shrimp

Emirati Recipe: Shrimp Fried with Spices (Ro-be-yann nashif)

February 16, 2012
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I never did get back on track with my Emirati cooking, did I? Lamb Biryani was the last recipe I posted but I did get to observe a few home-cooked Emirati dishes (namely, Chicken Machboos and Balaleet) this past November. And recently, I went to an Emirati restaurant for the first time – Al Fanar […]

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Cooking Challenge: Homemade Appams and a Spicy Shrimp Curry

October 20, 2011
Shrimp Curry and Appams

I have been obsessed with curries lately. Japanese curries made with dashi, Vietnamese curries infused with lemongrass, Thai curries in all their colors (red, green, yellow and could we pretend that penang is a color?), and of course the endless combinations of spices that make up Indian curries (which are quite prevalent here in Dubai). […]

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Inaugural Week, Day 5 – Ginger and Scotch Chilli Prawns

May 6, 2011
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After the last couple of meat dishes for inaugural week, I was looking forward to making today’s seafood recipe – Ginger and Scotch Chilli Prawns. I have a few friends and a mother-in-law who aren’t keen on seafood at all. Having grown up eating seafood all my life, I can’t imagine a world without it. […]

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Mom’s Vietnamese Sweet and Sour Soup

October 8, 2009
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My mom makes a killer Vietnamese Sweet and Sour Soup. It’s pretty much restaurant quality. Actually, it’s better than restaurant quality. She gave me the recipe a few years a go and I like to make it every once in a while because it’s mm-mm good. Scotch is not a big soup person so he […]

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