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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Pita bread

It is no surprise that this widely popular Middle Eastern bread has been around for over 4000 years. It started off being used as an edible utensil to eat food in, and in a way we still use it that way when we load up our salads and kebabs inside these pockets. They are surprisingly […]

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Spicy Chicken Burrito

The first time I had a Burrito, was at Chiquitos in London back in the early 1990s. I thought it was amazing and one of the best things I had eaten. This belief was shattered within minutes after I tasted one in Texas and then in California. I do still love my Burritos from Mucho […]

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Spicy Chicken Meatloaf

5th Century: Romans made the meatloaf by chopping up pieces of meat, bread and adding some wine to it before baking it. In England, a┬áHaslet was a Pork version of the meatloaf made in Lincolnshire, using ground pork (heart, lungs, liver, stomach), sage, black pepper and cloves. A Welsh version, on the other hand used […]

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Butter Chicken

Clay pot Butter Chicken

My love for butter chicken started as a child and I inherited it from my grand father. He was fortunate enough to have enjoyed the original Murgh Makhani in Pakistan he moved┬áto Delhi with his family in 1947 after the India/Pakistan partition. He used to frequent the original Moti Mahal restaurant in Peshawar, and he […]

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