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 – cucumber, apples and carrots, carrots and mint, 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 on 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 …

Vegan Tempeh Sandwiches and Toasties

Doing Veganuary 2020 is introducing me to new ingredients. Tempeh is one of them. Being a food blogger – I had heard of tempeh but never cooked with it. It was my son who introduced Read More …

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 …

Basic spices for making Indian food

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create  a piece of content based upon a Frequently Asked Question.  This challenge follows on perfectly from yesterday’s post where I talked about Read More …

Carrot and Green Chilies Salad/Pickle with Mustard (Raita gajar marcha)

This dish is made in all Indian homes and served as a condiment with the main meal. It adds to the flavours of the dishes you have in your plate (thali).  Indian thali will have Read More …