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okra curry

  As you can see, I’ve had my hands pretty full recently… This curry from the wonderful Prashad cookbook has become an absolute life saver – I find myself purchasing okra on a weekly basis just to make it, and

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okra curry

  As you can see, I’ve had my hands pretty full recently… This curry from the wonderful Prashad cookbook has become an absolute life saver – I find myself purchasing okra on a weekly basis just to make it, and

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Makdous

    If like me, you’re a bit of a pickle fanatic, you will adore makdous. Baby aubergines stuffed with a mixture of walnuts, chilli, pepper and garlic, pickled in vinegar until tangy and then submerged in olive oil until

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Makdous

    If like me, you’re a bit of a pickle fanatic, you will adore makdous. Baby aubergines stuffed with a mixture of walnuts, chilli, pepper and garlic, pickled in vinegar until tangy and then submerged in olive oil until

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miso caramel and toasted coconut sundaes

salty, sweet, creamy and deeply umami – miso caramel is nothing new, but it does taste shockingly good poured hot over cold vanilla ice cream and topped with toasted coconut. It’s fantastically easy to make and I can’t believe I’ve

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miso caramel and toasted coconut sundaes

salty, sweet, creamy and deeply umami – miso caramel is nothing new, but it does taste shockingly good poured hot over cold vanilla ice cream and topped with toasted coconut. It’s fantastically easy to make and I can’t believe I’ve

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broad bean, orzo and preserved lemon salad with brazil nut pesto

The taste of purest summer (even if it is a bit schizo and drizzly out there). Especially good with a bit of grilled dsalmon on the side.  Lunch box leftovers an added bonus. FOR THE SALAD broad beans podded and

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broad bean, orzo and preserved lemon salad with brazil nut pesto

The taste of purest summer (even if it is a bit schizo and drizzly out there). Especially good with a bit of grilled dsalmon on the side.  Lunch box leftovers an added bonus. FOR THE SALAD broad beans podded and

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doughnuts

Justin Gellatly is the genius behind those doughnuts from St John’s bakery. I was lucky enough to take part in one of his baking classes at the bread ahead bakery in Borough and can confirm that his book  “bread, cake,

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doughnuts

Justin Gellatly is the genius behind those doughnuts from St John’s bakery. I was lucky enough to take part in one of his baking classes at the bread ahead bakery in Borough and can confirm that his book  “bread, cake,

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paneer skewers with kitchuri

Like most Bengali kids, I grew up wolfing down bowls of kitchuri. I didn’t really care about the wonderful vitamins and protein involved, just those delicious toasty grains – I find the smell of this cooking so very comforting and

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paneer skewers with kitchuri

Like most Bengali kids, I grew up wolfing down bowls of kitchuri. I didn’t really care about the wonderful vitamins and protein involved, just those delicious toasty grains – I find the smell of this cooking so very comforting and

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cucumber, rose and mint ice cream

  A deeply refreshing way to combat all this humidity and super easy to make. Don’t expect any big, bolshy in your face flavours, this is all subtlety and lightness. I’ve found it surprisingly hard to find ice cream in

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cucumber, rose and mint ice cream

  A deeply refreshing way to combat all this humidity and super easy to make. Don’t expect any big, bolshy in your face flavours, this is all subtlety and lightness. I’ve found it surprisingly hard to find ice cream in