Beetroot Kootu

Beetroots don’t just look and taste yummy but have some fantastic medicinal properties. Recent health claims suggest beetroot can help lower blood pressure. They are rich in iron and folate therefore help with reduction of birth defects when taken during pregnancy. Furthermore they are packed with immune boosting Vitamin C, so tick tick tick all … Continue reading Beetroot Kootu

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Paneer Masala

Paneer is what I would refer to as a show stopper. For those that aren’t familiar with Paneer, it is more commonly known as Indian cheese. It is a bit different from your usual Cheddar or Gouda in the method in which it is made. Milk is heated and deliberately split using some kind of … Continue reading Paneer Masala

Channa/Chole Masala

I grew up in Chennai, India, and am probably someone that would affectionately be referred to as “Thayiru Saadam” (curd rice). Having been brought up in true TamBram style (Tamil Brahmin for those who don’t do “street speak”), North Indian dishes were a novelty to me in my young years and one I yearned for … Continue reading Channa/Chole Masala

Sticky Chocolate Brownies

The perfect chocolate brownie is capable of great things. Like bringing a smile on your face after a hard day. A tingling in your belly from the sheer sweetness. A spark to an otherwise mundane afternoon. It can resolve world problems in my opinion! But only if the brownie is moist, succulent, delicious and light. … Continue reading Sticky Chocolate Brownies

Crunchy Demerara Biscuits

This recipe was handed down to me by my mother in law, it is hands down, one of my absolute favourites. Super easy to make and disappears as quickly as an hour after I’ve baked it! Great with a cup of tea or coffee, perfect comfort food and next to no effort in getting it … Continue reading Crunchy Demerara Biscuits

Chilli Cheese Sandwich

Having lived in the UK for most of my adult life, I miss the taste of home often. I don’t mind a ham or a turkey sandwich but nothing really spices up my day like an afternoon treat of Chilli Cheese Sandwich. This makes a great lunch, a snack or a meal for kids too! … Continue reading Chilli Cheese Sandwich