, where…