Caramelized Fish with Red Pepper

Caramel is one form of liquified sugar or variety of sugar. Last weekend, I had some fresh red pepper in my store and I thought of cooking something with contrast in taste. Caramelized prawn being one of the popular dishes, I thought of improvising it with fish cubes instead and add some hot flavor to…

Herb crusted pan grilled chicken on skewers @ Cafe Mezzuna

Cafe Mezzuna is a one of the prime restaurants in Kolkata, India. Offered by Speciality Restaurants Ltd., Cafe Mezzuna is one of the favorite destinations for continental lovers. Their menu includes Mediterranean, Moroccan, East Asian and Italian flavors with a very distinguished signature of their own with the same level of sophistication as we experience at…

Sweet Ginger Chicken

Sometimes wonderful things happen with more casual approach. It was a weekday and I needed a quick and tasty appetizer for my dinner. All I had was cornflour coated fried boneless chicken leg meat cubes. I did not plan it out. Just went with the flow with the wok on fire. The outcome was a…

Hot-Sweet-Sour Fish with Pineapple

Sweet and sour is a widely popular delicacy in so called Chinese cuisine. However, this dish has wide variations across the globe. Some parts of China have their own style of cooking it. On the other side, western countries – Europe and America have evolved their own style which considerably deviates from the Chinese type….

Mild Fried Rice with Palm Sauce & Balsamic Vinegar

This is a very quick recipe with surprisingly distinguished taste from my kitchen. I made it last week when I was in hurry as it takes not much time to be served. As the name indicates, it has a mild flavor; so any protien dish with comparatively stronger flavor would be a very good match….

Soy-braised Chicken – An improvised version

In Asian cooking, usually stir-fry is my favorite, however the other uncommon styles of Asian cooking are neither less interesting. Braising is one of them. In short, braising means first deep-frying and then prolonged cooking in a water-based broth. Today I planned to cook Soy-braised chicken which is a very common and popular delicacy in…