Monthly Archives: March 2009

Profiteroles with Passionfruit Creme

I found this recipe from Ed Baines on the UKTV Food website, but have tweaked it a bit with the addition of banana liqueur. I wanted to make my friend Jess something special for her birthday, and decided to spend

Profiteroles with Passionfruit Creme

I found this recipe from Ed Baines on the UKTV Food website, but have tweaked it a bit with the addition of banana liqueur. I wanted to make my friend Jess something special for her birthday, and decided to spend

Mustard Seed Greens

This is a recipe from Madhur Jaffrey -delicately spiced cabbage is cooked down with onions until almost caramelised. It’s healthy, quick, delicious and cheap and goes exceptionally well with rice and dhal or perhaps a garlicky tomato salad.

Mustard Seed Greens

This is a recipe from Madhur Jaffrey -delicately spiced cabbage is cooked down with onions until almost caramelised. It’s healthy, quick, delicious and cheap and goes exceptionally well with rice and dhal or perhaps a garlicky tomato salad.

Keema Lamb

I love Madhur Jaffrey as her recipes are every bit as good as my mum’s; however, whilst my mum never measures anything, Madhur’s recipes are all quantified – this is good news to a pedantic “cooking by numbers” sort like

Keema Lamb

I love Madhur Jaffrey as her recipes are every bit as good as my mum’s; however, whilst my mum never measures anything, Madhur’s recipes are all quantified – this is good news to a pedantic “cooking by numbers” sort like

Mussels with Perry, Cream and Peas

Mussels contain higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids than any other shellfish. They’re also cheap, delicious and cooked like this can create a meal in minutes. I find that Perry makes a nice change to the cider traditionally used. Remember

Mussels with Perry, Cream and Peas

Mussels contain higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids than any other shellfish. They’re also cheap, delicious and cooked like this can create a meal in minutes. I find that Perry makes a nice change to the cider traditionally used. Remember

Bengali Tomato Salsa (aka Tomato Bortha)

                                      This is my modern take on a gutsy Bengali tomato salad. There are lots of big flavours so use the ripest

Bengali Tomato Salsa (aka Tomato Bortha)

                                      This is my modern take on a gutsy Bengali tomato salad. There are lots of big flavours so use the ripest

Smoked Aubergine Dip or Baigun Bortha

            In Bangladesh charred and mashed aubergine or “baigun bortha” is often eaten with rice and fish as a side dish, and is similar to the Middle Eastern Baba Ganoush. Smoky and creamy it also

Smoked Aubergine Dip or Baigun Bortha

            In Bangladesh charred and mashed aubergine or “baigun bortha” is often eaten with rice and fish as a side dish, and is similar to the Middle Eastern Baba Ganoush. Smoky and creamy it also

TFC Or Tandoori Fried Chicken

I dreamt about this one night and woke up feeling elated. In my dream I imagined a free-range organic chain to rival those poultry death camps so prolific on our every high street. A lot of tandoori chicken recipes use

TFC Or Tandoori Fried Chicken

I dreamt about this one night and woke up feeling elated. In my dream I imagined a free-range organic chain to rival those poultry death camps so prolific on our every high street. A lot of tandoori chicken recipes use