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 …

Veganuary – More than just a trend: the rise of veganism

In recent years, the word ‘vegan’ has skyrocketed from a relatively rare dietary choice to a popular lifestyle choice for many. And no wonder — the vegan diet has claims ranging from sheer health benefits Read More …

Veganuary Journey – Bhel Boats using Soft Tacos

I bought these vegan soft tacos to serve chili in but ended up using them to make a quick concoction of my version of bhel.   Well most of my  Gujarati friends will make bhel out of 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 …

Apple Chundo (Fiery Hot Apple Preserve)

Raw mango chundo is a popular condiment used with Indian meals.  It’s usually hot as well as sweet and sour and adds flavour to any curry.  It’s great to use as a sandwich filling too – Read More …