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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …