Tag: healthyeating

ONE POT – CHICKEN KABULI PULAO

A super delicious, quick, one pot, no fuss Kabuli Pulao, but with all the trimmings! Cooked with chicken, basmati rice, chickpeas, garam masala, raisins, cashew nuts, sugar syrup and butter. It is with a hint of saffron and mildly scented with ground cardamom. If you are not into Pulao, this one might turn you around! […]

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Lamb and Barley Soup

In the history of this young blog, this is already the seventh lamb recipe I share with you. This time, Lamb and Barley Soup. A healthy Mediterranean winter warming recipe. And if you ever believed that barley were a tasteless grain, the mega flavour in this super quick soup will surprise you! So here is what […]

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HEALTHY EGG AND CHEESE BURRITOS

Now that the winter is approaching, the nights are getting darker and it is also a bit nippy in the mornings. With that change we definitely need something substantial and quick for breakfast to warm us up. One of our favourite breakfast for those mornings is the healthy loaded breakfast burritos!   A Mexican and […]

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PASTA ALLA BOLOGNESE

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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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Potato and Spinach Curry

Our love affair with curries is not new… As the legend goes, the first chicken tikka masala was invented in Birmingham for an English couple who couldn’t handle the spiciness of authentic Indian cuisine. But Glasgow had a counter-claim on that very first curry … Either way, us Brits and our love for curries is […]

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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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Thai Pineapple and Cashew Fried, Sticky Rice

I once read, Armenian mothers line up a number of objects in front of their babies as a part of a ritual when their first teeth appear. The first item they show interest in is supposed to predict their future careers. A book usually represents a scholar, money symbolizes a banker, and a knife foretells that the child will become a doctor and in my case it must […]

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TURKISH LAMB STEW WITH OKRA

Turkey is situated between Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The influence of this very unique location can be seen in their history, culture, lifestyle and food. It’s not all about Shish Kebab! In fact the Turkish cuisine is the best combination of Eastern European, Central Asian and Middle Eastern food. Today, as promised I […]

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Seafood Ramen….”My spin on an absolute classic”

Another seasonal situation, a family-wide summer flu, sent me into the kitchen for something fortifying and this nutritious broth has it all to fix it…! Even if you’re not in to broths and soups, this sunshine in a bowl may inspire you to try it…. Seafood Ramen!, A delicious seafood and noodle soup from Japan, with […]

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The Healing, Clear Chicken Broth! (Yakhni)

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES COOKING TIME: 40 MINUTES SERVE: 2 STARTERS This is a delightful Recipe….! And the best part is, cooking preparation is next to none. Easiest recipe ever and a Remedy for seasonal, Cold and Flu, packed with flavour and variety of nutritional goodness! All the spices used in this broth have travelled […]

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Mr Q’s FISH TACOS with Mango, Avocado Guacamole, fresh Slaw and Sriracha drizzle!

  Before I share this recipe, I must introduce you to our weekend Cook! Mr Q. !! A driven husband and a hands-on dad! Honours the kitchen on weekends sometimes and when I say honours I mean a territorial control, the complete takeover of the space……..Time for me to take a deep breath, grab a […]

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