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Category Archives: Indian Food

Lemon Ginger Rice, Red Peanuts and Curry Leaves

I love steamed rice, plain steamed rice. We treat it like fast food in our house. Until recently, if all else failed, steamed basmati rice topped with a dollop of … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 22 Comments

Quick Salmon Curry

Even the most dedicated cook has a need for fast food. I’m not talking about oily salt laden gut fillers from the local take-away but delicious nutritious recipes that can … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 34 Comments

Mild Chicken Masala

There seems to be a belief that kids don’t like food with distinct flavours, that they won’t like this and they wouldn’t eat that, but I’m of the opinion that … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 26 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast # 7 – spinach kofta in tomato gravy

The state of Gujarat in western India advocates a meat free diet. This dietary recommendation dates back two millennia, when the slaughter of animals was banned in the name of … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 29 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #6 – spicy pumpkin, coconut and curry leaf

Delicious memories of India and pumpkin curries enriched with the sweet flavour of coconut inspired this recipe. During an afternoon of hands-on cooking at a charming little holiday village surrounded … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · 9 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #5 – eggplants, crushed mustard seed and yoghurt

The first time I made this dish it was so bitter it was inedible. I’ve made loads of other recipes from Madhur Jaffrey’s book “Eastern Vegetarian Cooking,” they’ve all been … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · 16 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #4 -green bean thoran

Cracking open a coconut with the back of a machete is not a task for the feint of heart. It requires confidence, boldness and a level of adroitness beyond my … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · 22 Comments