Asian

Nepalese Chickpea Stew Vegan (Chana Ani Kerau)

This authentic Nepali chickpea stew made entirely from scratch (no canned chickpeas here) on stovetop is healthy, hearty and packed with flavors. I’ve recently learned how to make this Nepali chickpea stew aka. Chana Ani Kerau from my friend Kabita (if you haven’t made her momo with sesame sauce recipe […]

Papaya Chutney

Sweet and savory, this not too sweet papaya chutney is absolutely delicious and super easy to make. Made with semi ripe papaya, brown sugar, fresh ginger, onions, salt and chili. Tastes great with almost anything from venison roast to chicken wings or as a spread on a slice of bread. […]

Sweet And Sour Spare Ribs

These sweet and sour spare ribs made from scratch on the stovetop are juicy, tender, flavorful and easy to follow. Made with pork spare ribs, brown sugar, chicken stock, fish sauce, soy sauce, sunflower oil, ginger root, chili, star anise and black and white vinegar. I made them a couple […]

Momos Nepali

Authentic Nepalese steamed Momos served with sesame – tomato – dip. Made with homemade dumpling wrappers and stuffed with ground meat flavored with fresh coriander and ground cumin. Great as a starter, main dish or snack. About six years ago, after I had completed my master’s degree here in Germany, […]

Chicken Pineapple Curry

Lightning chicken pineapple curry from scratch with fresh ginger and coconut milk.  This chicken pineapple curry made without curry paste inspired by a Thai cooking class that I took in Chiang Rai, Thailand a few years ago is a family favorite. It’s so so simple, delicious and only takes 15 […]