{Recipe} Goan Bread Upma

Goan Bread Upma (or Pavacho Sano in Konkani) is perfect for days when you want to repurpose day old (stale) bread. This home-style Goan breakfast staple is quick to put together, requires minimum prep and tastes great.A lot of how I think about food, the kind of cook I am and my values in general are largely a result of my upbringing. I was raised by hard-working parents who ensured that while we had the best of everything, we also stretched every penny further. It's not just how we lived, but also how we ate. As a family, food wastage...

{Recipe} Goan Bread Upma

{Recipe} Mangalore-style Crab Sukka

Next time you have live crabs at the market, bring home and make this Crab Sukka - a specialty from the Indian coastal city of Mangalore. You will love the earthy flavours from blending whole spices with fresh coconut and a whole lot of crabs. Serve with roti or rice for the perfect seafood meal. Eating seafood comes naturally to us Goans. Kids are exposed to cleaning and eating shellfish at really young ages, almost a part of growing up. I still remember cleaning prawns from their shells and deveining them used to be a regular odd-job for my sister...

{Recipe} Mangalore-style Crab Sukka
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