Barfi Churmu with Flour, Oats and Almonds

One of the quickest and easiest Indian desserts, I like making is  churma na ladoo with jaggery.  I find this dessert very easy to make as I have been making it regularly for years.  The 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 …

Farari puris using Amaranth & Morio seeds Flour (Gluten free Indian bread)

As mentioned on my several fasting Posts, On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali food – includes Read More …

Farari Sambharo ( Stir fry sweet potatoes and chilies)

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali food – includes all the fruits and nuts, milk and Read More …

Dry stir fry potatoes and nuts (bateta nu farari shak)

It is the Hindu month of shravan and my husband is fasting this month. Thankfully our hindu gods know that we can’t stay hungry so they allow us to eat certain foods.I only know which Read More …

Saffron Penda (Indian dessert using milk powder)

The Indian month of Shravan has lots of Indian celebrations- a couple of them are Raksha bandhan and Janmastami.  And with these celebrations, there are always certain dishes I like to make around this time. Read More …

Recipes for a Rainy Day – Mac and Cheese and Vegan Caesar Salad

Baked mac and cheese is one of the best comfort foods in the world Is there anything better than cosying up on a rainy day and eating good food? I think not! When it comes Read More …

Aubergine and Pineapple Curry

Whenever I am shopping, I always like and pickup any recipe leaflets or magazines left for customers to pick up.  This week, Waitrose had a leaflet with this recipe and it looked really interesting. I love Read More …