My Garam Masala Chicken Curry…

“This easy-to-make spice blend is the heart of most Indian dishes.” ~Petrina Verma Sarkar The word Garam means warm in Hindi, while Masala means spice mix. I love this aromatic and pungent powder. It’s an essential ingredient for all my Indian recipes. Let’s cook a curry! Some basic whole spices for my garam masala. Dry […]

Spice up those Potatoes…

“These simple spiced potatoes are one of the most popular Indian side dishes.” ~ Manju Malhi When I cook a curry at the weekend, there’s usually a portion left. This becomes the side dish and these spicy potatoes are the main attraction! A few ingredients…a few spices. First, par-cook the potatoes. Ingredients: 450g potatoes, cut into small […]

Grind those Spices for a Lamb Curry…

“A hearty, comforting and beautifully spiced lamb curry brings warmth to the soul and the spirit of India right to your plate.” ~ Josh Weismann I enjoy roasting and grinding aromatic seeds to make the curry powder for this spicy lamb curry. Let’s make a curry! Making your own dry spice is so satisfying and the […]

My Kind of Kedgeree…

“Is kedgeree the breakfast of kings?” -Felicity Cloake In our house, we eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner and occasionally, even for supper! Fresh ingredients means flavoursome food. Scottish smoked haddock really enhances this Anglo-Indian dish. Ingredients: 250g smoked haddock 100g basmati rice, rinsed in cold water and drained 2 eggs 50g peas 1 tbsp olive […]