Chef’s Nectar,” Chena Payesh”


Ingredients for Chena Payesh Milk 1 1/2 litres Saffron (kesar) a few strands Lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoon Sugar 1/2 cup Almonds blanched and chopped 5-6 Pistachios blanched and chopped 7-8 Method of making the Chena Payesh

Chef’s Nectar,” Shiitake Mushrooms with Silken Tofu in Black Bean Sauce”


“Shiitake mushroom are one of the specialty ingredients which is very nutritious and have the special appearance in the oriental dishes, available dry and fermented in the Asian market and in any grocery stores in the metros.” Ingredients for making the Shiitake 18 dried shiitake mushrooms 3 cups boiling water 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 cupContinue reading “Chef’s Nectar,” Shiitake Mushrooms with Silken Tofu in Black Bean Sauce””

Chef’s Nectar, ” Focaccia Bread”


Ingredients of making the focaccia Bread 6¼ cups bread flour (30 oz. or 850g) 2¼ tsp. active dry yeast (from one ¼-oz. packet) Pinch of sugar 2 Tbsp. Diamond Crystal or 1 Tbsp. kosher salt 5 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for greasing and drizzling Flaky sea salt 100 gms red yellow bellContinue reading “Chef’s Nectar, ” Focaccia Bread””

Crispy Corn Chilli Pepper


Ingredients for making the crispy corn 1 cup sweet corn kernels (American Corn optional) 2 tbsp refined flour 2 tbsp corn flour ½ tsp pepper powder 5 gms chopped ginger-garlic 10 ml shaoxing wine Salt to taste   Oil for Frying For tossing the crispy corn with peppery ingredients 2 tsp oil   3 clovesContinue reading “Crispy Corn Chilli Pepper”