Venison Stew

Venison Stew

It’s funny because having grown up on “regular” meats – chicken, lamb, fish – over the past few years we have developed a love for venison. We do feel ever so slightly pretentious by seeking it out but actually it’s proving to be quite a versatile meat. We’ve had venison burgers, roast venison haunch, venison … Continue reading

Baked Kheer

Baked Kheer

Yes it’s definitely autumn here in London. Blustery (love that word), rainy, chilly and damp. As ever in London, it seems autumn always creeps up on us – one moment we’re in jersey tops and jeans…and then we’re in jackets and jersey tops and jeans and our shoes are never quite dry. Crazy. And honestly, … Continue reading

Blueberry Coconut Burfi

Blueberry Coconut Burfi

We like our routine. We’re safe people. We like knowing what our day will bring. We like having the same breakfast a few days in a row. We like certainty. We like having a cup of English Breakfast first thing every morning and then another cup after our lunch. The thing is…it can get slightly … Continue reading

Vegan Suji ka Halwa

Vegan Suji ka Halwa

So our very first taste of suji ka halwa (Indian semolina pudding) was at the Hindu temple our grandparents used to frequent in Southall and occasionally drag us to on Sundays. Part of the ritual involved being given prashad from the priest – the sacrament, or the physical presence of God’s blessing. It could be … Continue reading

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

There was a time – not too long ago – when we did not like salads. At all. The Salad seemed to represent self-denial and bland rabbit food. We just could not understand why someone would willingly choose one as a main meal. Now – it’s a different story because we’ve realised a salad, could … Continue reading