Neer Dosa (water and coconut crepe) with Cinnamon Spiced Potatoes and Mint Coriander Chutney

Dosa is a fermented rice crepe that originates from Southern India, specifically Udupi, which is present-day Karnataka. There are so many variations of it, some are savory, some are sweet. This versatile dish can be eaten for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. It’s a gluten-free, vegan, hearty meal, that is packed with nutrients. This particular…

Vegan Lu Rou Fan (Taiwanese-Style Braised Pork Rice)

Lu Rou Fan is traditionally known as a Taiwanese street food favourite, made of braised minced pork with a savory/spicy sauce. A steamy bowl of white jasmine rice normally compliments this dish. I have created a vegan version of this mouth-watering recipe, using a plant-based pork alternative: OmniPork. OmniPork is designed to be an all-purpose,…

Thai Basil Tofu and Rice

Thai food is a perfect blend of sweet, spicy and zesty. It’s an amalgamation of flavours that fulfils all my cravings at once! This recipe is a staple dish in my home, and is inspired by our many travels to Thailand (pre-covid). I miss the amazing food you can get almost anywhere in Thailand, the…

Panki

Ever since I ate at the restaurant ‘Swati Snacks’ in Bombay, I have been craving this Gujarati dish called Panki. It’s rice flour mixed with spices, cooked inside a banana leaf. It is super light, but you can have 10 of these for a full dinner too.  Gujarat is a state in India that is…

Poha

Poha is flattened rice that is normally eaten as a breakfast in India, and  is packed with iron and fibre. It is cooked with a range of vegetables, one of the main ones being tomato and onions. Turmeric and other masalas are added to this to enhance the flavours further.  This is easy and light…

Bibimbap

Bibimbap is a traditional Korean rice dish made by mixing various seasoned vegetables and meat together. Normally, the veggies are finely julienned, and seasoned with the perfect balance of sugar and salt. The fermented cabbage (kimchi) or radish is served as a side dish or additional topping.  This dish is light but extremely filling. It’s…