Bread Pakoras

The first time I ate bread pakoras was when a friend invited me for a meal at a Gurudwara in London.  (A Gurdwara is the place where Sikhs come together for worship )They were really Read More …

5 Vegetarian Finger Foods you have to try

Cutting out the meat does not mean skimping out on flavour, and these six vegetarian finger foods can definitely prove that herbivores do not miss out on tasty snacks. Whether you are considering making the Read More …

Fun Vegetarian Snack Ideas

If you are planning a gaming night, why not select from the following six snacks to complete the fun? Some recipes require baking or chilling, but the rest are easy to prepare in minutes. There Read More …

Pasta Arrabiatta

Whenever, I eat out and order a pasta dish. I like to order pasta Arrabiatta as I know that the sauce will be spicy.  Also this  spicy tomato pasta dish is made using very few Read More …

Tortillas filled with stir fried spicy potato mixture

Are you bored eating the same old sandwiches?  Do you fancy something spicy and tasty for your lunch? Well, Tortilla wraps can be used instead of bread and you can fill them with a variety Read More …

Chermoula Dip

Chermoula is a North African Dip often used as a stuffing in curries too.   I got this recipe for Chermoula from Aicha   who had made aubergines stuffed with chermoula and they looked so delicious. I Read More …

Farari/Farali yogurt dip with coconut

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

Broccoli and Apple 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 …

ZENB Veggie Bites and Veggie Sticks and My Impulse Vegan Salad

For the last couple of years, we have been doing Veganuary and, in my case, I eat mostly vegan the majority of the time – except that sometimes when I am busy and get hungry, I Read More …

Stuffed Peppers with Rice, Tomatoes, Mixed Vegetables and Black eyed peas

Stuffed peppers are popular in lots of European and Mediterranean countries and each country has it’s version of stuffing from mild to spicy.  I like to stuff mine with  a variation of rice, couscous or Read More …