Cooking Recipes

Cooking stories with simple cooking recipes. Learn easy cooking tips from Indian cooking teacher as she teaches her son how to cook well. Cooking healthy food.

  • potatoes with cuminIsha teaches how to cook Aloo Jira, cumin spiced fried potatoes.

    Eaten as delicious nibbles or mains with yoghurt.

    Quick, simple & healthy Indian cooking recipe

  • LassiIsha teaches Hosh how to make Banana Lassi - Restaurant Style.

    Story with banana secrets, its calorie content, GI value and impact on blood sugar & digestion

  • Kokab ka Dastarkhuwan ; Chapter #20 - Butter Chicken with Naan"Butter chicken or murgh makhani is a classic North Indian or Punjabi recipe. Many versions of the recipe exist."

    "Traditionally, it is dressed chicken, which can be served on or off the bone, but I tend to marinate it overnight in a yogurt and spice mixture. The chicken can be cooked in a tandoor, grilled, roasted or pan fried."

  • Lassi Man...Isha teaches Hosh how to make Chhach - Traditional Buttermilk.

    How chhas differs from buttermilk, commercial buttermilk, cultured buttermilk?

    Cooking tips story

  • Indian Spiced Chicken with CarrotsLearn to easily make Chicken or Fish Marinate.

    Isha teaches her son how to simply, quickly and safely marinate chicken or fish, and flavor the dish consistently.

  • HummusIsha teaches how to make Chickpeas Dip - Hummus, a world famous, fast and simple Middle Eastern puree.

    Tips on how to tweak ingredients and get different tastes.


  • coconut and pistachio balls (raffaello)Isha teaches Hosh Coconut Balls dessert recipe.

    Cheap & simple, yet all her guests love this dish.

    Cooking story with tips on how to make this quick, easy sweet

  • Coconut Coriander chutneyHow to quickly make Coriander And Coconut Chutney?

    Isha teaches Hosh a simple, cheap recipe that looks & tastes restaurant style, but can also be easily modified.

  • raitaStory with cooking tips: Cucumber Raita

    Quick & simple recipe to make a healthy Raita.

    Change seasonings in this versatile Yoghurt Sauce to get novel flavours

  • Buffalo Curd and Kithul TreacleCooking Tips Story: Dahi - Organic Curd

    Isha teaches Hosh how to make organic yoghurt from milk. Quick & easy recipe.

    How temperature affects Yogurt formation

  • Spicy egg bhurji @ the eggfactory

    Story with cooking tips: Egg Bhurji

    Isha teaches Hosh how to cook a spicy Indian scrambled eggs recipe.

    The quick & easy Anda Bhurji is a simple student food

  • Portuguese Sweet Bread French Toast"Eggs are full of goodness anyway, like proteins, vitamins A,B,D and E, lots of minerals and those very important good-for-you fatty acids."

    "But why do you keep eggs in a fridge Ma?" Hosh asked as they sat down to eat the French toasts he had just cooked under her supervision, "Will they not keep outside?"

  • Poached Egg with Fresh Salsa"This layer, called the cuticle or bloom, is still wet when the egg emerges, but quickly dries after a few minutes."

    "This stops bacteria from getting inside the shell and reduces moisture and carbon dioxide loss from an egg which could degrade the egg quality."

  • Mmm... salsa on scrambled eggs"Whoopsie," he uttered, as he dropped an egg on the kitchen floor.

    "Get salt and give it a good sprinkle," said Isha, "It'll clean up pretty easy. Use salt to scour non-stick pans too, instead of detergent."

  • Mmm... fried egg, sliced sausage, and hash browns on a grilled bun"Sunny side eggs are eggs that aren't flipped over when the white portion is fried on one side. So the yolk looks like a sun and is beautifully saucy."

    "If you flipped them over when the bottom side was fried and cooked them further depending on your mood on the day, you can get between Over easy to Over hard versions."

  • Mmm... chorizo omelet"Depending upon the size of the egg, an egg contains about 75 calories or 310 kilojoules."

    "But it also has a significantly high satiety effect so you feel fuller for longer – good news if you are dieting."

  • [red hot chilli peppers]How to make Green or Red Chili Pastes, which to use when & how to store them safely?

    Isha teaches Hosh a common curry base used worldwide, and gives cooking tips

  • Soft boiled egg with asparagus soldiersStory on Cooking Tips: How To Boil Eggs?

    Isha teaches Hosh how to boil eggs for an egg-cellent, nutritious, quick & easy breakfast.


  • party DishesIsha teaches Hosh how to steam vegetables well & create healthier, tastier, vivid, crunchy veges.

    Which vegetables to steam? Where to find their steaming times?

  • Oatmeal - for breakfast "The modern world rediscovered Porridge Oatmeal when they wanted a cheap, healthy, instant breakfast."

    "The fact that it was easy to cook, easy to digest, and easy to blend with different flavorings made it fashionable."

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