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 …

Veganuary journey update & Aubergine and Kale curry

So a whole month has gone by and I managed to complete Veganuary.   And did I celebrate?  Not really, I have now got used to enjoying vegan food and will continue to remain vegan as Read More …

Veganuary Journey – Tofu and Peas Vegan Curry (Mutter Tofu)

Christmas holidays have been a fun time for me as the children have been home. I always love it when they request their favourite meals. So my younger son wanted to eat mutter paneer (peas and paneer) I had to look for a vegan substitute for my older son who is a vegan. He suggested that we use tofu instead of paneer for curry and together we developed this recipe. Read More …

Apple, Papaya and Pear Spicy Warm Salad/Sandwich Filling

I have never been a big fan of wraps or sandwiches as I find some of the vegetarian and vegan  fillings are very bland and boring.   I usually make this quick stir fry warm salad Read More …