Preserving/ Drinks

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 […]

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 […]

Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

Ingredients 1 cup Blueberries (fresh or frozen) 2 tsp Cocoa powder Pinch of ground Cinnamon Pinch of ground Nutmeg 3 tsp Maple syrup 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract 1 1/4 cup Chilled Milk/ Almond milk for vegan option Method Wash the blueberries and add that into the blender. Add, […]

Fig and Banana Smoothie

Fig and Banana Smoothie

Figs are famously rich in soluble fibre and therefore beneficial to your entire digestive system. They are loaded with antioxidants, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium and potassium. This smoothie is a great way to get some nutritious figs into your diet, and change up your smoothie routine with […]

Persian Cantaloupe Smoothie/ Aab Talebi

Persian Cantaloupe Smoothie/ Aab Talebi

Aab Talebi which in English means “cantaloupe water”, is a very popular Persian drink. It is highly hydrating and the best thirst quencher for those hot summer days. Cantaloupes have got numerous health benefits and is rich in Vitamin A and C, and is also believed […]

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Ingredients 1 cup Grated Coconut 3-4 Shallots (sliced) 6 Dry red chillies  Tamarind (Gooseberry sized) 1 inch Ginger  3-5 Curry leaves Salt to taste 2 tsps Coconut oil Method Heat oil in a pan, add shallots, dry red chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Fry for 2-3 […]

Dark Hot Chocolate

Dark Hot Chocolate

A rich, creamy and indulgent drink that’s just perfect for those warm blankets and fluffy socks kind of nights! 🙂 Ingredients 1 1/2 cup Milk 1/2 cup Fresh cream 100 g Dark chocolate (chopped) 1 tbsp Sugar Small pinch of sea salt Whipped Cream (to serve) Cocoa […]

Ginger Beer Shandy

Ginger Beer Shandy

Beer cocktails are a growing trend, but they have actually been around quite a while. This cocktail is a refreshing twist on the classic formula. Ingredients 1/2 glass Ginger Beer 1/2 glass Lager Beer 1 tbsp Simple syrup 1 tbsp Lemon juice Method Fill a chilled […]

Dates Chutney

Dates Chutney

Sweet and sour Date Chutney is a must have dip or stir-in mix for many Indian snacks, especially in making chaats like Bhel Puri, Pani Puri, Samosa etc. The dates compliments the sour taste of tamarind, and I have also added jaggery to increase the sweetness to counter […]

Chunky Monkey Shake

Chunky Monkey Shake

A yummy protein packed smoothie! There’s nothing I love more than a breakfast shake that can be made in few minutes without any prep work and over night nonsense. This luxurious and creamy chocolate peanut butter shake is my go-to breakfast, it’s loaded with all of the […]