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Archive for November, 2011


How To Make A British Indian Restaurant (BIR) Style Prawn Buhna

Prawn bhuna is a thick curry that is great served on its own   Although I have tried a lot of restaurant style prawn dishes over the past years, I have to say this is one of my favourites. It’s funny as I’ve never really been all that crazy about buhna curries. Buhnas are quite […]

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How To Make British Indian Restaurant (BIR) Prawn Jalfrezi

  The word Jalfrezi is a combination of two words, ‘Jal’ meaning spicy and ‘frezi’ meaning stir-fry   Prawn jalfrezi is a popular BIR curry that is easy and fast to make. Like most BIR curries, you can cook this dish in ten minutes or less. As this is a restuarant style curry, You could […]

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Real Indian Food – Roast Tandoori Pheasant With A Pilau Rice Stuffing

  Indian food doesn’t get much better than this!   One of the things I have liked most about my year of cooking and eating nothing but Indian food is all the different flavours I have been able to try and enjoy. Before ‘going Indian’ I was already a feathered game fan. I absolutely love […]

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Black Lentil Dhal – A Punjabi Dish You Are Sure To Love

  This black lentil dhal needs to be in your Indian food repertoire! Whenever I cook something new, I always jot down notes about the recipe. I don’t write the recipe down, but rather what it was I liked about it and how I think it could have been improved. It’s just my way of […]

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How To Make Spring Onion Stuffed Punjabi Fried Breads

Stuffed fried breads were a real hit at my house   I first tried these spring onion stuffed fried breads about a year ago at a party in my home town of Turlock California. I remember them being really nice and wanting to ask for the recipe but somehow never got around to doing it. […]

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Indian Food – How To Make Spicy Venison Kebabs

You’ve got to try these venison kebabs in the Winter during game season! Delicious.   I like to barbecue my food. The smoky flavour just gets it. And as I love my food much more than I care about my warmth, I’m often to be seen cooking outside – rain or shine and even in […]

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Pan Seared Cumin Halibut with Cavolo Nero and a Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Cumin halibut is simply delicious   This halibut dish is first marinated and then seared. The cavolo nero with its grainy mustard and spicy green chilis gives the dish a mildly hot taste, while the sauce made from sweet bell peppers provides a balancing sweetness and an eye-catching colour contrast. I love halibut marinated in […]

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How To Make Game Bird Indian Curry – This Recipe is Amazing

Are you ready for a delicious Indian curry?   Today when I walked out my front door to get the paper, I was greeted with a familiar site. There – hanging from our large oak tree were eight pheasants, two grouse and four partridges. In a frost covered box under the tree were five rabbits. […]

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How To Make Cardamom and Curry Bread – This May Just Be The Perfect Loaf

You haven’t lived until you’ve tried curry bread! I love the pungent and aromatic flavour of cardamom. Cardamom can of course be purchased at supermarkets but you will find much fresher cardamom at Indian and Asian markets. These smaller markets usually sell both the green and black cardamom pods and also bags of cardamom powder […]

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How To Make A Spicy Pumpkin Soup That Will Appeal To Almost Everyone

  This has to be my favourite pumpkin soup recipe!   This is the perfect soup for a cold Autumn day. It will take the chill out of any frosty evening and I should add it goes down quite well with a nice bottle of Rioja. Each year it’s kind of a tradition around my […]

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