The 2 Secrets to the Best Lamb Haneeth

A casserole dish full of basmati rice with two golden brown Yemeni haneeth lamb shanks on top.

Want help making the best Yemeni lamb haneeth possible? To make sure it’s succulent, fall-off-the-bone tender and exquisitely tasty? There are two things that will make the difference between a good one, and a great one. If you’re anything like me, when you pick a recipe you want to be sure it’s as good as … Read more

Chicken 65 Biryani: Delicious Layers of Spicy Chicken, Tender Rice & Herbs

A white plate full of Chicken 65 biryani, with crispy chicken pieces atop the rice.

If you’re looking for an amazing way to make Chicken 65 into a more substantial meal, a Chicken 65 biryani is it! Spicy crispy chicken layered amongst a rich gravy and perfectly cooked rice. What is Chicken 65? Chicken 65 is India’s version of Southern fried chicken, Korean fried chicken or Japan’s karaage chicken. Pieces … Read more

Make delicious Caribbean seafood curry the right way with Jamaican curry powder

A skillet full of Caribbean shrimp curry garnished with cilantro and a wooden spoon resting on the edge.

A Caribbean seafood curry is the perfect match of earthy spice, creamy sauce and delicate seafood. But what’s different about a Caribbean curry that makes it work so well? To understand what makes a Caribbean curry tick, I reviewed 16 recipes for Caribbean seafood curry. They were a mixture of Trinidad kingfish curry, Jamaican fish … Read more

Everything you need for an authentic Malaysian chicken curry AND Malaysian curry powder

Closeup of a white bowl full of curry with chicken pieces and potatoes.

If you’re keen to try making an authentic Malaysian chicken curry at home, but think you’ll need a lot of unusual ingredients, don’t be put off! You can make a rich and creamy kari ayam with very few uncommon ingredients. Malaysian food is a wonderful blend of the country’s population, with strong Malay, Chinese and … Read more

Reverse sear chicken breasts to unlock the magic of juicy AND brown

Closeup of a golden brown reverse-seared chicken breast glistening with juices.

It’s a popular technique with thick steaks, but have you tried to reverse sear chicken breasts? Now you can finally unlock the magic combination of beautifully browned AND juicy chicken breast. Done right, chicken breast is succulent and juicy, and beautifully brown and crisp. But because it’s so lean, and often quite thick, the “done … Read more