Grilled corn with Parmesan and coriander

Here’s a well known fact: blogging is a full time job. It’s no longer enough to simply create beautiful content. Networking seems to be an important, if not integral aspect of blogging. This recipe is the result of one such networking opportunity. I recently joined Food Bloggers Recipe Swap – a collaborative Facebook group of social…




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….




Homemade chicken stock video

There are many reasons to make your own chicken stock at home, the most important being flavour. Another good reason is that you know exactly what goes in, leaving out any nasty additives. I like to make a medium bodied stock – something in between a pale, thin stock and a gelatinous, concentrated liquid. But…




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…




Juicy lamb sheek kebabs

Sheek kebabs are one of those mysterious recipes that belong to many different cultures and ethnicities. This version uses Kala Namak, also known as Himalayan Black Salt – it’s made by sealing the salts in a ceramic jar with a few other ingredients and fired in a furnace for 24 hours.  It adds a moreish, citrusy…




Madhur Jaffrey’s naan bread

Making naan (Indian flatbreads) at home can be both easy and rewarding, as it only needs an hour of proving. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always taste charred and authentic unless it’s made in a traditional tandoor (clay oven). But luckily, oven-baked naans are delightful in their own right. We polished these off with sheek kebabs and mint…




James Martin’s garlic butter

James Martin’s ultimate garlic butter has a deep, caramelised flavour. This is because the garlic is roasted until the flesh turns golden brown and oozes out of its skin – a sight to behold. It makes a versatile spread that instantly perks up a slice of toast or any kind of bread you have around….