Rich Prawn Stock

      A simple way to add a natural umami boost to your cooking is to make your own stock. So much of basic, good cooking is about the extraction, distillation and concentration of ingredients’ flavours. As such, I have never understood the allure of cooked, frozen prawns or deshelled prawns as all the…

Mumbai-inspired Crispy Baked Potatoes with Avocado Chutney

A couple of weeks ago in early February, we took a short trip to Mumbai for my sister-in-law’s traditional wedding. Amidst the chaos of Indian wedding preparations, we managed to sneak out for a day to explore Mumbai’s city centre, around Colaba and Marine Drive. This was my husband’s first time to Mumbai and I…