Veggie breakfast bake

Weekends and long weekends, they are such a delight. You wake up late, sip your cup of tea, check the papers and start on the chores. It’s just special as there is no alarm, no trains to catch. With the sunshine filled days, it’s utterly beautiful here in London. Breakfast as usual is an important…

Spring Risotto with seasonal vegetables

It’s officially spring in the northern hemisphere! Being a cook I always look for seasonal produce and this recipe is a testimony to that. This risotto uses asparagus and peas which are seasonal in the UK during this time of the year. With supermarkets selling everything available round the year its sometimes difficult to identify…

Pepper lamb masala with tomato rice – Meal idea

If there is a day that you are willing to work in the kitchen for something rich, indulging and delicious, this is the recipe for you. I am jotting down the complete recipe but you can try them on its own or pair them individually with other food. Cook this to impress your loved one…

Spinach n peas stir fry – 30 minute recipe

When you are an experimental cook you must be prepared for something exceptional – in a good or not so good way. This weekend I tried a simple experiment with this stir fry and it came out pretty well. So here I am sharing it with you. If you have washed spinach and fried onions…

Egg & potato open sandwich

After a very harsh and cold UK winter, I didn’t want to lose any opportunity of getting some sunshine. So here we are in the South of France soaking glorious views of the Côte d’Azur coast and me typing this recipe. This is a simple breakfast recipe and can be made quite easily with few…

Quinoa Oats Savoury Porridge

I come from India where it is not uncommon to have something savoury for breakfast. We have poori and aloo ki subzi (potato curry) or dosa and idlis and there so many more options. From my travels, I have found that south east asian countries also have a number of recipes as savoury breakfasts so…

Date and Nut balls – Get your snacking right!

How often do you feel peckish in the afternoon and reach out to that vending machine for a bar of chocolate. You think you will have just one piece and soon realize you have finished that whole bar. Then you feel guilty that the amount of calories you lost huffing and puffing at the gym…

Coconut & Raspberry Gluten free Pancakes

Spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and its that time of the year when a variety of berries have started appearing in the shops. I really enjoy the different colours of berries that are available. Each berry whether its a blueberry, strawberry or a raspberry are delightful on its own and also bring a…

Egg omelette masala – 30 minute meal

When you come back home after a busy day, most of us struggle to get into the kitchen to cook! This quick omelette curry is something that you can cook in 30 minutes. Serve it with rice/roti or quinoa. What you will need (for 2 people): 3 eggs, 1 medium size potato cut into thin…

Egg three ways – quick & easy breakfast ideas

If you are like me, you will always be in a morning rush! This makes it very easy to leave the house without breakfast and many of us are tempted to do this often! This is totally a bad idea! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and a good and nutritious breakfast…