Curried Quorn Mince And Fennel With Penne Pasta

INGREDIENTS: 300g quorn mince2 med onions finely chopped 1 tomato chopped6 cloves garlic minced1 small fennel bulb sliced then halved2 stock cubes1/2 tsp of salt (stock cubes have salt)1 tbsp chilli flakes4 tbsp oil1 tsp sugar400g carton of pasataWater 1/2 tsp of turmeric 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tbp of cumin1 tsp coriander powder 1…

Chicken And Mushrooms In A Hole

Savoury chicken and mushrooms in a hole. Yes a variation of the Toad in the hole, only I’ve used ready cooked chicken peices and some aromatics. I know the pictures aren’t that great…they were taken soon after my shoulder op and I struggled with pics! It does actually taste delicious and there is little effort…

Pan Pies

You know when rolling out dough is a chore?You will love these Pan Pies! I’m recovering from major shoulder surgery so this one’s just perfect way of making these yummy snacks. I haven’t made authentic samosas in a long time, decades. I find it grueling and cumbersome. Instead I make Pies and pastries using leftover…

Prawn Linguine With An Avocado Pesto

A light, creamy flavoursome quick dish that is comforting and certainly a summer time must! I had some ripe avocados after having some guacamole and needed to use some up… This was a quick option, needing very little cooking. It’s done in the time your pasta cooks! I use 1 avocado for each person with…

Egg Korma

Egg Korma with cashews, creamed coconut and cream. A really delicious dish that egg lovers will really enjoy! I always think of eggs as a quick fix curry alternative and that is the case when I have to make a vegetarian alternative that is rich and indulgent. This egg Korma is just that! It always…

Paneer With Red Pepper And Spinach

Sometimes you want a simple recipe, flavoursome and something that is easy eating with ready made paratha, roti or naan.That’s what we wanted…as I couldn’t be bothered with making rice!Went down a treat! INGREDIENTS: 300g PaneerQuarter cup oil                                                5 garlic cloves sliced1 tsp cumin powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp curry powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric…

Aamer Dal – Bengali Raw Green Mango Dal with Radhuni Panch Puran

A favourite in our home! This dal is made using the authentic traditional panch puran using Radhuni seeds in the panch puran mix instead of mustard which is a latter day substitute for the hard to source Radhuni seeds. There is more about this traditional mix at Lets Talk About Panch PuranWild Celery seeds here…

Boroi Diye Niramish Mixed Vegetables With Ber/Jujube fruits

Here’s a recipe that I cook frequently. Really frequently! Boroi Diye Niramish. Jujube/ber fruit in a mixed vegetable curry. Jujube fruit, or Ber fruit, whichever term you want to reference it by, is a very unusual type of small tangy plum. Lets talk about Fruits – Bengali Exotic Fruits Ripe jujube fruit are typically consumed…

Chilli Fry Morich Bhaja

Everyone who knows me understands my love for chillies and I mean really hot chilis, the superhot’s like the Carolina repears, Moruga scorpions and all hot pods alike. I love growing my own superhot’s, it’s a passion, a hobby, a thrill and I love making hot sauces, relishes, fermented sauces and using them in curries….