No-Fuss Dinner Party Menu

No-Fuss Dinner Party Menu

Growing up, I saw my mother throw the most extravagant dinner and lunch parties. She invites more than one family at a time and single-handedly cooks for up to 25 people! Her dinner menus are always elaborate--appetizers, salads, chutneys, multiple main courses, an assortment of bread, dessert, and chai that is served from the beginning to [...]

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Chicken Tikka Drumsticks

Chicken Tikka Drumsticks

Without complaining about how the South Asian diaspora has transformed my childhood favourite BBQ item chicken tikka into a saucy, messy staple takeaway item "chicken tikka masala," I shall begin writing this post. As a child, chicken tikka with paratha (fried flat bread that looks like this) was my most anticipated meal all week. My [...]

Egg & Veggie Muffins

Egg & Veggie Muffins

Muffin purists will likely roll their eyes over this recipe since it is a savoury take on the traditionally sweet muffins. But I promise these are worth a try, if not for their convenience and deliciousness then for their nutritional value (hello there, protein). If by the end of the post, I still have not [...]

Chickpea Masala

Chickpea masala served over basmati rice has been one of my comfort meals since I was a child. As I have grown up, I have found chickpea masala doesn't always have to be served over rice; it is so versatile in the ways that it can be enjoyed. For instance, if you dry the gravy [...]