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 …

Vegan & Veggie Pizza using Jus Rol Sour Dough Pizza Base

Have you tried the new Jus-Rol Sourdough Pizza base?  I hadn’t until my son bought it to for me to try.  It’s suitable for vegetarians and vegans.  What I liked about it that it’s ready Read More …

Vegan wraps with potato and cheese filling (Vegan Aloo Cheese Frankie)

Frankies are a popular street food in Mumbai where they make soft chappatis and fill them likea wrap using a spicy potato filling. I used the Mumbai recipe for the potato stuffing and used normal Read More …

Vegan Wellington for Christmas

I used to make this vegetable and nut wellington for Christmas but now the family is slowly adopting a vegan lifestyle.  In fact the number of people who are embracing the vegan lifestyle or opting Read More …

Pooris or Puris? Soft or crispy? plain or spicy?

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 …