Easy and delicious Tandoori Chicken recipe


Indian food is delicious and full of flavor and spirit. However, it can be heavy, complicated and time consuming to make. This recipe is great for two reasons; It is easy and fast to make; and with summer right around the corner it allows for an opportunity to grill out-doors. The chicken came out tender and... Continue Reading →

Chicken Tabaka … the tastes of my childhood


When I was a kid, my parents took me on vacation to Sochi, a resort city on the shores of Black Sea. Every day we would go for lunch to one of the local restaurants and I would always order Chicken Tabaka. It is a Georgian dish and is a classic example of that amazing... Continue Reading →

Indian Fish Coconut Curry


Another Curry recipe that we very much enjoyed. My initial instinct on fish curry, before I had it for the first time, was that it will be very fishy and resemble in smell and taste something of a fish sauce. Now it has become one of my favorite curries for its taste, ;lightness and healthy... Continue Reading →

Thai Chicken Curry with buckwheat


Nice Thai Chicken Curry recipe Easy to make and goes very well with buckwheat (lighter option to rice) The dish was light and delicious INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp peanut oil or canola oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp fresh minced ginger 1 large onion, sliced 1 Tbsp red Thai curry paste 1 cup chicken stock 1 can light coconut... Continue Reading →

Tandoori Chicken with Indian basmati rice and riata recipe


Here I go again into the Indian food bliss. I must say this one was an exceptional success. The meal was delicious and light. I am not a big fan of rice as it usually tends to be heavy, but in this case it was delicious and light. My girlfriend suggested replacing the mint in riata... Continue Reading →

Chicken Tikka Masala


I love Indian food, it's spice and complexity. Here is another of my ventures into Indian cooking. Tikka Masal is one of my favorite dishes and I was very excited to have it for a cooking night with my girlfriend. I found the recipe online. The sauce came out to be a bit more acidic then I would... Continue Reading →

The taste of the mountains … Soup Kharcho


This is one of my favorite soups. It is hearty, spicy and satisfying. I have been wanting to make it for a long time and finally gave it a shot. The recipe that was used provided for beef, however I do like it with lamb and next time will try that. Also, there was a... Continue Reading →

Journey into Thai food continued


My venture into Thai cooking continues. My girlfriend and I prepared our first healthy and delicious Thai Lemongrass soup. It was accompanied by a second dish of quinoa with shrimps. The meal was tasty, healthy and satisfying. It is went well with some white wine. As we cook more and more, we find a great... Continue Reading →

Cooking Thai


I have traveled to Thailand and love Thai food. It is healthy and delicious but can be intimidating to cook. I was always bewildered by curry, as it seems complicated and not very obvious how to make. That was resolved by last "cooking night" dish of Thai Green curry with shrimp and glass bean noodles. As I discovered, making curry doesn't... Continue Reading →

As requested by first day reader: Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Almonds


Even though this is not a food blog ... I would never try to imply that I have enough cooking skills to keep one, I have received a request for a post and I cannot decline my first reader request. I do like to cook and my girlfriend and I keep a tradition of cooking night once a... Continue Reading →

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