Gujarati Dhokla

Even though there are so many exciting recipes and cuisines out there to try, nothing beats the food you grew up on. The food that makes you happy and creates a sense of nostalgia. The food that takes you back home. My lovely Aunty sent me some homemade food the other day (abiding by social…

Homemade Tandoori Chicken

You don’t always need a tandoor oven to have great tasting tandoori chicken. Although if you do have one I would be highly impressed! And jealous. Can I come over? A tandoor oven is a traditional clay oven widely used in Indian cooking that cooks food at high temperatures over charcoal. It creates the most…

Breakfast Parathas

Breakfast Parathas on a Sunday morning is one of my best childhood memories. I would wake up to the smell of my Mum cooking them in the kitchen, and it would make me run down the stairs just so I could eat them hot off the fryer. Now every woman I know has a different…

Bored of Onion Bhajis? Try these!

Yes we all love onion bhajis in the UK but how many can we possibly eat? OK we can eat a lot but have you ever been tempted to try something different? These are potato bhajis and are super simple to make. They are incredibly crispy and can be a great snack or starter when you…

Friday Night Curry…Butter Chicken

With all this hype about how butter is now good for us, I couldn’t not cook butter chicken and share it with all you lovely people. Now I don’t know if butter is good for us, bad for us, or simply tormenting us but what I do know is that it’s delicious and seems to…

Diwali…The Festival of Light

Its Diwali! The time of lights, food and family! Diwali is a great festival that is celebrated all over the world, wherever you might find Indians! Of course it is a lot more grand in India, but us British Asians give it a good go! I was born and raised in England so I consider…

Unusual ingredients…Okra?!

It may be unusual to you, but to me I grew up eating Okra. I actually went through a mad phase of demanding my Mum to cook it once a week for me (is that weird?). My brother however is not a fan! I like to discover new ingredients whenever I can, otherwise I would…

Chapatis!

Chapatis are a staple food in our Indian culture and is found regularly in our homes. They are so easy to make (after a bit of practice) and taste great with all different types of curries. Dipped in lentil daal or used to dive into a spicy fish or chicken curry, chapatis are delicious. I remember…

Homemade Onion Bhaji’s

So I’ve been building up my portfolio and for me that means more cooking! I decided to stick to my roots and cook something from my background. So I thought what does everyone love to eat? The British tend to love onion bhaji’s so I thought I’d give it a go. I didn’t realise just…