Tag: quick dinner

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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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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Creamy Fettuccine with Asparagus and Prawns

The early September sun is still shinning and it is tempting to be out and about, so when you’re heading off for a family bicycle ride or a walk in the park, what you need is something light and quick to eat, but something which also keeps the energy level topped up over time …and I happened to […]

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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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Bibimbap, Rice bowl with lamb mince and kimchi red Cabbage

I am sure you all know by now that I like my one bowl meals, right?? A colourful, flavoursome, nourishing bowl of food with lots of health benefits! There are so many combos that can be used to make a super dooper yummy bowl meal and today I am sharing my spin on an absolute classic, […]

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Tahiri Pulao- Quick One Pot Turmeric, Potatoes and Rice Dinner

I am a lover of any form of rice, I pretty much have been for whole my life and this super delicious, but super quick, rice and potatoes one-pot dinner is my favourite!   This quick dinner cooks in a flash and is my little one’s favourite too and leaves more time for me and Mr […]

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