Who loves savoury spicy snacks? Every Indian household will have a cupboard full of these delicious savoury snacks . Whether it’s for breakfast, snack or tea many of you will agree we just can’t resist temptation but the downside is? They’re all fried, oh yes, there is nothing greater than delicious khakra (gujarati thin crackers),… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Baked Millet flour and fenugreek crackers
So did you all enjoy eating wonderful pancakes with a variety of toppings on pancake day? Do you feel maybe you can have some more but a different variety perhaps? Well to carry on with the theme of pancakes free from Friday’s brings you this delightful Gujarati recipe of besan pudla (chick pea flour pancakes).… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Gluten and Dairy free spiced Besan Pudla.
Pili Pili in Swahili means pepper whether it is birds eye, or capsicum. Recently I have craved more picky foods rather than proper meals maybe it’s the weather or the fact that we all have had the horrid cold and eating something spicy wakes up my taste buds. Cassava is a popular and staple food… Continue reading Crispy Baked Pili Pili Cassava Chips
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
Firstly Happy Halloween to all, I bet households are preparing well for all the Trick O Treaters tonight. This week as it is half term I am finding the best way to keep my son entertained is to engage him in cooking or baking, I must say that baking at the moment is winning over cooking. This week we… Continue reading Halloween Sugar Cookies
Gujarati Baked Masala Crackers by Chinskitchen In Indian cuisine there is no shortfall on the variety of snacks available, as time has gone by I have seen a dramatic change in how they are adapting a lot of these snacks to make them healthier. Back in 2005 when I visited India with my family, I came across… Continue reading Gujarati Baked Masala Crackers
Visiting my parents is usually a treat for me, why? Well my dad being the “green fingered man” he always sends me home with a variety of fruit,veg or herbs he has grown. This time round it was big juicy beetroot and when I say big they were BIG, whilst en route home my buzzing… Continue reading Beetroot and Coconut Filo Parcels