Secret to share: My Chakri Recipe

A favourite, patiently waited for by some (you know who you are!), mouth watering, indulgent crunchy savoury snack …. Chakri are a crispy spiral shape Indian rice snack. It’s one of the ‘must have’ Diwali foods that I make over the festive period for my family and friends, who eagerly await their goody bag.

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Rustic Dipped Chocolate & Nut Carrot Halva Truffle Balls

Carrot Halwa Truffle Balls

With Autumn almost gone I’ve been thinking of more hearty desserts to bring that feeling of warmth. I love carrots at this time of year in the approach to Christmas. Using carrots in desserts is great for adding some natural sweetness and moisture. Rich in nutrients with a bright, vibrant colour. Normally you would immediately think Carrot […]

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Budapest

The holidays have just started for me and I’ve not been doing much cooking, instead I’ve been sampling local delicacies and soaking up a little culture. Last week I visited Budapest, a short flight away to Europe and what a stunning place. There is a certain opulence about the city with its grand buildings and […]

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My First Supper Club!

My food journey is finally becoming real. It’s such a great feeling taking that first big step towards your dreams. Saturday night I hosted my first supper club for a fantastic group of people and it was an amazing experience. Call me crazy but it’s like preparing for your wedding day… you’re excited, busy, happy, […]

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A Girl Who Likes to Brunch

Brunch, breakfast/lunch or just another way of saying a long, relaxed and perhaps even boozy meal! But not a lunch, essentially it’s a mix between both. Freshly squeezed juice, Mimosa or a classy glass of prosecco to wash delicious food down…. What is your ideal brunch- sweet or savoury or both? I always want it […]

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Ingredient of the Month

This month I’m loving tomatoes, juicy, colourful and full of flavour. Tomatoes are a basic yet understated ingredient. So many different types: salad, heirloom, vine, plum, baby, green…. everyone’s talking and writing about them but I’m actually buying them, tasting them and cooking with them this month. From farmers markets to supermarkets there are so […]

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Persian Italian Pizza- the NEW thing

Family cooking is like a ‘great expedition’ everyone wants something different, they are hungry, they need it to look good and smell good & I need to succeed.. I wanted to share my quick eats from this weekend! So on Saturday I went to a farmers market in Ealing and came back with amazing, colourful […]

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Inspired by…

Summer Chaat Puri Canapes

Eat out or eat in? I love, love eating out and enjoying food being cooked for me. Don’t get me wrong I love cooking but what I also love is taking inspiration and tasting new things. Sometimes I find I cook so much I don’t actually end up fancying what I’ve cooked- for those of […]

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From My kitchen to you this AUGUST

August food Update

Happy August Everyone! It’s been just over a month since I started my blog and it’s been crazy. From getting started, family events to sending my son off to Chile. This month I’m going to be super busy planning my first Supper club so watch this space. I’m going to be cooking up a storm […]

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Weather Changing Taste buds

Summer Casserole od White Pea Bean and Aubergine

It wouldn’t be a British Summer without a bit of humidity setting off the light rain. With the air so warm and the dull outlook I’ve been trying to get ideas to cater for my weather changing taste buds…. I want fresh and colourful but with a warming comfort. Not too heavy yet not too light. My […]

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