Month: March 2019

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.

East African Chicken & Coconut Curry (Kuku Paka)

East African Chicken & Coconut Curry (Kuku Paka)

East African marinated chicken in a lightly spiced coconut sauce. This is a rich and creamy curry from the coastal region of Kenya that combines the wonderful flavour of coconut milk with aromatic ground spices and marinated chicken.   My first memory of tasting kuku… read more.

Egyptian Rice with Lentils, Pasta & A Spiced Tomato Sauce (Koshari)

Egyptian Rice with Lentils, Pasta & A Spiced Tomato Sauce (Koshari)

Pure Egyptian comfort food of delicious rice mixed with earthy lentils and small bite size pasta, served with an aromatic lightly spiced tomato vinegar sauce and completed with crispy caramelized fried onions. There is a reason why this is Egypt’s national dish, its hearty healthy… read more.

Homemade Tamarind Paste

Homemade Tamarind Paste

Ridiculously easy and so full of flavour, you will never go back to shop bought after having tried homemade tamarind paste. Tamarind paste is used a lot in Indian, Pakistani and Thai cooking, and can also be found in Persian and Arabic cuisines as this… read more.

Baked Oreo Donuts

Baked Oreo Donuts

Deliciously light and soft donuts that have little pieces of moreish Oreo cookies baked into them and dipped in a luscious white chocolate and mascarpone glaze and sprinkled with Oreo dust. An indulgent treat for any Oreo fan! My little daughter is the biggest Oreo… read more.

Tamarind Juice

Tamarind Juice

Deliciously refreshing sweetly sour tamarind juice with earthy palm sugar and a hint of vanilla with optional addictively chewy tapioca pearls. This beautiful drink is commonly found in Arabian countries and in the Far East, and really is a deliciously unique drink. Growing up in… read more.

Prawn Pad Thai

Prawn Pad Thai

A delicious popular Thai classic of delicious flat noodles stir fried with prawns, eggs, bean sprouts, tofu and spring onions in a sweet and tangy sauce that has hints of chilli and delicate umami notes and topped off with earthy crushed peanuts. Each bite is… read more.