Mackerel Dry Fry

Mackerel dry fry or a bhaji style dish using very basic staples of Bengali food to make an amazing dish.

Skimmed Spiced Oil

Skimmed Spiced Oil, its all about that! It’s dinner for one today, just me myself and I. Mr Deys off out and I am just looking forward to a lovely Friday evening in my jammies with the remote watching TV to my hearts desire. But before I snuggle up on the sofa I’m prepping for…

Herby Oil Dip

Herby oil dip There is no better way to enjoy homemade bread than with a yummy herby oil to dip and soak your bread in! This recipe is so delicious when served with crusty artisan bread. Your family and friends will love it! Its extra virgin olive oil, dressed with oregano, basil, chilli flakes, seasoning…

Ember Smoked Chicken

You know sometimes when you want to have a restaurant style curry that has those nuances of smokiness and the lush thick gravy, forget all that palaver, you can make it yourself at home! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good restaurant curry, be it a take out or eating in sometimes, but it’s…

Bottle Gourd With Moong lentils

Moong Dal With Lau Lentils are such versatile pulses that they can be cooked in so many variety of ways and are an essential part of a vegetarian diet. They also play a pivotal role being a staple in many Indian and bengali homes. This dish, my Bottle guord with Moong dal is one of…

Prawns In Mustard And Coconut Sauce/Narkel Chingri

Narkel Chingri is a quintessential Bengali dish with its roots deeply steeped in the regions culture, geography and natural resources. Prawns in a mustard and coconut sauce. There is an unspoken love of all things made with mustard and seafood for bengalis. An inherited love through cuisine.Just as mustard oil is the unsung hero off…

Crispy Battered Karela Salad

Here’s my twist on on a South Indian karela salad! Instead of the simply fried karela this one has a light spicy tempura style batter with, slivers of red onion, a scatter of freshly chopped green chillies, sprinkle of fresh coriander, a dusting of red chilli powder, and a squeeze of lemon! I chucked out…

Paneer, Peas And Spinach With OmeMade Balti Curry Masala

It was one of those days. I cooked prawns then liver for me and hubby then the guilt got me so I cooked paneer for my youngest. Paneer, peas and spinach with OmeMade Balti Curry Masala!Unfortunately I forgot to take pics half way through cooking! My apologies for that but hope the missing visuals won’t…