Tag: healthy

SLOPPY JOES (cooking video)

I would like to say for the record that I’m just an old carnivore when it comes to burgers! My burgers have to be meaty, cheesy and with a fresh and tangy crunch! You might remember the sloppy Joes I posted some time ago. It’s a super tasty and really quick to cook family dinner! […]

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SWEET POTATO FISH PIE

Sometimes it is the simplest flavours that produce the most impact. Today’s dinner certainly has that awe factor…. Fish pie also known as fisherman pie, is one of a classic British dish which tastes every bit as good as it looks and yet super easy to rustle up. Everyone loves a pie and this Sweet […]

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ONE-POT KEEMA PULAO (Minced Lamb with Rice)

I have just cooked my delicious and super quick dinner! The Keema Pulao or Qeema Pulao. A comforting yet with minimal faffing, one-pot minced Lamb, Vegetables and Rice casserole! The smell of onions sautéing, the spices and herbs infusing with rice and lamb and the smell of ghee is filling the house with nostalgic aromas taking […]

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BAIGAN BHURTA – Grilled Eggplant Curry

A good home cooked veggie curry is so darn delicious that you won’t even miss the meat. A humble pot of goodness filled with all the elements of healthy life – vegetables, olive oil, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, onions, a hint of spice and loads of love…! Today’s meatless wonder is  Baigan Bhurta/ Grilled Eggplant Curry! A fuss free […]

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PAKORA KADHI

Contrasting flavours can be just as interesting as complimenting ones… Ever so fluffy and buttery chickpea flour (gram flour) pakora dumplings, submerged in a creamy, tangy and spicy yogurt sauce, taste remarkably good with a warm bowl of boiled rice… Today’s curry is the famous….Pakora Kadhi (pronounced as kard – hi)… (translated as Chickpea/gram flour […]

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Thai Chicken Satay With Peanut Dipping Sauce

I don’t know about you, but I am not ready for autumn! The last couple of days has been just a little cooler, and the evenings are definitely more crisp…. September is the month our little one starts her first school as well! It is exciting and challenging yet heart wrenching for us…. they grow up so […]

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The Ginger Soy Edamame! “My Spin on an absolute classic”.

​ ​   A few years ago, when beautiful London was my home, me and my bestie Carole used to take walks at lunch time breaks in central London. When I say walk, I mean….I would usually drag myself along with her as walking is not one of my best talents. But as you know […]

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THE SLOPPY JOES! “My personal spin on an absolute classic”

Mmmm. I love Sloppy Joes with coleslaw and potato fries, especially when they’re served on brioche buns! That is just a match made in heaven. We had the craving for these for days..and when I made them, man…….they disappeared in no time! If you’re in a need to feed a crowd, these Sloppy Joes are […]

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The Welsh Rarebit! “My personal spin on an absolute classic”

  I am embarking on a series of posts here, in which I will bring, “My personal spins on absolute classics” for you! Today’s gem is Welsh Rarebit, a British classic! I first saw this recipe on “Jamie at home” One of my favourite TV chef of all time!! And I have fallen in love […]

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Baked Courgette/Zucchini Fries With Pomegranate Molasses And Yogurt Dip! 

  Is it Friday yet? That’s exactly what my T-shirt says. This week seems a bit longer than usual may be because the little one is off nursery for the Easter break and I am trying to write a blog… well, some will say “wrong timing” or ” too ambitious ” but I do like to […]

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Roasted Carrot and Thyme Soup Recipe

I live in a cold country…. Brrr…. And me and my family is obsessed with quick homemade heart warming soups with a hint of spice. This delicious Roasted Carrot and Thyme soup is one of those soups, which possesses a nice wonderfulness about it…This soup also contains parsnip, which compliment the sweetness and gives a rustic depth to the soup. These versatile […]

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