Recipes

Chickpea Chorizo Fritters

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These perfect little snacks are packed full of flavour. The smokiness of the chorizo works wonderfully with the toasted spices.

Chilli Cheese Sablés

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Sablé is the French word for ‘sand’ and is a biscuit – almost like shortbread. It has the most delicious, crumbly texture which should only be baked until light golden brown.

Caraway Roasted Aubergines

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Aubergines have a wonderful texture when roasted and they soak up the lovely spice flavours in this recipe.

Whole Stuffed Fish

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This is an ancient recipe of stuffing a whole fish with spices, sealing it in an earthenware pot, burying it in the ground and covering it with natural heat fermenters. I have had to change the recipe slightly to replicate this style of cooking for the modern day. Perfect for a dinner party. You can click here to see how to make it.

Hearty Lentil Soup

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This recipe is full of healthy ingredients and can easily be adapted to suit vegetarians or those who feel they need some meat in their daily meal.

Smoked Paprika Thyme Mixed Grill

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It’s no secret I love smoked paprika and this recipe is one of my go-to recipes when I’m pushed for time and want to eat something delicious for dinner. I love to add chicken to my skewers but you can skip this and add whatever veggies you like.

Sweet & Sour Lentils with Roasted Aubergine

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These lentils get their unique sweet and sour flavour from tamarind. Known as the ‘date of India’ it has both a sticky sweetness and also a tangy sourness. The aubergines are slightly crispy and add a beautiful texture against the silky lentils.

Crispy Okra

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Okra, Bhindi, Ladies Fingers, whatever you like to call it – I never enjoyed them much when I was young, but then I tried it like this.

Channa Masala

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Chickpeas make a great vegetarian alternative when you have to cook for meat eaters. The sky is the limit when thinking about what ingredients to add with them, and once cooked they can be eaten hot or cold.

Cumin Roast Aubergines with Chilli & Mint

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Roasting aubergines brings out their sweet flavour. Add a little chilli and mint and you’re onto a winner.

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