Chicken Tikka Kebabs

The classic Chicken tikka kebabs are unique for each family, and the Chefs don’t really like sharing their secret recipes for these kebabs. Some do, but they always leave one essential ingredient out. These kebabs are as ‘old’ and traditional as they get, from North India and Pakistan, from the region that was called the […]

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Chana Masala from the streets of Delhi

My love for Delhi’s street food is well known, and I am forever trying to recreate these dishes at home. I can say without a doubt, that every time I have visited India, I have eaten food from the street vendors on each and every day that I was there. One favourite street food, that […]

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The Canadian Poutine

The Collins English Dictionary defines the word ‘Poutine’ as being of Canadian French in origin and meaning, “a dish of chipped potatoes topped with curd cheese and a tomato based sauce”. This is nothing like the Poutine that I have tasted, as the gravy sauce I have tasted is like brown gravy that goes very […]

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Minty Lemony Baked Courgettes

Boiling, blanching, sauteing vegetables are historically the preferred form of cooking our veggies as the ovens were used more for baking breads and meats. It wasn’t until around the 20th century that the Europeans started baking and roasting vegetables with the meats. But, using a cookie shoot to roast our vegetables is a fairly recent […]

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Oil Free Garlic Hummus

A literal translation of the word ‘Hummus‘ means chickpeas, in Arabic. This is a dish that is central to the middle eastern cuisine and is enjoyed all over the world. The historical origins of hummus, remain a mystery, as what we call hummus today is actually referred to as ‘Hummus bi Tahini’ in Arabic. That […]

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