Punjabi Chicken Curry with Raita

Punjabi Chicken Curry with Raita

Just when I think there couldn’t be another curry to cook, as I have cooked hundreds of them, along comes this deliciously authentic, Punjabi Chicken Curry that I found online. It is an SBS recipe and I have probably changed its authenticity somewhat, as I just...
Malaysian Curry Paste

Malaysian Curry Paste

Another winning Curry Paste to add to the basics collection. Fragrant and delicious, my Husband claimed this to be the best dish I ever made and it all came down to a few fresh ingredients whacked in a blender. Too easy ūüôā   Makes approximately 1 cup   5...
Sri Lankan Chicken Curry with Toasted Coconut Sambal

Sri Lankan Chicken Curry with Toasted Coconut Sambal

I love a good curry and I particularly love the eclectic mix of spices and aromatics in a good Sri Lankan Chicken curry.  It is like they have taken the best flavours in all Asian cuisine and put them into one pot, resulting in a flavour extravaganza.  Of course, this...
Lamb Shank Rogan Josh

Lamb Shank Rogan Josh

I understand that people are often put off by a long ingredient list.  What I have come to realise, cooking dishes like this from scratch is that once you have the ingredients, you can make so many dishes inspired by India, The Middle East, Lebanon etc etc and it...
Nepalese Meatball Curry with Turmeric Rice & Peas

Nepalese Meatball Curry with Turmeric Rice & Peas

I am forever on the hunt for new curries to make and it appears there is no shortage of variations. ¬†When I was cleaning out my cookbook shelf (no surprise they are a huge weakness of mine), I came across an old Woman’s Weekly ‘Winter Favourites’...
South Indian Lamb Curry

South Indian Lamb Curry

It is absolutely no secret how much I adore a good Lamb Curry and it amazes me how¬†many variations there are. ¬†This is an Em’s Food version that has the ever present traditional blend of delicious spices as well as peppery curry leaves, fragrant bay and coconut...
Roast Chicken & Pumpkin Penang Curry

Roast Chicken & Pumpkin Penang Curry

Not your traditional roast chicken but a mighty fine rendition, I must say. ¬†Homemade Penang curry paste spiced up these super crispy yet succulently moist thigh cutlets along with sweet, caramelised pumpkins wedges and a fragrant curry sauce. ¬†Don’t be...
Penang Curry Paste

Penang Curry Paste

Gorgeously fragrant and spicy, this typical Malay curry paste is the perfect platform for meat, chicken or fish.  Just whack in a tin of coconut cream and the ingredients of your choice and you have a healthy and traditional curry with absolutely nothing artificial...
Lamb Kofta Curry with Spiced Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Lamb Kofta Curry with Spiced Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Oh yum. ¬†Little bundles of spiced lamb and coconut in a rich tomato based sauce sitting proudly on top of delicious cauliflower rice. ¬†Low carb, easy peasy, budget friendly. ¬†Tick, tick, tick. ¬†Taste good? ¬†Double tick. Actually, no……make that a triple...
Madras Beef Short Ribs with Cucumber Raita

Madras Beef Short Ribs with Cucumber Raita

Move over Indian Takeaway……there is a new curry on the block. ¬†Gorgeously tender Madras beef short ribs….. literally falling off ¬†the bone, slow cooked in a heady, spicy and aromatic sauce and topped with a cooling cucumber raita. ¬†Seriously, just...
Beef Vindaloo with Fragrant Rice Pilaf

Beef Vindaloo with Fragrant Rice Pilaf

This is a recipe adaption of an old favourite that used Patak’s Vindaloo curry paste.¬† Em’s Food has come a long way since then and I decided to make the Vindaloo from scratch and I am so glad I did.¬† As much as we all like to take short cuts, making a...