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 …

Can switching to a vegan diet help tackle obesity?

  Cambridge has a really good choice of vegetarian and vegan restaurants.  The award winning vegan restaurant Stem and Glory in Cambridge is the one I really like to eat at for lots of reasons.  Read More …

Traditional Shrikand- A sweet dish made with yogurt and sugar

SHRIKAND is a sweet dish always served chilled.   It can be served with pooris.  Most Gujarati thalis have this as one of their sweet items and it provides a refreshing change when eating  hot 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 …

Peppers, Onions, Tomatoes and Passion Fruit Salsa (Vegan)

With most of my Indian meals, I like to include a salad, chutney, raita or a salsa dish using whatever I happen to have in the fridge. I rustled up this salsa recently which just Read More …

Pineapple, mango and passion fruit chutney (vegan)

  Like most Indians I tend to make a selection of chutneys and pickles to serve with our food.  I remember my mum and MIL coming up with different variations of chutneys and raitas depending Read More …

Mukhwas – Mouthfreshener and Digestive Aid (Vegan)

  Most Indian homes have a tray of pickles and dips on their dining table to add extra flavours to the meal and in the same way they have elaborate and amazing looking Mukhwas trays Read More …