Tomato, Mango and Kenyan Chilies Relish – Fridge Clear-out Relish

I am sure you all have small amounts of fruit and vegetables leftover at the weekend and you wonder what to do with them as you replenish your fridge with freshly bought shopping.  A lot Read More …

Vaal Dahl (hyacinth bean, lima beans, Fava beans) in Instant Pot

The split val beans make a nice curry which is rich in protein.  Val ni dall has a slightly stronger lentil taste than mung dall.  Another quick dish made in the Instant Pot (IP).  The  Instant  Pot Read More …

White and Red Kidney Bean curry with spinach

Its National Curry week next week from the 10-16 October and my blog has lots of vegetarian curries you can create this week.  I am sharing this quick and easy recipe using ingredients readily available Read More …

Manchurian Balls in spicy tomato soup

Something to try for the Chinese New year….An Indo Chinese recipe!! The inspiration of this recipe is a recipe for vegetable Manchurian I saw in a Nita Mehta’s Vegetarian Chinese book.   I have been Read More …

Cabbage, New baby potatoes and Sweet Thai chillies Curry with baby onions

kobi bateta nu shak? Cabbage and potato is a very traditional Gujarati curry eaten in most Indian homes. It’s quick and easy to make and uses the least amount of spices.  My mum used to Read More …

Tortilla wraps and samosas

Wraps or samosas  which do you prefer- you make up your minds…. The Supermarket Waitrose has been  supporting the Soil Association’s ‘Small Changes, Big Difference’ campaign by celebrating everything organic.  As you know this week, Read More …

Mixed Veg and Pasta with Cashews

Try and spice up your pasta I felt so good creating this Mixed Veg and Pasta with Cashews  recipe after watching the culinary film One Hundred-Foot Journey.  Usually I don’t use too many spices when Read More …

Fusilli Pasta made with Indian Spices

I was sent two samples of two unique and special Gaea olive oils : Gaea D.O.P. Sitia, Crete Extra Virgin Olive Oil: This has a rich, intensely fruity flavour, gentle aroma and a soft emerald Read More …

Mexican Enchiladas

Enchiladas are really easy to assemble and the filling can be adapted to include any of your favourite fillings.  I was first introduced to enchiladas by my sister who makes it regularly with authentic Mexican Read More …