Celeriac Chips

Celeriac Chips

I love chips and could eat them all day long but as I am trying to keep the weight off, I need to look for healthier alternatives to fulfill my cravings… so, you can imagine my delight when I turned on the TV and found someone raving on...

Happy Chinese New Year: Custard Buns

Happy Chinese New Year: Custard Buns

Kung Hei Fat Choi to you all (Happy New Year). May this year bring you happiness, wealth and luck! 2013 marks the year of the snake and to celebrate I have baked a batch of custard buns.It is a light and fluffy bread, which has a delicious silky...

Saag

Saag

Mid-January marks Lohri, a festival celebrated in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himanchal Pradesh and Jammu. It is traditionally associated with the end of winter and the harvesting of rabi (winter) crops. These crops include wheat, barley, mustard and...

Mince Pie Samosas

Mince Pie Samosas

When I think of Christmas I picture mince pies with mulled wine, stuffed birds and pigs in blanket, the smell of chestnuts roasting on an open fire and the sight of children playing in the snow. In our house we traditionally serve mince pies on...

Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark makes a great gift to take with you at parties, put in a hamper or serve when friends come over. It is easy to make, all you have to do is melt your favourite chocolate bar (I use Lindt) and add whatever flavours take your...

Murgh Malai Tikka

Murgh Malai Tikka

Murg malai tikka is one of my favourite chicken dishes. I believe the origin of this dish can be traced back to the Mughal Empire, which ruled the Indian subcontinent during the 16th and 17th century. Mughlai cuisine has a strong Persian...

Diwali Special: Seviyan

Diwali Special: Seviyan

Happy Diwali to you all and I wish you a prosperous year ahead! For those of you that don’t know, Diwali is the celebration of the triumph of ‘good over evil.’ The auspicious occassion is celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs...