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 …

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 …

Patra bhajia (spicy steamed colocasia or arbi leaves) in Instant Pot

Patra bhajias are made using Colocasia or arbi leaves which are layered with a sweet and sour spicy batter.  You could use spinach leaves but the texture will be different as spinach leaves are a Read More …

Things to give up for lent and how to succeed!

It’s February, and most of us have already struggled to keep our new year’s resolution. Only a few weeks ago we were eager to hit that gym, banish the booze or kick that terrible snacking Read More …

Ten Diwali Savouries

The Hindu celebration of Diwali and Hindu New year are approaching and a lot of the Hindu ladies will be busy making traditional sweets and savouries or shopping for these at their favourite mithai farsan Read More …

Basic kitchen equipment required for Indian cooking

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a List Post Some people are very good at coming up with ideas and making lists and probably wrote their blog post Read More …

Kachori (Lentil and fresh peas filled savoury pastry) Baked

I was really pleased when Cranks got in touch with me and asked me to develop a recipe using “natural nasty free ingredients”  for them.   I have been enjoying Cranks Argi Bhaji sandwiches for quite Read More …