Red Pepper and Prawn Curry…

“One of the most loved aspects of curry is its versatility. Your imagination is the only limitation when dealing with curry.” ~ Unknown Curry can be cooked in so many interesting ways. We love this red pepper and prawn version. Let’s start the red pepper paste! Ingredients: Red Pepper Paste 2 red peppers, roughly chopped […]

Carrot Cake with Almond Orange Cream…

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie” ~ Jim Davis Carrots, fruit, nuts and spices…my kind of diet! Only omit the Almond Orange Cream Frosting if you must! This is an easy recipe! See…lots of carrots! Juice and zest the orange and leave to steep. Ingredients: […]

Saturday Night is Curry Night…

“When someone asks how to make chicken curry, I have to ask… Which one?” ~ Aarti Sequeira This curry uses chicken thighs and drumsticks, swimming in a rich tomato-based sauce; my-take on a Northern Indian curry, but with some extra heat! Let’s cook!  Season, brown and transfer the chicken pieces to the oven. Ingredients: 2 tbs olive […]

Jingle all the Way Cranberry Jam..

  “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more,” -The Grinch  This medley of Christmas fruit and spice will have you singing every Christmas song you know.  It’s the festive season in a jar and it’s not from a store! Cranberries are super versatile. Oranges and cloves just […]

Indian-Spiced Spatchcock Chicken…

“Variety’s the spice of life. That gives it all its flavour.” – William Cowper I enjoy experimenting with spices and herbs; that’s where the flavour in my food comes from. This spatchcock recipe allows me to cook my Sunday roast chicken with my favourite Indian ingredients, using a fragrant marinade and a delicious basting sauce. […]

Carry on eating Curry…

  “Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food.” Hippocrates Do you know how good a curry really is? And I’m not just talking about the flavours!  Curry powder is made up of several different spices and all of them have holistic, healthy and healing properties. Unfortunately many take-away and ready meals […]