When it comes to sandwiches I’m very picky and thats purely because A) I’m vegetarian B) choices for vegetarian sandwiches are quite limited and if it looks good it doesn’t always taste good. Yes I’m talking about readymade sandwiches. Many times I’ve purchased a carrot, hummous and salad sandwich or falafel sandwich only to find… Continue reading Spiced Paneer and Beetroot Sandwich in a Pickled Onion Bloomer using English Provender Proper Pickle
Breads… Soft, Crusty, savoury, sweet, filled or just a simple loaf is my biggest weakness. During my travels I love to explore small bakeries to see what they have to offer. I’m intrigued by the variety of breads and flavours, one of my favourites being a good old sour dough and a few trials later… Continue reading Garlic Chutney, Chilli and Coriander tear and share Bread Ring
Bread is definitely one of my weaknesses especially when it’s infused or has a variety of ingredients blended in. What about you, do you love bread like I do? If so then this one is a keeper, a blend of roasted cumin, fresh corriander and spicy chilli just to give it a slight kick. Honestly… Continue reading Mexican cascabel chilli and garlic swirl bread with cumin, and fresh coriander.
The sun is beaming, flowers are blooming, a light breeze blowing the trees, kids are playing and adults enjoying a lovely natter, just the kind of therapy we all need during Easter holidays. We are blessed with the presence of beautiful sunny spells especially when it comes to entertaining the kids, what better than to… Continue reading Easter Lemon, Ginger and Cardamom Hot Cross Buns
Do I hear you say really? Gluten free roti’s? Yes, you are absolutely correct, this week’s post focuses on gluten free and that even roti to go with a range of free from curry dishes. In Indian cuisine, a meal isn’t complete without roti (also known as chappati )or paratha or naan bread, for those… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Gluten free roti’s
In this cold, wet, wintry weather there’s nothing more comforting than delicious dal that is nutritious, filling and tasty. This recipe is my personal twist on the universally recognised Dal Makhani. If you have ever tasted this dal dish, you will know exactly what I am talking about. Dal makhani is slightly different to the… Continue reading Black Turtle Bean Dal Makhani served with Millet and Wholewheat Roti’s.
Do I hear you ask what is Makai Paka? Makai Paka is an African curry dish made with fresh corn on the cob cooked in delicious coconut milk and spices. It is extremely rich in flavour and creamy in texture but a curry that surely tantalises your taste buds. I count myself very lucky that I am a mixture… Continue reading Makai Paka Hors d’oeuvres
About a week ago, my 6 year old son came home with so much excitement and joy, he couldn’t wait to get through the front door to show me the bread roll he made at school. The pride on his face was priceless, it was the first time he said he wanted to eat his… Continue reading Baking with Kids- Quick Bread Rolls
The first time I ever tasted corn bread was at my aunt’s house in Canada and this is going back a few years. I really liked the texture and taste of toasted corn bread smothered in butter, obviously as I started to look after my diet I reduced my bread consumption to a great extent.… Continue reading Coriander and Jalapeño Corn Bread