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Archive for October, 2011


A Stove Top Naan Recipe That is Easy and Delicious

Finally – A Fantastic Naan Recipe That Can Be Made On the Hob. One great thing about Indian curries is that they usually taste better warmed up the next day. My family likes to go camping and we almost always have a big curry feast the night of arrival. While other campers are bringing out […]

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How To Make My Favourite Green Chilli Chutney

A message to the reader. For those of you who watch the video of me making this recipe, you’ve got to chill! Yes I did double dip – a couple of times in fact! But it was so good and I was making it for my own family who know I have a very clean […]

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How To Make Banana Dosas – There’s A Lot More To Indian Food Than Curries!

  I’ve been making banana dosas for years!   My kids are off school this week for half term. That usually means me avoiding work and spending time in the kitchen with them. It’s one of those things we have always looked forward to – that is all of us except my 14 year old […]

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Brighten Up Your Meals With This Easy to Make Tomato Chutney

When you make this spicy tomato chutney, you’ll be so glad you did! Growing up in California, I tasted my share of delicious Mexican salsas. I love them. So when I went to the Curry Festival in Leeds last month I was surprised and delighted to find one of the Punjabi restaurant stalls serving their […]

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Pinto Bean Thoran – A Vegetarian Curry Recipe That Tastes Great and Can Be Made in a Hurry

If you’re looking for a nice vegetarian curry recipe, check this out!     What a nice flavour this curry has! It’s easy and cheap to make and above all, it’s filling. I often make it for lunch for my wife and me or serve it as a side dish at one of our many […]

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How to Make Home-made Dosas – Indian Rice and Lentil Pancakes

  Dosas are like tortillas with an education   For this week’s recipe shed challenge – that’s recipes with rice, pulses and/or pasta – I’ve chosen a family favourite: dosas! I’ve been planning to publish this dosa recipe for some time now. Dosas are simply amazing with their crispy exterior and soft centre. To my […]

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Cedar Plank Wrapped Salmon With Spicy Saffron Kedgeree

Salmon wrapped in cedar is a real treat! I have been making this amazing salmon dish in one way or another for years. Find yourself the freshest wild salmon you can buy and let the subtle flavour of the cedar wood be absorbed into the flesh. That together with the simple but tasty marinade makes […]

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How to Make a Popular and Easy British Indian Restaurant (BIR) Rice Pilau

  Try this popular BIR pilau rice!   One great thing about cooking Indian food every night is that there is very little waste. Everything is either eaten or saved and included in a later meal. If I cook a chicken, for example, the bones get used for an Indian style stock for soups and […]

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How to Make An Easy Restaurant Style Lamb and Chickpea Curry

Simply put… This lamb and chickpea curry gets it every time! I got home this evening and immediately realised I had forgotten to do a shop for dinner. We live about five miles from town and I really couldn’t be bothered to get back in the car. I started rummaging through the fridge and cupboards […]

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An Easy To Make Monkfish Curry Like No Other!

This monkfish recipe is easy and delicious! Of all the quite difficult recipes I’ve attempted over the years, this easy recipe is still my wife’s favourite. The flavours are simple but perfect. They just go together! It is essential that you use the freshest ingredients you can find but once you’ve done that you can […]

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