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Pecan and Hazelnut Granola Recipe

Pecan and Hazelnut Granola Recipe

I always make granola at home, it’s one more of the bites I have with my coffee while working, or I mix with yoghurt and fruits for a second breakfast. This granola recipe is quick and easy to make, you can experiment with it and […]

Gluten Free Molten Chocolate Cake

Gluten Free Molten Chocolate Cake

This is an absolutely scrumptious gluten free molten chocolate cake recipe, I make it often because it only takes 15 minutes to prepare plus the baking time. I have other recipes but this one is my favourite because it doesn’t call for any additional sugar. It’s […]

Crunchy Date and Nut Energy Balls

Crunchy Date and Nut Energy Balls

This Date and Nut Energy balls recipe is a delicious option for a healthier snack, I have them as midmorning snack and it keeps me going until lunchtime. The sweetness from the dates goes just perfect with a nice cup of black coffee, keep them […]

The Best Vegetarian Quesadillas Recipe with Guacamole, Nachos & Tomato Salsa

The Best Vegetarian Quesadillas Recipe with Guacamole, Nachos & Tomato Salsa

This is my absolute favourite vegetarian quesadillas recipe, ready in 15 minutes, it’s perfect to have on a movie night. The balance of this quesadilla recipe comes from using a mix of cheddar and mozzarella rather than just cheddar. Significantly reduces the fat content the […]

Stollen Recipe | German Dried Fruit & Nuts Bread

Stollen Recipe | German Dried Fruit & Nuts Bread

Stollen recipe, a traditional German bread made with candied peel, dried fruit, nuts and brandy. Very popular across Europe on the Christmas season it is the perfect festive treat. This time I kept the traditional shape, the marzipan log and the simple icing sugar decorations. […]

Crispy Karele Ki Sabzi Recipe | Indian Spiced Bitter Gourd

Crispy Karele Ki Sabzi Recipe | Indian Spiced Bitter Gourd

The first time I had Karele (bitter gourd) I didn’t like it at all, Its very strong bitter flavour is an acquired taste. There are important steps in order to make this a very tasty vegetable dish. Nowadays Karele ki Sabzi Recipe is one of […]

Aloo Methi Recipe | Spiced Potatoes & Fenugreek

Aloo Methi Recipe | Spiced Potatoes & Fenugreek

Aloo Methi Recipe, an Indian vegetable everyday dish with potatoes, fresh fenugreek leaves and spices. A quick and easy recipe full of flavour and packed with iron naturally present in the fresh fenugreek.   ALOO METHI RECIPE WITH STEP BY STEP PHOTOS:     LOOKING FOR […]

Methi Mattar Malai Recipe | Peas & Fenugreek Curry

Methi Mattar Malai Recipe | Peas & Fenugreek Curry

This Methi Mattar Malai Recipe uses fresh fenugreek, peas and cream. It has a smooth texture and a very aromatic and delicate flavour due to the use of cashews and cream in the gravy in addition to the use of whole spices such as cardamom, cinnamon […]

Dum Aloo Recipe | Potatoes in Tomato & Yoghurt Gravy

Dum Aloo Recipe | Potatoes in Tomato & Yoghurt Gravy

Dum Aloo is a very rich and particular Indian curry. A hot and tangy dish as the result of the number of spices used along with the addition of yoghurt. In this dum aloo recipe, boiled and shallow fried potatoes, simmer in a spiced tomato […]

Gobi Paratha Recipe | Spiced Cauliflower Flatbread

Gobi Paratha Recipe | Spiced Cauliflower Flatbread

Simple and easy Gobi Paratha Recipe for a quick and healthy breakfast or lunch. This spiced cauliflower Indian stuffed flatbread is traditionally eaten for breakfast or lunch and served with yoghurt and pickle. In some occasions, I serve them with fried green chillies in addition to the […]

Aromatic Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Aromatic Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Biryani is one of the most fragrant Indian dishes, due to its ingredients that include cardamom, mint and saffron. This vegetable biryani recipe list of ingredients is extensive but it is all worth it at the moment of tasting this dish.   Tips to make […]

Vegan Aubergine Curry Recipe with Tamarind & Coconut

Vegan Aubergine Curry Recipe with Tamarind & Coconut

Vegan Aubergine Curry Recipe. Pan fried aubergine chunks simmered in a coconut, tamarind and peanut gravy. Comforting and fulfilling, this amazing aubergine curry is the perfect winter warmer. Serve it with freshly steamed basmati rice. I’ve tried this dish on a weekend when I was […]

Aloo Gobi Recipe | Spiced Potatoes and Cauliflower

Aloo Gobi Recipe | Spiced Potatoes and Cauliflower

This Aloo Gobi Recipe is an Indian spiced dry vegetable stew with cauliflower, potato and tomato. Its yellow colour is due to the use of turmeric along with other spices.  A very easy and quick preparation makes this a perfect quick lunch idea, it’s usually […]

Lightly Spiced Bhindi Ki Sabzi Recipe | Indian Spiced Okra

Lightly Spiced Bhindi Ki Sabzi Recipe | Indian Spiced Okra

A lot of the curries that use bhindi tend to either mask its flavour with spice or using bhindi just as one of the vegetables (think aloo bhindi for example). I like this bhindi ki sabzi recipe because it is lightly spiced and helps to […]

Delicious and Quick Chilli Paneer Recipe | Indian Cottage Cheese Stir Fry

Delicious and Quick Chilli Paneer Recipe | Indian Cottage Cheese Stir Fry

Chilli Paneer has to be one of my most favourite Indian food starters – it tastes absolutely delicious and is super easy to make. It is also one of the quickest starters you can whip up if you need to make something in a hurry. It […]

Bombay Style Pav Bhaji Recipe | Vegetables in Tomato & Butter Gravy

Bombay Style Pav Bhaji Recipe | Vegetables in Tomato & Butter Gravy

Bombay (or Mumbai as it is now called) is home to authentic Pav Bhaji and I was lucky enough to have this pav bhaji recipe handed to me by an authentic Mumbaikar, and it is absolutely delicious! Pav is the bread that accompanies the bhaji. […]

Malai Paneer Recipe | Indian Cheese in Tomato & Cream Gravy

Malai Paneer Recipe | Indian Cheese in Tomato & Cream Gravy

Malai paneer recipe, soft paneer cubes simmered in a lightly spiced tomato and cream gravy. This curry is very quick and easy to make and the taste is smooth and creamy. In tomato based curries it is very important that you use fresh ripe tomatoes, […]

Vegan Quinoa Black Bean Burger Recipe

Vegan Quinoa Black Bean Burger Recipe

I’ve tried many recipes but, this vegan quinoa black bean burger recipe is my favourite of the patties.  In some of the recipes I’ve tried, the patty would not hold its shape or would be too dry. Putting all of the efforts making the patties […]

Goldilocks Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Goldilocks Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies should be chewy and full of flavour – thats in my rule book. This general philosophy has held me in good stead because it justifies the calories in a cookie 🙂 These Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of the classics, and […]

Restaurant Style Delicious Paneer Butter Masala

Restaurant Style Delicious Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer is a staple for vegetarians in India not only because it’s so tasty but also because it’s a great source of protein. I find the many many variations of paneer absolutely fascinating and this richy variation of paneer in a creamy sauce is my […]

Mattar Masala Paneer | Indian Cottage Cheese & Peas Curry

Mattar Masala Paneer | Indian Cottage Cheese & Peas Curry

  Mattar Masala Paneer, Indian curry with soft paneer cubes and peas simmered in a rich tomato and onion gravy. This Punjabi dish is quick and easy to make and requires simple ingredients and spices. I make it very often in the winter because it […]

Broccoli, Asparagus, Mushroom Rice with Caramelized Onions and Cashews

Broccoli, Asparagus, Mushroom Rice with Caramelized Onions and Cashews

I was getting tired of making fried rice with a soya sauce base and decided to go rogue and this fantastic Broccoli, Asparagus, Mushroom Rice was the result. It is a delicious lunchtime treat that is balanced for nutrition and flavour. And oh, did I […]

Sicilian Caponata Recipe – A Classic Italian Starter

Sicilian Caponata Recipe – A Classic Italian Starter

This Sicilian caponata recipe is my absolute favourite topping for a garlic toasted ciabatta slice. Caponata is a sweet and sour Italian vegetable stew eaten hot or cold. The main ingredients are aubergine, celery, bell peppers and capers. Occasionally if I have a lot of vegetables […]

Garlic Kale Pasta with Chilli Flakes

Garlic Kale Pasta with Chilli Flakes

This garlic kale pasta with chilli flakes must be one of the quickest dishes I pull on my morning for his lunchbox. Can get it ready in literally 20 minutes, and it’s just so good. Kale is packed with Vitamin K, and it pairs so well […]

Italian Aubergine Parmigiana Recipe

Italian Aubergine Parmigiana Recipe

I love aubergine dishes and baked meals in the winter, so this Parmigiana recipe is just perfect for me. Be generous with the mozzarella and parmesan style cheese on it. I know many people you would only make this dish for special occasions, such as a […]

Tasty and Simple Dhokla Recipe

Tasty and Simple Dhokla Recipe

Dhokla recipe, a delicious vegan Indian snack from the state of Gujarat in India and a staple in most houses in western India. It is a steamed chickpea flour savoury cake, tempered with green chillies and curry leaves. It is perfect at almost any time […]

Delicious Restaurant Style Chole

Delicious Restaurant Style Chole

Chole or spicy chickpeas are one of the most iconic Indian curries that you would find in almost every Indian restaurant. It is a favourite in Northern India and has become popular not just in that part of India but throughout the country. Spices make […]

Nutritious and Delicious Mixed Yellow Dal Recipe

Nutritious and Delicious Mixed Yellow Dal Recipe

Dal or cooked lentils are a staple part of the meal in most Indian households. Yellow dal recipe is nutritious and packed full of protein, and this recipe makes use of 3 types of yellow lentils. The process is simple and can be used for […]

Easy to Make Poha Recipe | Indian Flaked Rice Breakfast

Easy to Make Poha Recipe | Indian Flaked Rice Breakfast

Poha is a popular breakfast / snack dish that is served in various parts of India. Variations of this simple recipe include batata poha (with boiled potatoes) and kanda poha (with onions). Then there are regional variations, in the form of garnishes for the dish, […]

Deliciously Crunchy Onion Pakoras or Onion Bhajji’s

Deliciously Crunchy Onion Pakoras or Onion Bhajji’s

Savoury snacks are my favourite indulgence and the Indian versions which are generically fritters like these ones called pakoras are the perfect balance of a comforting snack with delicate spice flavours. Onion pakoras (or bhajji’s as they are called in the UK) are delicious as a […]

Malai Kofta | Potato & Paneer Fritters in Tomato Gravy

Malai Kofta | Potato & Paneer Fritters in Tomato Gravy

Malai Kofta, a vegetarian Indian curry with spiced potato, grated paneer and cashew fritters in a tomato and cream gravy. It is a delicately spiced dish that uses aromatic spices such as cardamom and garam masala. This Punjabi curry is a special occasions dish due to its richness […]

The Most Delicious Dark Chocolate Brownie Ever

The Most Delicious Dark Chocolate Brownie Ever

The chocolate brownie is one of my favourite indulgences of all time. Rich, succulent and a melt in your mouth texture are the words that come to mind when describing this recipe for the most delicious chocolate brownies you will ever make. There are countless […]

Pasta alla Norma | Aubergine & Salty Ricotta Pasta

Pasta alla Norma | Aubergine & Salty Ricotta Pasta

This Pasta alla Norma recipe, crispy aubergine, a rich tomato sauce and that little peek of salt from the salty ricotta makes this pasta, perfect idea for your lunchbox or a Saturday lunch. I came across this dish when I was in Italy getting my […]

The Simplest and Fastest Kaju Katli Recipe You’ll Ever Try

The Simplest and Fastest Kaju Katli Recipe You’ll Ever Try

Kaju Katli’s are little pick-me-up delights that you can seriously overeat if you are of the weak self-control disposition like me. They are delicious, nutty, full of flavour and they just melt in your mouth! Indian sweets are traditional during festivals or weddings, but don’t […]

Mom’s Delicious Besan Ladoo Recipe

Mom’s Delicious Besan Ladoo Recipe

Besan ladoo’s are little pieces of heavenly delight that are almost impossible to stop eating once you get hooked. They are Chickpea Flour & Cardamom flavoured Indian Sweets and are amongst my most favourite type of sweets! I like my sweets to be balanced in flavour […]

Radicchio, Blue cheese Walnut Salad with pan fried pears and balsamic glaze

Radicchio, Blue cheese Walnut Salad with pan fried pears and balsamic glaze

Radicchio, Blue cheese walnut salad with pan-fried pears & balsamic glaze recipe. All the healthy benefits from the radicchio in a super tasty salad that also looks amazing, perfect to impress the guests. The first time I have tasted this leaf vegetable with white-veined red […]

Palak Paneer Recipe | Indian Cheese & Spinach Curry

Palak Paneer Recipe | Indian Cheese & Spinach Curry

Palak paneer recipe, an Indian curry with soft cubes of cheese simmered in a mildly spiced spinach gravy. All of the spinach benefits in an easy to make and absolutely delicious Indian curry. It is one of my favourite Indian dishes, I’ve tried many alternatives some with […]