Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali to everyone celebrating! May your day be filled with lots of light, happiness and delicious food. Today is a day to put on your best clothes and gather with friends and family to enjoy an evening of feasting and fireworks. We would traditionally enjoy a meal of rice, lentil and vegetable curries, fried…

Diwali Preparations

I love this time of year. When the days get darker and the crisp Autumn air hits your face. The trees look so beautiful with its leaves transitioning from green to orange and red. It also means that Diwali is coming up and that means a celebration of delicious food, lights and music. Diwali is…

Birthday Cake!

Did somebody say cake? It was my daughters 2nd birthday yesterday. Two years have flown past. I know everybody says they grow up quick but gosh I didn’t realise it was this quick. My little one is now the boss of the house. From the moment we wake up it’s all go, hopping from one…

Urad Daal (Black Lentil Daal)

I hope you’ve all had a great bank holiday weekend. What is going on with the weather? Snow in April? Now I’ve seen it all. Bring back the sun please, I’m cold. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been over indulging the past few days. As lovely as it was, I now crave some simple…

Happy Mother’s Day :)

Happy Mother’s Day to all Mums! Even though we are still in lockdown and may not be with our loved ones this Sunday, let’s take comfort in knowing we will hopefully be with our nearest and dearest very soon. At least we have technology to connect us 🙂 For those of you who know me…

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…

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…