This month: turmeric

Turmeric may be the IT ingredient, but it's been used for centuries for its health benefits. Get your fix.

This is a great dairy-free ice cream based on coconut milk but it will work equally well using 350 ml each of milk and pouring cream instead if you prefer. However,...
Acar, pronounced “ah-char”, is a spicy, sweet, sour vegetable pickle that Malaysians love to eat as a condiment or a side dish. You can use whatever vegetables...
This is the simplest of simple soups. Serve it with some Arabic, or other flatbread (like this Iranian taftan), some olives, chunks of white cheese, and cucumber...
The heady mix of warming spices (turmeric, cardamom, black pepper, ginger and clove) is comfort in a glass and and a traditional home remedy for a cold or sore...
While Afghan food bears some Indian influence, as seen, for example  in the use of spices like cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, turmeric and cumin, it doesn’t...

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A well-stocked pantry is a good cook's artillery. Here we feature our top 10 ideas using popular pantry ingredients.

10 ways with turmeric

Turmeric may be the wonder ingredient of the moment, but it's been used for centuries for its health benefits. Get your golden fix here.

10 ways with sticky rice

Long, short, black and white - sticky (glutinous) rice is no ordinary rice. Its chewy texture lends itself to sweet snacks and desserts; not to mention,...
Keep a can of sweetened condensed milk in the pantry and you’ve got the base of numerous delectable desserts from around the world at your fingertips. This week...

10 ways with pandan

From curries to cakes, pandan adds that flavour and sometimes colour to Asian cooking. It pairs well with coconut milk, glutinous rice, lemongrass, palm sugar and...

10 ways with anchovies

Small and mighty flavourful, anchovies form the base of many dishes in Mediterranean cuisine. This week, we've getting creative with the canned pantry staple to...

10 ways with recipes