Cilbir…Turkish Eggs

There are those mornings you fancy something quick but you want flavour and taste explosion to wake you up…This is it…Cilbir, pronounced Chil-bir, an amazing Turkish dish that will wake you up!Well it does me! It reminds me of our traditional Indian chaats that embodies yogurt and fresh herbs with a temper of spices. How…

Chicken And Mushrooms In A Hole

Is it like The Toad 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…

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…

Scrambled Egg Curry

I make no excuses for some of the curries I cook.The ever exploring and inquisitive mind of mine always seeks different methods in cooking. How to make the mundane standout, tweaking recipes, adapting curries, always seeking something different, something new. There’s nothing much new about this one, just a combination of 2 favorites.1st the Indian…

Mutton Back Chops With Scotch Bonnets And Baby Potatoes

We love meat but chops aren’t my go to! I think its more a man thing! If I have to then back chops it is! Mutton with scotch bonnets are amazing! The fruity heat makes me smile with pleasure and pain! A few go in and usually fresh off my plants! This recipe had 3…

Spiced Microwave Rice

Snooping for sustenance. Find some leftover rice, some smoked salmon that needs using up but can’t cook as shoulder giving me jip. Thought a cheats microwave style kedgeree without lentils. If you’re not feeling as lazy as me do add tinned lentils if you prefer!Perfect Brunch when under the weather! 2 Eggs on the boil….

Baked Spicy Egg and Baguette

I was experimenting today. How to utilise a 2 day old left over baguette. Hard and crisped. I know it makes a superb bread and butter pudding so I thought I’d try something different. This baked dish was delicious! Definitely how any stale baguette will be used in the future or dated bread for that…

Wrap Around Omelette

Eggy bread meets the omelette…no better to describe this yummy breakfast or quick lunch! Imagine a slice of bread, wrapped in a spicy, aromatic omelette, soft pillow of chillies, onions and fresh coriander. each mouthful bursting with taste and flavour. Don’t imagine it. Make it. All the usual suspects, just cooked in a way that…

Banana Fritters

I’ve never had a proper and accurate recipe for banana fritters. Over time I found quite a few but pretty often the list is sometimes a wee bit un necessarily long and the method bit cumbersome.It just does not need to be so tedious. I like my fritters, soft, spongy and full of banana goodness!…

Savoury Bengali Style Eggy Bread

Here is another breakfast dish we use to have as kids! Its essentially a gypsy style eggy bread but adjusted with the Bengali touch!Little croutons of bread coated with eggy mixture and scattering of onions and chilli to pierce with a fork ensuring you get that that burst of flavour with each bite. I make…