Turmeric Semolina Halwa

Sometimes you cook something that you have grown up with, and don’t realise how good it is until you take a picture and post it on facebook. Well, that’s what has happened with me today! My grandma always made us what she called Sheera, whenever anyone had a cold or was feeling weak in the winter. […]

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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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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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Corn Roti

Yellow roti, as I grew up calling it, was a family favourite that only my grandma could make perfectly. It’s something I was always apprehensive about cooking myself and I procrastinated for years before I eventually tackled the Yellow roti demon. It wasn’t too bad and once I had the technique perfected, they turned out […]

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