Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fresh Coriander & Mint Dip

This dip is great with almost anything. Traditionally it is served with snacks like Caramelised Onion Bhajias but I use it as a fresh kinda salsa with meats and veg. If you make extra then cover it and pop in the … Continue reading

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Old Girls Starlight Supper

On Thursday I held a Starlight Supper at my old school, Bolton School, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. I thought I would share my kitchen madness with you….

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Caramelised Onion Bhajias

I adore these little snacks. I can’t remember when I first tried them, but I have loved them ever since and they are really easy to make fresh. If you don’t want to deep fry them then just shallow fry … Continue reading

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Street food – glorious street food…

I have always loved street food. Every country I visit, the first thing I do is head out and  have something local and traditional, usually on the street, if the food looks safe. Saying that, I’ve not always followed my … Continue reading

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How to cook Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala has won the world over. Although it is not considered traditionally Indian, the ‘chicken tikka’ recipe is very authentic, and the ‘masala’ sauce is truly Indian. In India they will cook the marinated meat in the sauce, … Continue reading

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How to cook Lamb Balti

This recipe uses a secret spice blend that has been in my family for over 40 years. We decided to share the flavours by creating a spice paste so everyone can have authentic Indian dishes at home too.

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How to cook Butter Chicken

This rich chicken recipe is one of my all time favourites and when you have seen how easy it is to prepare you will wonder why you haven’t tried it at home before.

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How to cook Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma is one of the most popular dishes on a restaurant menu and is wonderfully mild with hints of coconut and fennel. Using a spice paste helps you create the perfect sauce, expertly balanced using a secret family spice … Continue reading

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How to cook Beef Madras

This is a restaurant favourite recipe that is really easy to make at home yourself. Having a spice paste in your pantry means that you don’t have to worry about which spices to add  when.

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How to cook Tandoori Fish Kebabs

This recipe is a perfect BBQ dish but it can be cooked indoors too as all the magic is in our iconic Tandoori Paste. An easy recipe that is simple, quick and tastes delicious.

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