Easy lamb curry (Agani curry)

Recipes that are handed down through generations have a special place in my heart (and my kitchen). They help keep family traditions alive. This lamb curry recipe was recited to me by my grandmother, as I was furiously scribbling away her precious instructions in my leather-bound recipe book – all in the hopes of handing it down to…




Homemade pita bread

I have a secret. This is the best pita bread recipe there is out there. And I couldn’t keep it from you any longer. As much as I love a cooking challenge, once in a while, I just want a recipe I can rely on. It’s like an old sweater on the first day of Autumn….




Chocolate chunk granola bars

Remember those memes about hungry people and their ridiculous behaviour on an empty stomach? Well, that’s me! So granola bars are the perfect snack to carry around in anticipation of such emergencies. Not sure what I’m on about? No problem, here are a couple of popular memes:   The great thing about making your own…




Homemade paneer

When you live away from India, finding good quality, shop bought paneer can be an onerous task. Luckily, making paneer at home is easier than the trip to the shop itself. And it only takes two ingredients – milk & lemon juice. THE MILK Milk determines the creaminess of the paneer, so it is important…




Kayalpatnam chicken curry

This chicken curry recipe is from a coastal south Indian town called Kayalpatnam.  Once a famous trading port, it is said to appear in Marco Polo’s travel diaries dating back to 1250 AD. The only special ingredient is the spice mix which can be made with a few Indian spices. Why not try another Kayalpatnam…




Tandoori chicken

Sunday roast is a great way to catch up with family at the end of a long week. As we are a cute little family of two, we like to keep things simple without compromising on taste. Tandoori chicken is easy to marinate and tastes great with a big squeeze of lime.  This recipe is especially…




Paul Hollywood’s potato pugliese

Paul Hollywood’s fail-safe potato and rosemary focaccia Pugliese is a rustic Italian bread that pairs beautifully with fresh salads. Or just use it to mop up some good quality balsamic vinegar. RECIPE Ingredients 500g strong white flour 5g salt 20g dried active baking yeast 300ml lukewarm water 4 baby potatoes, sliced thinly olive oil (see…