Baking · Breads · Competitions · East meets West Fusion · Eggless · Food · Uncategorized

Spiced Paneer and Beetroot Sandwich in a Pickled Onion Bloomer using English Provender Proper Pickle

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

Baking · East meets West Fusion · Food · Glutenfree · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Reviews · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Uncategorized

Gluten Free Firecracker Spicy Rice and Paneer Canapé and Tilda Supper Club Review

  It only seems like yesterday that I was invited by Tilda to attend their supperclub  alongside other fabulous food writers and bloggers. Of course the wonderful meal was prepared by the Dazzling food writer and cookery personality  Mallika Basu queen of shortcuts and tricks :). Mallika based all the dishes from starters to mains using Tilda Rice. I’ve… Continue reading Gluten Free Firecracker Spicy Rice and Paneer Canapé and Tilda Supper Club Review

Baking · Breads · East meets West Fusion · Food · Product Reviews

Garlic Chutney, Chilli and Coriander tear and share Bread Ring

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

Chocolate · East meets West Fusion · Glutenfree · Sweet Treats

Cardamom, Lime and Coconut Easter Ladoos

Coconut ladoos, an all time favourite and nothing quite beats the versatility of these creamy, nutty and delicious round balls. One of many Indian mithai’s welcomed by many and the great thing about them is they are so quick and easy to prepare. Easter is just a couple of days away and homes must be… Continue reading Cardamom, Lime and Coconut Easter Ladoos

Dairyfree/Vegan · East meets West Fusion · Food · Slimming world · Soups · Uncategorized

Gujarati Spiced Thick Country Soup- Vegan, Dairy Free, Sugar Free, Low oil

So 2015 has finally dawned upon us and the last few weeks of indulging in some delicious and rich festive foods have now started to settle on the waist line oops! Are you thinking along the same line as I am? Dieting? No more Indulgence? Well I wouldn’t go as far as dieting, I’d say… Continue reading Gujarati Spiced Thick Country Soup- Vegan, Dairy Free, Sugar Free, Low oil

East meets West Fusion · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Navratri Special: Chocolate and Hazelnut Pendas (Indian Fudge)

    As Navratri is fast approaching many of you will be preparing scrumptious mithais to offer as prasad to celebrate nine nights of worshiping Maa Durga. Ladies and girls will be full of excitement whilst sorting out their colourful attire and jewelry. A time of year that I surely look forward to as I… Continue reading Navratri Special: Chocolate and Hazelnut Pendas (Indian Fudge)

East meets West Fusion · Eggless · Food · Free from Fridays · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Free From Friday’s: Eggless Kesar Milk Masala Custard and Sooji Halwa (Sheera) Dessert

Sooji halwa also known as sheera in gujarati is a sweet dish made with ghee,semolina, nuts, sugar and spices. A simple yet delicious pudding usually made during religious events to serve as prashad. In our household sheera was made quite regularly as we all loved it as kids, it’s the warm sweet and soft spongy… Continue reading Free From Friday’s: Eggless Kesar Milk Masala Custard and Sooji Halwa (Sheera) Dessert