Pooris or Puris? Soft or crispy?

Puri/poori is often Sunday breakfast for me as it’s so quick to make.  It’s a dish my mum managed to make quickly when we had unexpected guests.  Most of you know that for us Indians Read More …

World Vegan Day – Top 10 most vegan-friendly cities throughout the UK!

My regular readers will remember me taking part in Veganuary.  The month taught me such a lot and I was able to substitute a lot of products. Read about them here.  The popularity of vegetarianism Read More …

Mango Chili Sandwich Spread Dip

I like to make various chutneys and dips regularly and use them as dips or sandwich spread. This sweet and hot Mango spread is one of them. It’s quick to make and perfect to use Read More …

Fried cassava ( fried mogo)

Cassava is called Mogo in Swahili. Anyone who has lived or visited Kenya will have seen roasted or fried cassave sold on the streets. The mogo is usually served with a sprinkling of salt and Read More …

Sweet Potato and Green Bean Curry in a coconut sauce

Recently our offices moved to a new venue and we learnt that the building has been used in one of Harry Potter’s movies.   The inside of the building is not open to public  but you Read More …

Pakoras with Holy Moly Guacamole

 I have had several comments from friends that they enjoy my ramblings about London so I have decided to share another gem of a place you can visit.  Its the SkyGarden. The Sky Garden is Read More …

Wheat, corn and chickpea flour bhakhri (multigrain crispy Indian bread)

Bhakris are crispy and  slightly salty and can be eaten with any curry. It’s a traditional Gujarati bread often served with  a curry and  khichedi.   I love making different versions of crispy Bhakhris.  These Read More …

Slimmers Friendly Mixed Vegetable and Onion Bhajias/Pakoras

Everyone loves Bhajias especially Onion bhajias. But we try not to eat them regularly as they are deep fried. This year, I am trying to be healthy and eat as much oil free food as Read More …

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 …

Spinach and Aubergine Mash curry

Aubergine and spinach are both such healthy vegetables and when cooked together, they really change the game where curries are concerned.  I have tried to make this virtually oil free so it has very low Read More …