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 …

OXO Tower Restaurant Brasserie Review

The rooftop Oxo Tower Brasserie in South Bank is in the Iconic Oxo Tower which is a London Riverside landmark.  It used to be owned by the OXO brand but had fallen into disrepair in Read More …

Veganuary – More than just a trend: the rise of veganism

In recent years, the word ‘vegan’ has skyrocketed from a relatively rare dietary choice to a popular lifestyle choice for many. And no wonder — the vegan diet has claims ranging from sheer health benefits Read More …

Veganuary Journey and some ready meal reviews and my TV debut

For me early morning is the best time  to relax and think of new ideas, my day ahead and also remember all the  friends and family who have touched my life in some way.  I Read More …

Veganuary Journey – Tofu and Peas Vegan Curry (Mutter Tofu)

Christmas holidays have been a fun time for me as the children have been home. I always love it when they request their favourite meals. So my younger son wanted to eat mutter paneer (peas and paneer) I had to look for a vegan substitute for my older son who is a vegan. He suggested that we use tofu instead of paneer for curry and together we developed this recipe. Read More …

Apple Chundo (Fiery Hot Apple Preserve)

Raw mango chundo is a popular condiment used with Indian meals.  It’s usually hot as well as sweet and sour and adds flavour to any curry.  It’s great to use as a sandwich filling too – Read More …

Aubergine slices topped with Pizza type fillings Keto friendly

As most of you know, I am following a Keto diet for health reasons. The main aim of the keto diet is to lower the amount of carbs you intake but increase the amount of Read More …