Spicy Mixed Nuts

At any party, nuts are a good option to have and there are many different varieties that go down well with drinks. I recently came up with this version during the summer - a spicy and sour mix of three different nuts. Normally we used to deep fry the nuts first and then add the... Continue Reading →

Chilli Paneer

I was first introduced to this dish after marriage when we would go to Indian restaurant/pubs with friends and family. My husband really likes this dish and can never get enough of it, so as per normal I tried to recreate the taste to what he likes. A little bit of trial and error, and... Continue Reading →

Table Decorations / Settings

Food is about the balance of flavours, colours and textures, it should be a visual treat! What helps with this sometimes is the way in which we present the food. In the Indian tradition we are always taught to be the perfect hosts and share our food and hospitality with all that come to our... Continue Reading →

Arabian Flowers

This is the perfect, healthy and wow biscuit, it only has a few ingredients and no sugar or butter.  I had learnt to make Arabian Flowers over the spring time when one of my husband's cousins was getting married. Leading up to the wedding, a variety of food was made at their home for all... Continue Reading →

Char grilled vegetable wraps

A few years back I had tried a shop bought wrap, which was the only vegetarian option available in that shop. It had a wonderful combination of vegetables - capsicums, sweet potato, onion etc. So as per normal I tried to re-create my own version. At first I used vegetables that I would have cooked,... Continue Reading →

Dabeli (Potato Burger )

I love spicy food that has a mouth watering tangy, savour flavour and there are many Indian fast foods which comes under such category. The best way to describe dabeli is it's a kind of Indian style vegetarian burger made with potatoes. It is an Indian street food mostly eaten in the state of Gujarat... Continue Reading →

Parsnip and Red Capsicum Curry

When my son was weaning, one of my sister-in-laws told me that parsnips are a good food to introduce him to because they are a slightly sweet and nutty flavour.  My son loved them just boiled and mashed. Then just to introduce a bit of flavour and colour, I started adding red capsicums as they... Continue Reading →

Jam Filled Cookies

Since my son started going to his Montessori school, I have tried to make a routine of baking on Wednesday. Lately that has been a bit tricky but last week he told me he wanted to eat these. He had them originally over the summer and really enjoyed them so I decided to make some... Continue Reading →

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