Veganuary Journey – Bhel Boats using Soft Tacos

I bought these vegan soft tacos to serve chili in but ended up using them to make a quick concoction of my version of bhel.   Well most of my  Gujarati friends will make bhel out of Read More …

How to deal with the Hummus crisis

A month ago UK suffered a Hummus crisis  as some of the major supermarkets had to remove hummus from their shelves due to a “production issue”.  It seemed that the hummus they sold  had a metallic taste to it. Read More …

Mixed Vegetable and chick peas jalfrezi

Jalfrezi Curry is a name which I hear a lot in UK and most Indian restaurants serve a form of Jalfrezi curry. I had never come across this name before whilst growing up in Kenya and India. Read More …

Vegetarian Four Bean Cottage Pie

The Supermarket Waitrose has been  supporting the Soil Association’s ‘Small Changes, Big Difference’ campaign by celebrating everything organic.  As you know this week,  I was invited to take part in this celebration and asked  if Read More …

Vegetarian cottage pie with dauphinoise potato

Lately a lot of my meals have been indianised versions of English meals and that’s because my son is home from University and most of the food cooked is his choice – which is great Read More …

Oven Roasted Spicy Chickpeas – Garam garam chana

Here’s something for all you Bollywood fans…A song about Chana Jor Garam At one of my cookery lessons, I was showing my class how to make chick pea curry. The discussion led to all the Read More …

Multigrain Dhebra with methi (fenugreek), semolina and organic flaxseed powder

Most Gujarati’s make different variations of  Dhebras  as they are tasty and last a couple of days. They are perfect for picnics and lunch boxes.    I had posted a recipe for Methi na Dhebra last summer.  Since Read More …