Mukhwas – Mouthfreshener and Digestive Aid

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 which 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 …

Samosini II – Panini with Samosas

Do you remember my last samosini recipe?  It’s still one of my favourite quick snacks.  This time I had left over samosas so decide to add them to my panini and called it samosini II.   You Read More …

Jeera Lassi or Chaas – Indian Drinking Yogurt in the Froothie Evolve

Lassi or Chaas is a simple Indian drink made from yogurt and water.    It’s  a great cooling drink great and goes well with all the Indian dishes.  Often people will add fruit or mild 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 …

Setting up Cookery workshops & Cookery Experiences

My blog followers will know that since 2014, I have been teaching Indian Vegetarian and vegan Cookery to adults in local colleges as well as one to one classes with clients in their homes and Read More …

World Vegan Day – Top 10 most vegan-friendly cities throughout the UK!

My regular readers will remember me taking part in Veganuary.  The month taught me such a lot and I was able to substitute a lot of products. Read about them here.  The popularity of vegetarianism Read More …

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 …

OXO Tower Restaurant Brasserie Review

The rooftop Oxo Tower Brasserie in South Bank is in the Iconic Oxo Tower which is a London Riverside landmark.  It used to be owned by the OXO brand but had fallen into disrepair in Read More …

Slimmers Friendly Mixed Vegetable and Onion Bhajias/Pakoras

Everyone loves Bhajias especially Onion bhajias. But we try not to eat them regularly as they are deep fried. This year, I am trying to be healthy and eat as much oil free food as Read More …