Tag Archive: salt

Lemon meringue pie

Following on from the recipes for fried chicken and mashed potatoes, I will now share the glory that was the dessert at our Weekend of Food: lemon meringue pie. It was a hard… Continue reading

Home-made plain granola

Making my own granola came from a number of reasons. I don’t like raisins. I like oat clusters. I prefer the dried cranberries I can buy separately to the ‘freeze-dried fruit’ you find… Continue reading

Guest post: Real Southern fried chicken

“Britons have a misunderstanding of what Southern fried chicken is. This is driven by takeaways and “American-style” restaurants selling Southern Fried Chicken that isn’t. I shall address some of the main differences below:… Continue reading

Home-made bread infused with roasted garlic

A few months ago, I found a garlic loaf in a supermarket and it blew my mind. Bread with chunks of garlic inside it? It’s genius, really. I found a recipe for it… Continue reading

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

Delicious home-made hummus

There are few feelings that rival the joy one gets when receiving a new kitchen gadget. Apart from the feeling when you use it for the first time. I have had this with… Continue reading

South Indian chicken curry with cashews and spicy peas

The problem with cooking Indian food is that measurements are often non-existent. When I ask my grandmother how many teaspoons of cumin or coriander she uses, I get a baffled look and the… Continue reading