Sweet, sour and spicy aubergine

I am a little obsessed with aubergine. Ever since I discovered I like it, I try to make it as often as possible, as I am quite fussy with vegetables and have to… Continue reading

Aloo posto (potatoes in poppy seeds)

Aloo posto is one of my favourite dishes in my grandmother’s house, and so when I came back I decided that I didn’t want to wait another year until I can eat it… Continue reading

Pastry-less vegetable quiche

Here’s one for all of you out there who like to cut down on carbs, especially at night! This quiche is very quick and easy, with an amazing fluffy consistency. It is very… Continue reading

Baked stuffed aubergine with olives, almonds and tortilla chips

Today has been a good food day. After having colourful potato salad for lunch, I was determined to make a dinner to rival it. And I did. The sweet potato coconut soup was… Continue reading

Spicy sweet potato, coconut and ginger soup

I cannot even begin to describe how good this soup tastes. All I can say is that if you have a blender and a stove, you should make it. Preferably soon. And eat… Continue reading

Guest post: Colourful potato salad with home-made mayonnaise

My father always told me that in order to judge how healthy your plate is, all you have to do is count the colours. Based on that, this dish is a big winner,… Continue reading

Okra in yogurt (Bhindi kadhi)

Having just returned from a 2-week holiday in India, I returned with a new cookbook and a myriad of food memories. I also have a strong resolve to improve my Indian cooking skills,… Continue reading

Nectarine, raspberry and grape smoothies

The blender makes a comeback! These smoothies are the best I have made so far, mainly due to the combination of flavours which worked out perfectly. The mint leaves also add a freshness… Continue reading

Slow-cooked sweet and savoury lamb tagine

I recently had the good fortune of being gifted a slow cooker, but I hadn’t used it yet, as I felt that it would be more useful to make warming stews in the… Continue reading

Crispy bacon risotto with baby spinach and shiitake mushrooms

My father always says that the most important quality a cook must have is patience. With risotto, this is even more crucial, as the cook may be tempted to turn up the heat… Continue reading