LD Bakla

The recipe, to mum, I appealed, used up a gourd for its peel. Simplicity, thats the deal, the real taste is in the peel.

LD Poached Egg

True benediction is when your child asks for eggs to be done a certain way and when the parent passes that test with flying colours. Poached eggs, was my test in boiling waters.

LD Hakka

Do not take any calls, photographs or check WhatsApp while cooking Chinese. Also, am glad that they haven’t banned noodles.

LD Ghee Roast Chicken

If the recipe is called Ghee Roast, there will be ghee. Lots of it. So do the ghee with glee. And remember, there is no ghee roast without byadgi chillies. I used both. Here’s the recipe and story.

LD Khao Suey

I prayed to the Burmese Bhagwans of food that it turn out well, lest my family and I would have to settle for peanut butter sandwiches for dinner. This is my LD Khao Suey recipe.

French Toast | Storybook Breakkie

My son wants, what he calls, storybook breakfasts. Food items in the shape of things like UFOs or emojis and while he eats it, I have to string them all together and tell him a story. Today I made him French Toast. The way my classmate used to get them in school, for lunch.

Kerala Kurma LD

When I say the gravy is the soul, this is what I mean. I feel as accomplished as a new tenor in an opera as I made this beautiful Kerala Lurma LD Style for the first time and what a maiden voyage it turned out to be!

Desi Goreng LD Version

A good Nasi Goreng is like a concert in my mouth. Soft and mellow, and then sharp and crunchy. Had copious mouthfuls of NG while in Malaysia. And in this recipe, I set out to make my version of NG and I call it Desi Goreng LD Version.

Thai LD Red Curry

With due apologies given to galangal, lemongrass, kafir lime, desiccated coconut and red chillies, here is what I did for the Thai Lock-Down Red Curry. Get your plates.

One Pot LD Spaghetti

An easy to make, super simple, one-pot-pasta that makes for a filling dinner. Wish I had some basil leaves. But with most ingredients in your larder / fridge, I am sure you will love this recipe.