Memories of Mumbai – Puri Bhaji

Puri?? Really??! Deep frying with all that oil? This is the question I ask myself every time I set out to make puris however after the first bite I know that all the effort was well worth it in the end!! We make puris at home every once in a while and are always excited from start…

10 Minute Microwave Spicy Potatoes

Hello! Hope you are all having a lovely week so far, here is a quick 10min recipe for a mid-week pick-me-up if you need one 😉 Have you been busy and struggling with time or finding no inspiration for your next meal? Here’s an idea for a side dish that might give you something to…

Savoury Polenta Porridge

Have you cooked with Polenta before? If so, let me know what you made in the comments below, I’m very curious to know…!! We’ve had thunder storms here this week with a lot of rain and some sunshine every once in a while, I was in the mood for something different, savoury and comforting. During…

Spiced Potatoes with Fenugreek Leaves

Aloo Methi as we call it! Have you tried potatoes like this? Let me know what you think… I love potatoes and this combination cooked with fenugreek leaves is one of my favourite, its traditionally accompanied with some chapatis and is very simple to put together If your bored of your regular mashed, boiled, baked…

Golden Goodness – Homemade Ghee

Ghee! The condiment that brings warm memories of home sweet home wherever you are 🙂 It’s a favorite in parts of South Asia and is also used in alternate medicine – Ayurveda. Ghee plays an important role in Indian cooking, it’s used in many ways – to temper our spices, in desserts, savory dishes and…

Spinach & Garlic in Sesame Oil

Stir fry time!! Fancy some stir fried greens?? – crunchy and delicious! Just love how the color, form and texture of the vegetable is retained in Asian cooking – all the credit goes to the low cook time I guess… Here is one of my all time favorites, so simple and flavorsome! Cook Time: 10mins                                                                      …

Spicy Indian Sweet Potato Wedges

Hope you are having a lovely weekend so far! Unless you are in the UAE,  your week has just began… hope you have a lovely week ahead 🙂 Here is a recipe I’ve been so excited to write about, it’s just one of those that I could not wait to sit down and put it all…

Simply Tasty Okra

Yep, time for okra again, after all that clotted cream & scone diet over the weekend during the our Holiday in Cornwall,  I was really craving some vegetables this week… so here is the first thing I cooked since I’ve been back This is a very simple recipe – it’s a regularly cooked, Indian style okra…

Methi Rotis – Indian Flat Bread

Bored of plain old chappatis?? Next time, try them with Fenugreek leaves – I thoroughly enjoyed making these as well as eating them for lunch the other day… Just by adding some herbs or greens to your regular chappati dough it completely changes the game!! I accompanied mine with some spicy aubergine & yogurt dip,…

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

Hope you all are having a good week so far, here is a mid-week pick-me-up if you need one! My week has been busy at work as usual with a long weekend approaching we have a road trip to lovely – Cornwall planned with friends that I’m really looking forward to! Here is a simple…

Zoodles in Avocado Sauce

Zoodles anyone?? I know there are lots of people trying this recipe out at the moment and I wanted to give it a go too… I think it looks interesting… what do you think??  Let me know your thoughts I was at the Brighton Foodies Fest a few weeks ago and purchased a vegetable peeler…

The King of Mangoes

Yes, not done with mangoes yet! Why should we be? The markets are full of mangoes from different parts of the world – Indian Mangoes remain my favorite – this is not me being biased, I promise! mangoes from the Dominican Republic are next on my list If you have not tried Indian mangoes yet, I suggest trying…