Barfi Churmu with Flour, Oats and Almonds

One of the quickest and easiest Indian desserts, I like making is  churma na ladoo with jaggery.  I find this dessert very easy to make as I have been making it regularly for years.  The Read More …

Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer, people will start to have make and eat more salads. What salads, raitas and pickles can be served with Indian meals? With the Indian meals, it’s traditional to Read More …

Stuffed Peppers with Rice, Tomatoes, Mixed Vegetables and Black eyed peas

Stuffed peppers are popular in lots of European and Mediterranean countries and each country has it’s version of stuffing from mild to spicy.  I like to stuff mine with  a variation of rice, couscous or Read More …

Aubergine, fenugreek and dumplings curry – Ringna, methi ne muthiya nu shak

  Aubergine is such a versatile vegetable that can be added to so many different curries.  My favourite is aubergines and potatoes but this week I wanted to make aubergine and fenugreek and dumpling (muthiya) Read More …

Banana Raita (Kele ka raita)

Our meals are never complete if we do not have raita, pickles or papads as  our side dishes. Raita’s get made with whatever is in my fridge -but the most popular is gujarati banana raita Read More …

Vegan Wellington for Christmas

I used to make this vegetable and nut wellington for Christmas but now the family is slowly adopting a vegan lifestyle.  In fact the number of people who are embracing the vegan lifestyle or opting Read More …

Multigrain Crispy Bhakhris

Bhakris are a type of Indian bread which is crispy and  slightly salty and can be eaten with any curry. It’s  ften served with  a curry (Mung Beans Curry shown above) and  khichedi.   I Read More …

Our Veganuary Journey – Accidentally Vegan Products

As mentioned in my previous Posts, a lot of products we eat everyday are already vegan and this makes the lifestyle change to vegan a lot easier. An email sent yesterday from Veganuary has a Read More …

Aloo Gobi recipe

Recently, one of friends daughter  came to the UK and  spent a few days with me.  She has just finished Uni and works as an English tutor.  As she is very new to this and Read More …