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To Dishoom, with Love

This isn’t a promotional post; rather one that comes from the heart because we love Dishoom in this house. Bombay (Mumbai) is home and a...

Spring, Roses, Holi

Holi like other Indian festivals means feasting on some unique foods associated with it.

No sugar Carrot Halwa

Winters in India herald the season of the juicy, refreshing and crunchy red carrots. Delicious in salads and pickles; my favourite thing...

Couscous salad with halloumi

Most people start January off with resolutions to eat healthy and exercise. But January for us brings an important family celebration -...

Pheasant bhuna with garlic rotis

This year I made a tandoori roast pheasant for our Christmas dinner. It was my first time cooking and eating pheasant and I have to say I...

Tis the season

Christmas is my favourite time of the year. Lil A and I love the magical festive season and have our little traditions and must dos that...

Happy Diwali

My earliest memories of celebrating Diwali at home are of fireworks. My dad would bring sparklers and other fire crackers and show my...

My autumnal carrot cake

This is my answer to the perfect autumnal cake! It has all things that remind me of autumn and is everything I want in a cake to mark the...

In a jumble.....of berries

"When all the world is a hopeless jumble and the raindrops tumble all around...." (....Somewhere over the rainbow) In the midst of a...

Autumn Equinox - apples and spices

The weather has definitely turned in my part of the world. Thunderstorms and dipping temperatures have greeted the arrival of the autumn...

Sticky Cinnamon buns

Will going to a cafes and tea rooms be part of normal life again? Will I be able to enjoy it without worrying about masks, sanitisers,...

Ganesha

Hindus really know how to make religion fun. Our Gods have a sense of humour, fair few of them love to sing and dance, they all have...

When you need a 'pick me up'

15 August is a special day for me. It's India's Independence Day and my dad's birthday. Every year I get the chance to celebrate it with...

A Festive Indian Meal

Yesterday marked the birthday ( Janamshthmi) of one of the most colourful incarnations in the pantheon of Indian Gods - Krishna. The...

Chicken, sorghum, vegetables

After a period of indulgence induced by contrasting emotions of stress at work and excitement of summer holidays; I needed a ‘reset and...

Summer mornings

It’s been a really long week of working late nights at home. Wholly unfair to Lil A who is on summer break and with with no holiday clubs...

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Sharing my love for food and writing.

I am either cooking, eating or talking about food. I am a home cook who loves to bake and is very partial to dark chocolate. I write about my food experiences, cooking and the memories and thoughts food inevitably evokes.

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