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

Dairyfree/Vegan · Food · Glutenfree

Chipotle Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

Happy Cinco De Mayo to all who celebrate, to be honest I’d love to experience a full on Mexican celebration, their culture, music and regional dancing together with enticing dishes to savour, with all that zesty,spicy, smokey, crunchy, sweet flavours and textures on offer who wouldn’t? Oh and not to forget those heavenly margaritas ;),… Continue reading Chipotle Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

Baking · Biscuits and Cookies

Fennel and Orange Shortbread Biscuits

  Traditional shortbread never fails to please anyone whether you want a buttery melt in the mouth biscuit, dunking biscuit or just a taste of sugar and butter treat, yes unfortunately it doesn’t do justice to your waist line but I go by the rule of “everything in moderation”. Isn’t it amazing that there are… Continue reading Fennel and Orange Shortbread Biscuits

African Cuisine · Baking · Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Snacks · Uncategorized

Crispy Baked Pili Pili Cassava Chips

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

Baking · Biscuits and Cookies · Eggless · Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Snacks · Uncategorized

Gujarati Baked Masala Crackers

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