Gunda Pickle – Cordia obliqua or clammy berries pickle (Gunda Keri nu Athanu) Cheat Recipe

I lived and worked in London for  years and took all its beauty, history and novelty for granted.  I feel that now is the time to share with you some of London’s unusual attractions.  As Read More …

Apple, Papaya and Pear Spicy Warm Salad/Sandwich Filling

I have never been a big fan of wraps or sandwiches as I find some of the vegetarian and vegan  fillings are very bland and boring.   I usually make this quick stir fry warm salad Read More …

Fusili pasta with vegetables cooked in Instant Pot

I cooked the pasta in the Instant Pot. The  Instant  Pot (IP) is a pressure cooker but can also be used as a slow cooker. rice cooker, sauté/browning, yoghurt maker and steamer.  I like cooking Read More …

Pav Bhaji in Instant Pot

Pav Bhaji is a popular street food where the a mixture of vegetables are cooked using a mixture of spices. The vegetables are are steamed and then tempered with spices, mashed and served with soft Read More …

Quinoa and bulgur with vegetable pancakes (quinoa ne bulgur na pudla)

I love lazy weekend mornings when I can relax with my family enjoying Indian style tea or coffee with savoury snacks.     Last weekend, I made these indian style pancakes called pudlas to which  I Read More …

Thaikhun Restaurant Review Cambridge Branch

When Thaikhun invited me to come and try out their kids menu, I cheekily asked if I could do that with my adult son!!  Hence last week, my son and I had dinner at Thaikhun Read More …

Paneer and mixed vegetables stir fry

Lately, I have been using paneer in a lot of curries.  This recipe is slightly different from my usual curries as the curry is dry and can be used to eat on its own or Read More …

Red Thai Curry with mixed vegetables

Lately, family commitments are keeping me so busy that I have taken to using short cuts to my cooking. Yesterday, I made this red thai curry using mixed vegetables. I used Tesco’s Red Thai curry Read More …

Raw papaya and chilies Stir fry called sambharo (Papaya no sambharo)

As I mentioned in my earlier recipes of sambharo – such quick and easy stir fries are rustled up in Gujarati kitchens as an accompaniment with any Indian meal. The basic ingredients of any sambharo Read More …