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Archive for April, 2011


An Amazing Indian Lime Pickle Recipe That Blows Store Bought Away

This lime pickle is a real show-piece! I am so happy to have been taught this lime pickle recipe. I love lime pickle and have since I was first introduced to Indian food. It goes fantastically well with homemade naan bread, pappadams, samosas and as a side to many curries. Lime pickle is served at […]

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Indian Turmeric Tomatoes with Saffron – The Perfect Summertime Salad

  Turmeric Tomatoes are a real summertime treat!   Turmeric tomatoes taste amazing. In fact they are one of my all time favourite Indian vegetable dishes. I adapted this recipe from a recipe in the late great Barbara Tropp’s book ‘China Moon’. If you like Chinese food get yourself a copy of her book as […]

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Using Ginger – To Peel or Not to Peel – Advice From The Curry Guy

Peeling ginger just isn’t necessary. Peeling ginger can add a lot of time to food preparation. So many people think you need to peel your ginger before using it. This is down to most recipes asking for peeled and chopped or sliced ginger. The process is, however, completely unnecessary. In fact, leaving the peel on […]

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Goan Chicken Curry with a Thick and Tasty Sauce

Goan chicken curry made easy One thing that I like about food blogging is getting to know a country’s history and people through what they eat. Goan chicken curry has become a real favourite of mine. It is so different to the food found in other parts of India because Goa was heavily influenced by […]

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Easy Indian Prawn Recipe – Baked with a Coconut and Mustard Sauce

A traditional Indian prawn recipe packed with flavour This is a very easy Indian prawn recipe and perfect for serving large groups. All of the preparation can be done ahead of time. The only thing you will have to do before serving is bake the prawns for about fifteen minutes. I often cook this Indian […]

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Cumin and Fennel Cooler – A Traditional Indian Drink That is Perfect for the Hot Summer Months

This is a traditional Indian drink with a difference! As you read this recipe you will probably think I’ve lost the plot. If I’m honest, the first time I made it I thought there was no way I was going to like it. A cumin and fennel cooler? I may love Indian food but this […]

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Traditional Indian Drink Recipe – The Lassi is Loved in India and Enjoyed with Meals

This is a true Indian lassi recipe! If I’m honest, I am not a huge lassi fan but I do make them regularly. In fact either my wife or I make a lassi each and every morning with the addition of fruit and bran for breakfast. It’s a healthy drink that gets us going to […]

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Masoor Dhal Recipe – An Indian Red Lentil Dish That Tastes as Good as it Looks

Masoor Dhal is an easy recipe to learn and make your own. Masoor dhal is the first Indian food recipe I ever made. It is easy to cook and only takes about forty minutes to prepare and cook. It is usually the first recipe I teach in my beginning Indian cookery classes. Students, some of […]

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Indian Fish Tikka – A Delightful Dish for a Hot Summer BBQ

  Fish Tikka is a summer-time treat!   I love fish tikka especially when the meaty fish is freshly caught. My local fish monger gets me the freshest fish from the North Sea. The fish is usually caught on the same day as I purchase it. Believe me, that is the way to purchase your […]

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Stuffed Brinjal Masala Recipe – An Indian Aubergine Dish That’s a Perfect Starter or Main Course

This stuffed brinjal masala recipe is easy to make! I have been cooking this stuffed brinjal masala recipe in one shape or form since I was a child. I grew up in Turlock California where there is a large Indian population. I had a friend growing up whose mother used to make this for us. […]

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