Recent Recipes

Middle Eastern Donuts (Lokmat Al Kadhi)

Middle Eastern Donuts (Lokmat Al Kadhi)

Beautifully golden donuts / fritters that are deliciously crisp on the outside and squidgy and airy on the inside and soaked in a delicate sugar syrup. These little beauties are popular through out the Middle East as well as Greece, Turkey and East Africa as… read more.

Baked Feta Cheese Rolls with Zaatar & Honey

Baked Feta Cheese Rolls with Zaatar & Honey

Crispy golden phyllo rolls oozing with creamy white salty feta cheese speckled with green specks of aromatic parsley and zaatar,  finished with a drizzle of sweet floral honey and earthy zaatar. A stunningly delicious appetiser or snack.   The blessed month of Ramadan has started,… read more.

Chinese Sweet & Spicy Sticky Lamb Ribs

Chinese Sweet & Spicy Sticky Lamb Ribs

Delicious lamb ribs that are slow cooked in an aromatic poaching liquid infused with gorgeous flavours such as anise seeds, 5 spice, soya, ginger and garlic. Once the ribs are almost falling off the bone, they are marinated in the most delicious sweet and spicy… read more.

East African Cardamom Donuts (Mandazi)

East African Cardamom Donuts (Mandazi)

These beautiful vegan donuts are a traditional East African classic loved by many. These deliciously golden triangular yeast donuts are subtly sweet with a delicate hint of cardamom and coconut and are a pure delight any time of the day!   Mandazi’s have to be… read more.

Ricotta Donuts

Ricotta Donuts

Beautifully soft and fluffy ricotta donuts that are so moreishly light that you will not be able to stop eating them! So unbelievably quick and easy to make.   I am someone who gets cravings in the evenings, especially the sweet kind. Only problem is… read more.

Gungo Peas Coconut Curry (Barazi)

Gungo Peas Coconut Curry (Barazi)

Beautifully earthy and melt in your mouth soft gungo peas (pigeon peas) in a creamy coconut sauce that is delicately flavoured with green chillies and onions. This East African curry is so ridiculously easy and unbelievably only requires 5 ingredients! Simple and delicious!   Barazi… read more.

Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

My ultimate brownie. Satisfyingly chewy whilst also being chocolatey rich and fudgy with a shimmering paper-thin crust.   There are so many brownie recipes out there claiming to be the best and the last recipe you will ever need for brownies. I think this is… read more.

Lapsi (Sweet Dalia / Cracked Wheat or Bulgur Wheat Halwa)

Lapsi (Sweet Dalia / Cracked Wheat or Bulgur Wheat Halwa)

Moreish nutty grains are sweetened with beautiful jaggery and have a hint of cardamom and fennel and bursts of coconut, pistachios and almonds. A traditionally Gujarati dessert that is so quick and easy to make and just so addictively delicious.   This is a very… read more.

Matar Paneer (Peas & Paneer Curry)

Matar Paneer (Peas & Paneer Curry)

A classic North Indian curry of beautifully soft paneer in a creamy tomato sauce that is beautifully spiced with delicious bursts of sweet peas.   This is a very popular curry that is regularly made in many households due to how quick it is and… read more.

Coconut Sago Pudding with Palm Sugar Syrup (Sago Gula Melaka)

Coconut Sago Pudding with Palm Sugar Syrup (Sago Gula Melaka)

Moreish pearls of sago in creamy lush coconut milk sweetened with an earthy caramel like palm sugar syrup. This beautiful dessert is a very popular Malaysian classic, quick and easy to make and just so deliciously beautiful. Before I tell you about this gorgeous dessert,… read more.