Happy Holi!

Today marks the Hindu festival of Holi, the festival of colour! Holi celebrates good over evil and in India is celebrated by lighting bonfires and play fighting with coloured powders and water. I’ve always dreamed of celebrating Holi in India, it looks like so much fun! All I see in Bollywood movies is streets packed…

Aloo and Spinach Paratha

There’s something quite special about comfort food and how it can take you back to a certain time in your life. It can spark the fondest of memories and transport you back to a happy place. To me, food can awaken the senses; the smell, the taste and the sight of a dish can ignite…

Roasted Sweet Potato, Feta and Walnut Salad

Who says salads are just for summer? I love a salad but prefer something warm during these colder days. And after indulging too much recently with Diwali and birthdays, I could do with something a little bit lighter. This is a great mid week meal and is hardly even a recipe, it’s more of a…

Grilled Asparagus

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Chipotle Veggie Chilli Con Carne

I absolutely love Mexican food but sometimes get a little bored with the same old combinations. This veggie chilli con carne is certainly not boring and is definitely one to try. Spicy, smokey and hearty, this chilli is made with mixed beans and vegetables and therefore super healthy too (unless you top it with too…

Sunday Slow Cooked Lamb Stew

Everyone loves a lazy Sunday, or at least a Sunday when you are not slaving away in the kitchen all day long. To me its a day to catch up on everything that I don’t get to do during the week and to find time to take a long walk by the canal, bake a…

The secret to super smooth Hummus!

Yes that’s right. I have the secret! Although it’s not quite a secret, as it’s all over the internet but I recently discovered a small but vital tip to smooth hummus. I often eat really smooth hummus in Turkish or Lebanese restaurants and cannot get enough of it. I love this creamy dip that goes…

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…