Archive of ‘Recipe’ category

Gujarati Style Dal – healthy Indian comfort food

Gujarati DalDal, soupy fragrant lentils, and Bhartt, basmati rice, is probably what most Indian people will tell you is their absolute comfort food. The dal varies from region to region in India, thick or soupy, using different lentils or using sugar like Gujarati dal. Gujarati dal for rice is soupy and hot, sweet and sour all at the same time, a flavour combination you’ll find in a lot of Gujarati food. (more…)

Pear Crisps


Did you watch Sweets Made Simple? The couple behind the fabulous sweetie shop Hope and Greenwood had a whole series dedicated to making sweets, perfect TV. I loved watching it and the recipes seemed quite achievable, with the only extra gadget you’ll really need is a sugar thermometer.  (more…)

Sweetcorn Fritters

sweetcorn frittersSweetcorn fritters are so cheery! Bright yellow kernels flecked with chilli and spring onion fried until crisp and then served with a rainbow salad can make your kitchen feel summery whatever the temperature.


How to Eat a Healthy Lunch at Work

avocado tartineI’ve been working in offices for a long time and after a while it pays to get creative with what you eat in your lunch hour, to try and avoid unhealthy, expensive or disappointing lunches. Whether your office has a palatial kitchen with all the gadgets or just a small space with limited cutlery, you can create my lunches easily. (more…)

Warm Paneer Salad

BtATg2pIUAAVraH As it always is when returning from a holiday, I crave vegetables when we come back. We’ve just returned from 5 lovely days in Cornwall where we became very well acquainted with the local delicacies of proper fish and chips and clotted cream.


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