Featured Recipes

Chilled Cucumber Dill Mint Soup with Feta and Red Onion

Chilled Cucumber Dill Mint Soup with Feta and Red Onion

This cold cucumber dill mint soup with feta and red onion recipe is the perfect summer cooling. The superb pairing of cucumber, Greek yoghurt and fresh herbs in a super easy and quick recipe, ready in just 10 minutes but best served chilled for 8 […]

Sourdough Starter and Homemade Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Starter and Homemade Sourdough Bread

Just like any other Portuguese person, I absolutely love bread and especially stone baked with a dark almost burnt thick crust. For so many years I did not realize how privileged I was, having a wood-fired oven at home and being able to bake homemade bread […]

Tandoori Paneer Tikka at Home

Tandoori Paneer Tikka at Home

The nice warm weather in the UK at the moment invites for a barbecue outside in the garden, but this paneer tikka recipe can also be made using a traditional oven if you don’t have a tandoori or a barbecue grill. Paneer tikka is usually […]

3 Decadent Vegan Dark Chocolate Snack Bars Recipes

3 Decadent Vegan Dark Chocolate Snack Bars Recipes

This early May bank holiday weekend I went on a full on dark chocolate bars frenzy! Not to worry, we are still health conscious over here, all of this 3 decadent vegan chocolate snack bars recipes have all of the dark chocolate goodness without any refined […]

Tea Time Lemon Lavender Polenta Cake

Tea Time Lemon Lavender Polenta Cake

This lovely Lemon Lavender Polenta Cake reminds me of the summer walks. Here in England in almost every house garden there are lavender plants. When in bloom release an intensely sweet and relaxing aroma. The most commonly used lavender in cooking is, in fact, the […]

Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

I always find Italian baked dishes very comforting. Gratin spinach ravioli, baked gnocchi or a vegetarian lasagna recipe are my favourite Italian food winter warmers. Pair it with a simple mixed leaf salad, a glass of a good red wine, a scrumptious dessert and you will be […]

Vegetarian Snacks Platter | Bread, Crackers, Pastries and Dipping Sauces

Vegetarian Snacks Platter | Bread, Crackers, Pastries and Dipping Sauces

Calling all snack food fans, here it is a vegetarian snacks platter. Perfect for a Friday evening movie at home, or a weekend picnic. One of my favourite savoury snacks on this vegetarian platter are the gram flour crackers. Gram flour is gluten-free and rich […]

Greek Salad With Edible Flowers, Andrea’s Recipe

Greek Salad With Edible Flowers, Andrea’s Recipe

This is the first guest recipe post, introducing Andrea’s Greek salad with edible flowers.  Andreas Kamarias is a chef I had the pleasure to work with and a friend. This post is a tribute to his genuine friendship. Team Andreia & Andreas Andreas and I worked […]

Vegan Brownies Recipe gluten-free and easy to make

Vegan Brownies Recipe gluten-free and easy to make

This is a Gluten-free and vegan brownies recipe using sunflower seeds, maple syrup and cocoa powder. I developed this recipe to satisfy my chocolate cravings in a healthier way. I don’t follow a vegan diet and still, this is now my favourite brownie recipe. I […]

Vegetarian Sushi Rolls Recipes to Make at Home

Vegetarian Sushi Rolls Recipes to Make at Home

Making Vegetarian Sushi Rolls at Home is quick and easy! Read the guide to get familiar with the ingredients and the classic sushi preparation techniques. About the Sushi Rice It is said that 60% of the sushi flavour is due to the sushi rice. The […]

Chana Dal Recipe | Vegan Dal Instant Pot

Chana Dal Recipe | Vegan Dal Instant Pot

Chana Dal or Bengal gram is the name of the lentil on this North Indian Chana dal Recipe. A healthy and delicious everyday dish perfect served with roti or steamed basmati rice. Slightly heavier than the simple yellow dal recipe where I use different types […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tasty and Simple Dhokla Recipe | Vegan Savoury Indian Snack

Tasty and Simple Dhokla Recipe | Vegan Savoury Indian Snack

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 vegan savoury cake, tempered with green chillies and curry leaves. It is perfect at almost any […]

Easy to Make Poha Recipe | Vegan and Gluten-Free Indian Breakfast

Easy to Make Poha Recipe | Vegan and Gluten-Free Indian Breakfast

Poha is a popular breakfast/snack dish made of flattened rice flakes, 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 and other forms of garnishes for the […]

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 […]

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 and this is my favourite recipe. […]