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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

I have decided to start creating some healthy, easy alternatives to takeaway favourites. I want all my fake-away dinners to be the kind of dishes you cook when you’ve got guests coming round and you want to serve a great dinner which everyone will enjoy, […]