Tag Archive: cumin

Fajitas, Swindian style

One of my biggest problem with fajitas (and in life) is that I don’t like tomatoes. I wish I did, I really do, because it would make life a lot easier. However, it… Continue reading

A move to Germany, and some Massaman beef curry

So, it has happened. I have left London! I will be in the beautiful city of Munich for the next 6 months, and I cannot wait for all the adventures that will surely… Continue reading

Thama’s simple and delicious chicken curry

My paternal grandmother, whom I call Thama, is a fantastic cook. Every time I visit India, I look forward to her cooking, and her chicken curry is one of my favourite things (I… Continue reading

Warming pumpkin, coconut and ginger soup

Last week, I spotted the first pumpkin of the season, which made me remember a dish from years past. It is similar to the sweet potato soup I made recently, but more nuanced… 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

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

Guest Post: Spicy Chicken-Halloumi Tortilla Wraps

Last night, I was ordered to stay out of the kitchen and let somebody else take over. In all honesty, I was a bit hesitant about this, but I was given no choice!… Continue reading

Green Thai fish curry (from scratch!)

NB: I’ve updated this post with photos from my even newer flat, but the recipe is exactly the same! This weekend was moving weekend, and so most of it was spent carrying boxes… Continue reading

Fragrant beef stew with aubergine

I am moving house this weekend and so I am trying to keep my fresh food to a minimum. This recipe demonstrates the importance of always having a basic set of spices and… Continue reading

Summery dinner: Crisp salad with mustardy-lemon vinaigrette, baked salmon and white wine sangria

The weather in London has suddenly become HOT. And when I say hot, I mean shorts at 8pm, the windows stay open, and a bad night’s sleep as I seemed to be sticking… Continue reading