The Most Sumptuous Homemade Lamb Stock Around

Lamb bone hot pot Nothing ever hit the spot quite like a Chinese lamb bone hot pot.  When it was cold and dreary outside or when everyone succumbed to the same nasty flu, off we went to the lamb bone restaurant. There, huddled around a large bubbly vat of long stewed lamb broth, we put…

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Authentic Restaurant Style Chicken Tikka Masala

The Chicken Tikka Masala Origin Story Chicken Tikka Masala was supposedly born in Glasgow when a customer complained about his chicken curry being dry.  To remedy this situation, the restaurant chef added some tomato soup to the mix and VOILA! This British-Indian dish was born.  Many people speculate on whether or not this is actually…

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Chana Masala (Vegetarian Indian Chickpea Curry)

Chana Masala, the humble chickpea curry Chickpea curry does not have the ‘pizazz’ that some Indian dishes seem to carry. There aren’t any bright colors nor does this curry give off that chili pepper heat that makes you sweat.   It’s a simple curry with simple ingredients, like the humble chickpea, simmered in a tomato gravy. …

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Yemini Inspired Spicy Lamb and Butter Bean Stew

  The stew This lamb and butter bean stew is inspired by Yemini cuisine. Lamb, vegetables and butter beans are cooked in a lightly spicy tomato broth. Humble ingredients like butter beans, potatoes, tomatoes, carrot and celery are stewed in the most vibrant combination of spices and juicy lamb.  The end result puts all of my other…

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Simple Indian Coriander (Cilantro) Chicken Curry

      Coriander chicken curry is one of those easy Indian curries that you can make practically anywhere.  You don’t need a lot of different spices to make it, nor a lot of time in the kitchen. All you need in a lot of fresh cilantro/coriander, chicken, ginger, garlic, and a touch of yogurt.…

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