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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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 to 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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Coronation Chicken

Coronation Chicken

The date: 2nd June 1953 Britain was celebrating the Queen’s Coronation. For the first time, people were able to watch the Coronation at home, in front of their television sets.  The typical English weather joined in on the celebrations by delivering bucketfuls of rain. But it wasn’t enough to stop people from celebrating.  Thousands had […]

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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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Garlic Chipotle Tomato Soup with Sumac Jalapeno Avocado Toast

Distractions in the kitchen create accidental dishes. I was happily boiling a pot of fresh tomato soup when my husband arrived with a box full of fresh groceries. I only sent him out to get some milk, so it was inevitable I was going to receive a bit more than I asked for. Why do […]

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