Recipe Index

Mains

Fast and easy kimchi fried rice

Kimchi rice is a one bowl dish. This dish is easy and fast to cook. You have to cook this dish with cold rice and it is always a good idea to use the leftover from the previous day. I hate to waste food and this is one of the reasons why I love this
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Crispy deep fried calamari

I always love to provide a step by step procedure for the recipe that I develop or write about. This one may upset you and I sincerely apologize. Honestly, this was so good that I could not resist sharing with you. I will definitely look forward to doing this again with detailed images and a video soon.
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Malaysian Butter Prawn

This is a Malaysian butter prawn. I had this mind-blowing dish for the first time 15 years back in Singapore. It was love at first bite and I still love this dish anytime. Traditionally, this recipe contains egg floss and bird eye chilis, I am omitting the eggs as I find the taste much better without
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Thai basil spicy chicken

Ingredients 6-7 bird eye chilies 3 small shallots 5 big garlic cloves 50 gms Thai basil leaves 2 tsp oyster sauce 2 tsp sweet soy sauce 2 tsp light soy sauce 350 gms minced chicken 2 tbsp oil + 1 cup oil (for frying egg) 1 egg Kitchen Tools Chef’s knife Cutting board Bowl(small, medium)
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Quick shrimp fajitas with my home made fajitas seasoning

Ingredients 1 tbsp + 1tbsp  My Homemade fajitas seasoning 1 medium onion 1/2 large yellow bell pepper 1/2 large red bell pepper 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp lime juice 1 tbsp + 1 tsp oil 350 gms shrimp Instructions:  I just got these really really fresh shrimps from the local farmers market here in
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Home made fajitas seasoning

Happy to share my own recipe for the Fajitas seasoning. You may find that I have used too many ingredients but this is the best result of my years of experimenting this recipe. Fajitas is my husband’s all-time favorite and this seasoning has always been the magic behind my Fajitas. The smoky flavor from the Chipotle
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Chorizo mussels(moules) with white wine

Ingredients  1 kg scrubbed and debearded mussels 150 gm chorizo 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 medium size onion 1 french shallots 4 garlic cloves 2 bay leaf 1 1/2 cup chicken stock 3 tbsp flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup dry white wine Salt and pepper Instructions: It’s been quite some time I haven’t blogged, really.
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My virtual food diary

Eromba     17th September 2017: Great morning and a lovely breakfast. Today I made the Buttermilk waffle with strawberry and whipped cream with a dash of maple syrup. 15th September 2017: A dull weekend started with a really nice Korean BBQ ribs. 4th Week of Aug 2017: Made these Shrimp Tempura for family friends visiting
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Sana Thongba/Manipuri Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese )

Ingredients 250 grams paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) 1/2 cup green peas 1 cup milk 1 cup water 1 teaspoon  nigella or kalonji 1 tablespoons ground/grated ginger 3 Indian bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon chili powder salt 2 tablespoons oil Instructions:  Today I am going to do this simple yet very tasty paneer
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Baked Red Snapper with Asparagus  and  White Wine  in Parchment Paper

Ingredients  2 skinless red snapper fillets(about 150 grams each) 2 inches ginger julienne 1 garlic clove 1 lime thinly sliced 200 grams asparagus ( snap the woody part ) 1 tsp minced fresh thyme or dried thyme 3 tbsp white wine/ fish stocks salt pepper 1 tsp olive oil (optional) 2 (16-inch) parchment paper Instructions:
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Sides

Crispy deep fried calamari

I always love to provide a step by step procedure for the recipe that I develop or write about. This one may upset you and I sincerely apologize. Honestly, this was so good that I could not resist sharing with you. I will definitely look forward to doing this again with detailed images and a video soon.
Read more

Home made fajitas seasoning

Happy to share my own recipe for the Fajitas seasoning. You may find that I have used too many ingredients but this is the best result of my years of experimenting this recipe. Fajitas is my husband’s all-time favorite and this seasoning has always been the magic behind my Fajitas. The smoky flavor from the Chipotle
Read more

Chorizo mussels(moules) with white wine

Ingredients  1 kg scrubbed and debearded mussels 150 gm chorizo 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 medium size onion 1 french shallots 4 garlic cloves 2 bay leaf 1 1/2 cup chicken stock 3 tbsp flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup dry white wine Salt and pepper Instructions: It’s been quite some time I haven’t blogged, really.
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My virtual food diary

Eromba     17th September 2017: Great morning and a lovely breakfast. Today I made the Buttermilk waffle with strawberry and whipped cream with a dash of maple syrup. 15th September 2017: A dull weekend started with a really nice Korean BBQ ribs. 4th Week of Aug 2017: Made these Shrimp Tempura for family friends visiting
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Sana Thongba/Manipuri Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese )

Ingredients 250 grams paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) 1/2 cup green peas 1 cup milk 1 cup water 1 teaspoon  nigella or kalonji 1 tablespoons ground/grated ginger 3 Indian bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon chili powder salt 2 tablespoons oil Instructions:  Today I am going to do this simple yet very tasty paneer
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Mutton Shami Kebab

Ingredients 500 grams minced mutton 100 grams Bengal gram soaked for 4 hours 2 eggs 2-inch ginger (cut into pieces) 10 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon caraway 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon coriander seed 4 cloves 1 black cardamom 3 cardamom 3-inch pieces of cinnamon stick or cassia bark 1 large onion fry till golden brown(
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Manipuri Pakora Thongba (Gram Flour curry)

Ingredients  250 grams Gram flour 200 grams Chinese chives 1 tbsp Pounded ginger 1 tsp Fenugreek 1+1 tsp Cumin 1+ 1/2 tsp Coriander powder 1+ 1/2 tsp Cumin powder 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1+1 tsp Chili powder (As per your spice level) 2 Indian bay leaves 1/2 tsp Asafoetida Salt Pepper 3 tbsp + 1/2 cup
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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes    

Ingredients  400-grams cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper salt Flat leaf parsley Instructions: This one is going to be really short, fast and a winner. Put the tomatoes in the baking tray. Drizzle the olive oil on top of the tomatoes and sprinkle black pepper and salt. Toast them
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Caramelise Shallots/Small onion

This onion side is a very simple and quick recipe. This is a great combination with any grilled meat.  Not to mention, It’s always a must for me when I do a BBQ. I love this and do it on various occasions. The only hurdle I see is the bit of annoyance while peeling the
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Home made easy chicken pickle

The chicken pickle is one of the most appetizing sides and one should always have this in their refrigerator at all times. When you are really lazy to cook a good dish or when you don’t have time at all but still want to have a good meal, this can nail it for you. This goes
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Sauce/Pickle

Home made onion pickle

Ingredients 2 Indian bay leaves 1 staranish 1/2 inch cinnamon stick(cassia bark) 10-15 black peppercorn 8-10 pepper cloves 1 cup vinegar(white vinegar/apple cider vinegar) 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt 2 medium red onion 1 sterilize small size canning jar Instructions:  I am a salad lover and I love to have onions on them.
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Cocktail Sausages  and Bacon with BBQ sauce 

Ingredients 12 piece cocktail sausages 6 piece streaky bacon 1/3 cup Zz Homemade BBQ sauce 12 toothpicks 1 tablespoon cooking oil/spray Instructions:  Cut the bacon strip into two vertical  strips. Use each strip to wrap  the sausages. I am going to prepare 12 rolls here today which is cut out from the 6 pieces i have
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Homemade BBQ sauce 

Ingredients 2 cup ketchup 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 tablespoon yellow mustard 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon  liquid smoke 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon vinegar Instructions:  Today, I am all set
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Basil Walnut Pesto

Ingredients 100 gms Sweet Basil 1/2 cup Walnut 1/4 cup of olive oil 1 clove of garlic 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Instructions: Time for a good Basil walnut Pesto !! My daughter is a very picky eater, She doesn’t eat any kind of nuts. So, I am all going to do the trick and make
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Zeri's asian dipping sauce

Fry chillies tomato sauce 

Ingredients 1/2 Kg Tomatoes 15-20 dry red chillies 10-20 chopped garlic cloves 1/2 cup of cooking oil Instructions: I like to do this one specially for you guys who love spicy, tangy and nutty. This sauce is so addictive, i am sure  you will love it and once you start cooking it , that will
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Salad

Onion Chaat Masala Salad

Ingredients 2 medium red onion 1 tablespoon chop coriander 1 tablespoon chop mint 1 tablespoon chat masala 2 tbsp of lime juice Instructions:  I came across this salad during one of my routine restaurant visits. I liked the taste instantly and i have to say i got addicted to it the very moment. The masalas
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Watermelon Feta Cheese and Zzs Pickle Onion Salad

Ingredients 2.5 cups bite size watermelon 1/2 cup feta cheese (crumble) 1/4 cup mint and pickled onion 1 teaspoon lime juices 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil(optional). 2 tablespoon Zzs pickle onion Instructions:  It’s suppose to be a nice cool weather at this time but .. nope, it’s not and the hot season is on again and
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Grilled Vegetarian Caesar Salad

Ingredients 1 head large romaine lettuce hearts, sliced lengthwise ( with stem attached ) 1/4 cup eggless mayonnaise ( store bought) 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 minced garlic clove Salt and pepper Croutons and some Shredded Parmesan cheese
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Vegetarian kimchi for you

When it comes to Kimchi, I am a great fan of this powerful fermented mix of vegetables and spices. Kimchi does contribute a lot to the functioning of our body and that’s one of the reasons why I love this fermented item. I have also read about Kimchi giving you a good skin and helps
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Breakfast

Deep Fried Soft Boiled Eggs

Ingredients 2 eggs Oil for deep fry (Canola/vegetable oil/light olive oil) 1/2 cup plain flour 1/4 cup water(ice cold water to make a batter) 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning or garlic bread seasoning Salt and pepper 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs Instructions: I have to tell you that I just love the perfect soft boiled eggs, The
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Sunday morning Ham and Egg breakfast

I am really excited as this is going to be my first blog, I have been cooking a lot but have never taken detailed photos of the food that I cook, I am sure this is going to be a big challenge for me as I am not a good writer and not a good
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