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Everyday Veg Fried Rice
Everyday Veg Fried Rice

This is a really good fried rice! The kind you have at the Chinese restaurant and wonder why yours never tastes like that. Well, this one does! And the secret lies in five very simple things as you will find out soon. So, let me show you how to make a really delicious...

Naankhatai (Indian Ghee Cardamom Shortbread)
Naankhatai (Indian Ghee Cardamom Shortbread)

Naankhatai is an Indian shortbread made with ghee and flavoured with some ground cardamom. It is a melt-in-your-mouth, buttery, sweet treat sold at sweet shops and grocery stores in India. My recipe is a four-decade-old mum's Naankhatai recipe that I have grown up...

Tomato Egg Drop Soup
Tomato Egg Drop Soup

A vegetarian Egg Drop Soup for all you lovers of silky egg ribbons in a bowl. This Tomato Egg Drop Soup is an Indo-Chinese take on the famous Chinese Tomato Egg Drop Soup. A 10-minute recipe, bursting with umami flavour and hearty enough to be a complete meal. Why You...

Mango Lassi Chia Pudding
Mango Lassi Chia Pudding

Give your chia pudding a delicious cheery update by making the most perfect mango lassi and soaking your chia seeds in it. Plus, learn about the perfect chia seed to liquid ratio. Infused with spices, this Mango Lassi Chia Pudding is one of the most delicious desserts...

Vegan Chickpea Masala Omelette
Vegan Chickpea Masala Omelette

This Vegan Chickpea Omelette is inspired by the Gujarati Pudla - a breakfast pancake made with besan flour, chopped tomatoes and spices. It is delicious, wholesome, healthy and ready in minutes. A great morning or afternoon snack with incredible health benefits....

Chocolate Apricot Marble Loaf
Chocolate Apricot Marble Loaf

Another beautiful, sturdy loaf to add to the Sturdy Loaf Appreciation Club - this Chocolate Apricot Marble Loaf is as delicious as it is fun! Marble cakes are delightful and bring a child-like glee to the cake table and this loaf is no exception. Not only do you get...

Spaghetti Fritters
Spaghetti Fritters

When my boys were little, I used to often make them Noodlecakes. This Spaghetti Fritter recipe is a more sophisticated take on that childhood recipe and a perfect antipasti snack when you are hanging out in the evening around the coffee table during the school...

Aloo Tikki - Indian Potato Patties
Aloo Tikki - Indian Potato Patties

This is my recipe for a basic Aloo Tikki - a spiced Indian Potato Patty served with fresh green chutney. The Indian counterpart of a hash brown, the famous Aloo Tikki is a favourite snack served with chai. Also used as a base for many street style chaat recipes, hot...

Crispy Zucchini Halloumi Fritters
Crispy Zucchini Halloumi Fritters

Crispy Zucchini Halloumi Fritters with the golden fried crunch of the cheese and a perfectly cooked inside brimming with spices. Make the perfect zucchini fritter every single time with the salting and squeezing technique. This recipe makes 8 small snack-sized...

Wholesome Carrot Muffins
Wholesome Carrot Muffins

Wholesome delicious Breakfast Carrot Muffins baked with spelt flour and lots of spices. Topped with pepita and oats for that extra crunch. Golden, warming and great to snack on! A Grown-Up Carrot Muffin When my boys were little and I mean really little - barely knee...

Good Breakfast Veggie Muffins
Good Breakfast Veggie Muffins

These are very good breakfast veggie muffins. They are a nutrition powerhouse and packed with leek, spring onion, carrot, spinach, garlic, spelt, quinoa, oats and spices. Perfect to snack on with a dollop of mango or tomato relish! Yum! Nutrition Packed Powerhouse...

Turmeric Lemon Yellow Rice
Turmeric Lemon Yellow Rice

A great way to use up leftover rice, this bright yellow Turmeric Lemon Rice with its sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavour profile is not only easy to make but truly delicious! Enjoy on its own with a dollop of yoghurt or load in a bowl full of delicious veggie things...