Sri Lankan Spicy Mutton Curry

Mutton is enjoyed by many Sri Lankans as a spicy curry eaten with rice. Typically cooked with a lot of spices, special care needs to be taken to ensure that the meat is tender. This recipe uses premium cuts of mutton with less fat for a more healthier and tastier experience.

Chicken Maqlooba or Upside Down Chicken Rice

There are many variations of the chicken rice dish ranging from the spicy versions in India and Sri Lanka to the milder sweeter versions of China. The Arabic versions found in the Middle East are very flavorful and rich. This dish, Maqlooba (upside down rice) is particularly tasty as it combines vegetables and meat into…

Lamb Burgers with Herbal Mayo Sauce

There’s nothing like a good burger with a side of fries to make you feel happy. Although our favorite fast food chains offer tasty burgers at a low price, I wonder how healthy they are for my family. I also don’t trust the frozen burger patties found at the supermarket. So I prefer to make…

Oven Baked Meatballs

Who doesn’t love meatballs… in spaghetti, in submarine sandwiches, in pizza, in kebabs or just on their own accompanying a beer. Somehow those store bought meatballs don’t really taste authentic. Also, you never know what goes into them. That’s why I prefer to make meatballs at home using lean turkey meat. They are healthy and…

Chicken Shawarma

Wraps are a close competitor to sandwiches with their light pita or tortillas hiding grilled meat, vegetables, hummus and other tasty seasoning. Known around the world as Turkish kebabs, doner kababs and dönertasche (meat pockets), shawarma would be the menu item you would see on many a food cart in North America. Even the Avengers…