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Sukanya Ghosh
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Sukanya writes the blog Saffronstreaks, a food and travel blog where she experiments in the kitchen spiced up with interesting food stories and gourmet travelogues. She loves to cook with fresh produce, enjoy both spicy and sweet and her many dining out experiences become cherished memories. Sukanya is from India but now lives in North Carolina, USA.

Spicy Carrot Ginger Soup

Spicy Carrot Ginger Soup

Indian inspired spicy carrot and ginger soup. Light, creamy and flavored with cumin and bay leaf.…

Homemade Chili Garlic Sauce

Homemade Chili Garlic Sauce

This is the ticket to your own hot garlic sauce and you can make Sriracha feel jealous. If needed, cool it down with vinegar and transform a meal with spice.…

Portabella Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Sliders

Portabella Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Sliders

Portabella mushroom slider sandwich with heap of sweet caramelized onions, melted cheddar, and sriracha. …

Shahi Dum Aloo

Shahi Dum Aloo

Baby potatoes are cooked in a rich, nutty yogurt sauce full of complex flavors from chili powder to cinnamon.…

Crispy Baked Fish Fingers

Crispy Baked Fish Fingers

These fish fingers are not deep fried but baked and full of flavor with herbs and cheese in every bite.…

Mutton Do Pyaaza

Mutton Do Pyaaza

This rustic and unassuming Indian dish gets it's smoky and complex flavors from slow braising on low heat.…

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup

This soup is all about the balance in flavors: refreshing broth, hints of lime and an undertone of heat from the chili.…

Thai Style Stir Fried Tofu

Thai Style Stir Fried Tofu

This vegetarian main is meant to be spicy, serving it with rice will temper the heat somewhat, but you can always add more chillies if you want to keep the kick.…

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

If you like french fries -- and who doesn't? -- try these zucchini fritters. The process can also be applied to eggplant. …

How to Make Chicken Kebabs

How to Make Chicken Kebabs

These kebabs marinate overnight to get infused with the bright flavors of mint and cilantro. …

Roasted Cherry Ice Cream

Roasted Cherry Ice Cream

Roasting the cherries releases sweet juices that turn this super-smooth ice cream a vibrant hue. …

Strawberry Yogurt Cake

Strawberry Yogurt Cake

This no bake chilled summer dessert is the perfect way to indulge in a light and airy dessert, that's simple and good.…

Hot and Spicy Chicken Wings with Barbecue Sauce

Hot and Spicy Chicken Wings with Barbecue Sauce

Serve these hot chicken wings on a bed of lettuce and other veggies, drizzle some ranch dressing over it and enjoy finger licking chicken wings.…

A Summer Refreshment – Pineapple, Mango and Avocado Salsa

A Summer Refreshment – Pineapple, Mango and Avocado Salsa

Pineapple, mango and avocado salsa with crunch from the red onions, a little heat from minced jalapeno and a generous drizzle of lemon juice.…

Thai Eggplants with Cherry Tomatoes

Thai Eggplants with Cherry Tomatoes

A quick stir fry of baby Thai eggplants with sweet cherry tomatoes flavored with lots of thai purple basil.…

Chocolate Cake with Mousse Filling and Covered with Ganache

Chocolate Cake with Mousse Filling and Covered with Ganache

Every chocolate lover must have a chocolate cake recipe, that is tried and tasted, reliable and can be recommended. This is a keeper for sure.…

Stir Fried Banana Blossoms

Stir Fried Banana Blossoms

Mochar ghonto or stir fried banana blossoms is a classic bengali dish whereby the chopped blossoms are stir fried in hot oil…

Aloo Posto – Curried Potatoes

Aloo Posto – Curried Potatoes

Aloo posto, or curried potatoes in clingy poppy seed paste with green chillies to heat it up a little.…

Stir Fried Ivy Gourd

Stir Fried Ivy Gourd

Ivy gourds are native to India, every house has their own version, yet in many parts of the country people are not familiar with it.…

Tilapia Fish in Zesty Mango Sauce

Tilapia Fish in Zesty Mango Sauce

This dish beckons a simple play of flavor and texture, and there is a lot of scope to personalize it.…

Creamy Clam Chowder

Creamy Clam Chowder

New England’s clam chowder soup – a creamy soup with milk, potatoes and clams with extra clam juices for that unmistakable clam flavor.…

Creamy Scones with Specks of Currants

Creamy Scones with Specks of Currants

Scottish scones are light, flaky and simple round cakes, and goes well with afternoon tea or can be served in breakfast table.…

Orange Infused Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Orange Infused Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Sukanya Ghosh finds herself in a situation where she must bake a carrot cake before the world ends.…

Herbed Falafel in a Rich Almond Sauce

Herbed Falafel in a Rich Almond Sauce

An Indian twist to a Mediterranean street food. Herbed falafel dunked in rich almond sauce.…

Chili Spiced Chocolate Cherry Tartlets

Chili Spiced Chocolate Cherry Tartlets

Cinnamon flavoured chocolate tartlets decorated with rim of mixed nuts and filled with cherries spiced with paprika.…

Navratan Korma from the Court of Mughals

Navratan Korma from the Court of Mughals

Navratan korma is a simple but delicious medley of nine different ingredients slowly simmered in a rich sauce.…