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 …

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 -but the most popular is gujarati banana raita Read More …

Peppers, Onions, Tomatoes and Passion Fruit Salsa (Vegan)

With most of my Indian meals, I like to include a salad, chutney, raita or a salsa dish using whatever I happen to have in the fridge. I rustled up this salsa recently which just 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 Read More …

Setting up Cookery workshops & Cookery Experiences

My blog followers will know that since 2014, I have been teaching Indian Vegetarian and vegan Cookery to adults in local colleges as well as one to one classes with clients in their homes and 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 …

Our Veganuary Journey – Accidentally Vegan Products

As mentioned in my previous Posts, a lot of products we eat everyday are already vegan and this makes the lifestyle change to vegan a lot easier. An email sent yesterday from Veganuary has a Read More …

Almond and coconut flour spicy pattis – Keto Friendly

I experimented and made these pattis using a recipe very similar to the dhebra recipe but not frying them.  As most of you know, I am following a Keto diet for health reasons. The main Read More …

Coconut and Almond Flour steamed Dumplings (Muthias) – Keto friendly

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 fats.  This is often referred Read More …

Special Vegetarian Biryani in Instant Pot

Sometimes, a recipe with too many steps or ingredients puts us off.   I find that in such cases, cooking it in the instant Pot makes it so easy as the food doesn’t require too much Read More …