Vegan Spaghetti Balls

The way I came to this recipe, was to try something new/different than the normal spaghetti. My father loves Spaghetti and I wanted to make it whilst they were staying with us, one spring a few years ago. Growing up we used to have spaghetti with a basic potato curry!! That was normal for us... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Paella

I was asked by my dear brother in-law some time back if there is such a thing as a vegetarian paella and I said yes just replace the meat or fish with vegetables.  I had never made it before but always enjoyed the passionate description given by TV chefs when they make or try paella.... Continue Reading →

Scrambled Tofu

Tofu is fairly recent regular addition to my kitchen /cooking. It is very similar to paneer, which is an Indian cheese that does not have any particular taste and can be used for sweet and savoury recipes. As a result I use tofu more regularly. It absorbs all the flavours and hence makes it very... Continue Reading →

Ants on Trees

When I was growing up in Malawi, we used to go to a Chinese restaurant and this was one of the items we used to always have. I don't know why it has this name but I guess that is part of the novelty of having this fun snack / starter / side dish. After... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian stir fry

When we first used to make stir fry or Chinese sweet & sour stir fry in Malawi, we would use specific vegetables (cabbage, french beans, carrots etc.) and make the sauce at home. We would have it either with plain rice or fried rice. Then when we came here we saw the supermarkets with pre... Continue Reading →

Savoury Filling

This is a very versatile mix that can be used in many combinations and different dishes.  I use this mix for a savoury pancake filling, pies, and wraps. It is a very easy recipe, the only effort is chopping the vegetables 🙂   Use your imagination and the possibilities are endless. I first had something... Continue Reading →

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