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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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Ingredient of the month

It’s all about the aubergine this month! I love the deep rich colour and it can be cooked and presented in so many ways. Definitely not as boring as I used to think. As children we all at some point had these thoughts:

The Aubergine – slimey, wet, dull and bland/tasteless…..

I’m hoping I can change your mind if you haven’t already!

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Feeding the students!

The ultimate party food barbeque chilli chicken wings

Life is crazy at the moment as I prepare for my youngest son leaving for Chile in two weeks. This weekend I threw him a leaving party at home, the weather was perfect for it! Catering for children is a task in itself but catering for students is another story. I’m sure they would have […]

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Childhood Favourites

Gujarati Spring Onion Pura

Everyone has them, everyone pines after them and they offer that warm comfort – My indian childhood favourite foods. I was thinking about them this week as Mum had been away for a while and I missed her cooking. Cooking is something of a ‘family thing’, from my mum to my late aunt to my sister […]

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So ‘Hangry’ is a word

Low Carb Chicken and Butterbean Casserole

Have you ever looked at someone else’s plate and thought “your plate looks better than mine” The Food Envy, is the worst! So I need to make sure I have time to plate up nicely for all of us no matter what we are eating – You eat with your eyes first even when you are ‘hangry’.

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The ‘Super’ in Superfoods

So here’s the lowdown on what’s hot this year. The buzzword ‘Superfoods’ seems to be the hip and trendy way of saying ‘super healthy’. The word ‘super’ almost makes me feel like it’s making more of a difference quicker but in a very tasty way, quite clever if you think about it. Blueberries and quinoa are […]

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My First Taste 

  Finally I’ve taken the plunge and started my own blog! The TASTE of writing about my food life and much more, it’s so exciting and I hope that you enjoy my posts. I’ll try to not bore you all too much and feel free to comment on my posts. All I’ve been doing lately […]

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