Recent Recipes

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.

Mocha cake with a Coffee Glaze

Mocha cake with a Coffee Glaze

Decadently rich & beautifully soft chocolate cake with a hint of coffee which is further intensified with a drizzle of deliciously aromatic coffee glaze. Coffee for me is like a delicious cup of nectar that I NEED first thing in the morning and there are… read more.

Spicy Zinger Chicken Strips

Spicy Zinger Chicken Strips

These spicy chicken strips are beautifully crisp on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside with little bursts of crushed red chilli. Seriously so so moreish and just finger lickingly delicious! Growing up this was one of my brothers and my favourite things… read more.

Turkish Red Pepper & Tomato Bulgar Wheat Pilaf

Turkish Red Pepper & Tomato Bulgar Wheat Pilaf

Beautifully nutty bulgar slowly cooked in a freshly made red pepper and tomato puree and delicately spiced with cinnamon and cumin and a hint of Aleppo pepper. Bulgar has to be one of my favourite grains. There is something so delicious about their slight nuttiness… read more.

Cornbread Muffins

Cornbread Muffins

Easy to make cornbread muffins that have a subtle sweetness and are buttery soft and fluffy and just melt in your mouth delicious. I still remember the first time I ever had a cornbread muffin, this was nearly 15 years ago on a holiday to… read more.