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

Papaya Granita

Papaya Granita

We’ve never really gotten the hang of our refrigerator. In principle, we understand that the lowest shelf is the coldest (good for storing meat) and the highest shelf isn’t (good for storing lettuce and spinach) …and then the back of all of the shelves are so cold that we have a block of Parmesan frozen … Continue reading

Easy Burek

Easy Burek

So when we rediscovered the fig jam we bought on our Croatian holiday in our cupboards, we were revisited by all the memories of the beautiful food we ate there. One of the things we tried was burek – pastries that originate from Turkey but are found all over the Balkans. We loved them and … Continue reading