Bread Pakoras

The first time I ate bread pakoras was when a friend invited me for a meal at a Gurudwara in London.  (A Gurdwara is the place where Sikhs come together for worship )They were really Read More …

5 Vegetarian Finger Foods you have to try

Cutting out the meat does not mean skimping out on flavour, and these six vegetarian finger foods can definitely prove that herbivores do not miss out on tasty snacks. Whether you are considering making the Read More …

Pasta Arrabiatta

Whenever, I eat out and order a pasta dish. I like to order pasta Arrabiatta as I know that the sauce will be spicy.  Also this  spicy tomato pasta dish is made using very few Read More …

Tortillas filled with stir fried spicy potato mixture

Are you bored eating the same old sandwiches?  Do you fancy something spicy and tasty for your lunch? Well, Tortilla wraps can be used instead of bread and you can fill them with a variety Read More …

Chermoula Dip

Chermoula is a North African Dip often used as a stuffing in curries too.   I got this recipe for Chermoula from Aicha   who had made aubergines stuffed with chermoula and they looked so delicious. I Read More …

Stuffed Peppers with Rice, Tomatoes, Mixed Vegetables and Black eyed peas

Stuffed peppers are popular in lots of European and Mediterranean countries and each country has it’s version of stuffing from mild to spicy.  I like to stuff mine with  a variation of rice, couscous or Read More …

Traditional Shrikand- A sweet dish made with yogurt and sugar

SHRIKAND is a sweet dish always served chilled.   It can be served with pooris.  Most Gujarati thalis have this as one of their sweet items and it provides a refreshing change when eating  hot Read More …

Banana Raita (Kele ka raita)

Our meals are never complete if we do not have raita, pickles or papads as  our side dishes. Raita’s get made with whatever is in my fridge -but the most popular is gujarati banana raita Read More …

Spicy Couscous with Fruit, Veg and Kidney beans

Looking for a simple and quick lunch idea? Try couscous with chickpeas, with black eyes peas and now kidney beans.  I usually use  Kidney beans to make a curry so this is a nice change.  Read More …