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Mexican Vegetable Stew

Mexican Vegetable Stew

When eating vegan, Mexican is my go-to cuisine. Below i share a mid-week treat for the family, or a perfect lunchbox filler. Print Vegan Mexican Stew Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 30 mins   Course: Main Course Cuisine: Mexican Servings: […]

Pulled Peking Duck Legs

Pulled Peking Duck Legs

Here’s another recipe from my time working at a Chinese restaurant. My favorite thing about eating Chinese food is the starters and sides… and peking duck is the #1 starter for me.  Print Pulled Peking Duck Legs Ingredients 2 duck legs 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp […]

Jollof Chips / Fries

Jollof Chips / Fries

Print Joloff Chips Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 45 mins   Servings: 2 Ingredients Oven chips 1 onion 1 chopped green chilli 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 tsp oil Instructions Cook the […]

Chocolate & Lime Pie

Chocolate & Lime Pie

The flavor combination was inspired by my partners love for the traditional sweets ‘chocolate limes’. One of his favorite deserts is key lime pie; and mine is always something chocolate based. So this time we tried a chocolate and lime pie – and we were not […]

Dominos Style Pizza

Dominos Style Pizza

Print Dominos Style Pizza Dough Recipe Servings: 6 people Ingredients For dough: 2 cups warm water 1 sachet instant yeast 3 tbsp honey 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 5 cups white flour 1/2 cup oil vegetable, olive or sunflower 1/2 cup course […]

Perfectly Risen Yorkshire Puddings

Perfectly Risen Yorkshire Puddings

A traditional English roast dinner is not complete without Yorkshire puddings. I do not limit yorkshire puddings to roast beef alone; instead I make them with any meat I cook. I am from a northern family of Yorkshire pudding LOVERS; the four of us could […]

Salt and Pepper Chips

Salt and Pepper Chips

Salt and pepper chips are one of my favorite things to get at a Chinese takeaway. Here’s a quick and easy way to make the delicious side dish at home, using oven chips and fresh chilli.  I worked in a chinese restauraunt a few years […]

Baked Wholegrain Samosas

Baked Wholegrain Samosas

Vegetable samosas are one of my favorite snacks. I love to make them when guests are coming over, or we’re having a lazy weekend around the house and want something nice to nibble on. Samosas are not always very healthy though; usually made with white dough […]

Aromatic Pilau Rice

Aromatic Pilau Rice

Pilau rice is the most common rice we come across in indian restaurants. A mildly spiced rice which is the perfect side to our favourite curries. Below I share my favourite recipe for making pilau rice in a rice cooker. Print Aromatic Pilau Rice | Rice […]

Parsi Rice

Parsi Rice

Parsi rice is one of my favorite rice recipes. Here I share how to make it quickly and easily with a rice cooker, without compromising on flavour. Putting an additional 10 minutes of effort into making the perfect rice to match your dish really does […]

Chicken Dhansak

Chicken Dhansak

Dhansak is an iconic dish from the Parsi community, reserved mostly for sunday dinners. It’s a dish associated with family gatherings and comfort – no wonder it’s also made it’s way it’s way onto most Indian restaurant menus, and our hearts.  Dhansak is the perfect combination of […]

Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway

Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway

Here’s a great recipe for a healthy, sweet and sour chicken. Pineapple and honey provides the sweet kick to the dish, whilst garlic, soy and rice wine vinegar add the sour elements. This dish is extremely moorish, fruity and loved by the whole family. Serve […]