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Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

This simple and colourful mango salsa is made with a sweet juicy mango, tart lime juice and peppery jalapenos for that delicious combination of sweet and heat.  Serve this fresh salsa with tortilla chips, with grilled chicken or fish, on tacos, or as a salad itself. Ingredients […]

Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons are quick and easy to prepare, and is a must have in your pantry. This condiment is one of the essential ingredients of Moroccan, Middle Eastern and North African cuisine, and is used to enhance many dishes from tagines to salads to give that […]

Mediterranean Roast Leg of Lamb

Mediterranean Roast Leg of Lamb

Ingredients 1 kg Leg of lamb 2 tbsp Fresh rosemary 2 tbsp Fresh thyme 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper 1 tsp Paprika 1/4 tsp Cumin powder (optional) 1 tsp Salt 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Zest […]

Kara Kozhukattai/ Spicy Rice Dumplings

Kara Kozhukattai/ Spicy Rice Dumplings

Ingredients 1 cup Rice flour 1/2 tsp Salt 1 3/4 cup Water 1 tsp Oil For grinding 1 tbsp Channa dal/ Split bengal gram 1 tbsp Urad dal/ White lentil 2 Dry red chillies 1/2 tsp Whole black peppercorns 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 2 tbsp […]

Mango Chia Pudding

Mango Chia Pudding

Ingredients 1 cup Mango (diced) 3 tbsp Chia seeds 1 cup Coconut milk or any milk of your choice 2 tbsp Honey/ Maple syrup 1/4 tsp Vanilla essence Method In a bowl, mix together chia seeds, milk, vanilla essence and honey. Refrigerate this for at least an hour or […]

Dragon Chicken

Dragon Chicken

Ingredients 500 g Boneless chicken(cut into strips) 1 Onion (sliced) 1 Green bell pepper ( sliced) 3 Dry red chillies Handful Cashew nuts 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste 1 1/2 tbsp Dark soy sauce 2 tbsp Red chilli sauce 1 tsp Vinegar 4 tbsp Ketchup […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

When I think about Easter, there are a number of foods that immediately come to mind, but I think the humble hot cross bun is one of the ultimate Easter bakes. It is rich and buttery, and filled with the goodness of dried fruits and […]

Pickled Radishes

Pickled Radishes

These quick and easy to make pickled radishes is deliciously crunchy and a great condiment to welcome spring. They will perk up anything from salads to sandwiches to simply cooked meats. Radishes are rich in folic acid and potassium, and they are also a good source of […]

Chickpea Fatteh

Chickpea Fatteh

Chickpea Fatteh is a popular Middle Eastern breakfast dish made with simple ingredients and packed with flavours. The word“Fatteh” is dialect Arabic word, that comes from the verb “fa-tta” which means to crumble bread into small pieces. So that is why the dish is made of crumbled pieces of toasted or […]

Dried Shrimp and Raw Mango Curry/ Unnaka Chemmeen Pacha Manga Curry

Dried Shrimp and Raw Mango Curry/ Unnaka Chemmeen Pacha Manga Curry

Ingredients 1 cup Dried prawns/ shrimp 1 small Onion (finely chopped) 1/2 cup Raw mango (cut into chunks) 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1 tsp Red chilli powder 4-5 Curry leaves 1 cup Water 1 tbsp Coconut oil For grinding 1/2 cup Grated coconut 2 Green […]