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 …

Things to give up for lent and how to succeed!

It’s February, and most of us have already struggled to keep our new year’s resolution. Only a few weeks ago we were eager to hit that gym, banish the booze or kick that terrible snacking Read More …

Savoury Rice with lentils (Toor Dall Khichedi) in Instant Pot using PIP method

Instant Pot (IP)  is an electric pressure cooker which has become very popular in my house. LIke most Indians, I like to use the pressure cooker for cooking lentils etc. as it’s quicker. However, the Read More …

Planning your meals

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a piece of content that is a discussion starter.  I thought that I would keep the discussion food. So how many of you Read More …

Two bean curry and spinach in a tomato sauce

Being vegetarian, it’s often difficult to get interesting vegetarian options when on holiday but when we visited Greece, we were amazed at vegetarian dishes  the chefs in out hotel could produce.  My favourite were stuffed peppers Read More …

Crispy Salad served with Bateta Pawa

Indian meals always include several condiments such as chutneys, raitas and kachumbers which help to balance out all the savoury, sweet, sour and spicy tastes served in an Indian thali. Now that the days and longer Read More …