Iranian Potato Salad

Iranian Potato Salad

September is takeaway weather. Yes, we know, you’re suppose to cook everything from scratch. If you don’t, you’re wasting your money and you’re eating your way to imminent obesity. But honestly, sometimes you want a bit of a treat. Something different, something you wouldn’t ordinarily cook for yourself. Like beautiful Iranian food with their beautiful … Continue reading

Nasu Dengaku

Nasu Dengaku

When we were little girls growing up in Ealing, our mother used to take us to this neighbourhood Japanese restaurant. The owner was a very smiley and extremely chatty Japanese man who always used to try to engage us (extremely quiet children) in conversation. He was also the one who first taught us how to … 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

Chicken and Aubergine Bake

Chicken and Aubergine Bake

We truly believe that there’s nothing that can’t be improved with mozzarella. Even mozzarella. When in doubt, add (more) mozzarella. Fresh and uncooked with chopped tomatoes, on pizza, even on plantains, it’s absolutely gorgeous. So you know Melanzane alla Parmigiana, you’ve seen our Plaintain alla Parmigiana and now have a look at our equally yummy … Continue reading

Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

So we have this annoying habit. (And we have a feeling you may do too). We love food. We love interesting ingredients. We love the possibilities that a special ingredient brings. We scour food markets, supermarkets and food halls for good quality food that will help us transform our cooking and think creatively. But we … Continue reading

Ghee

Ghee

When we were little, we used to sit on the kitchen counter and help our grandmother make rotis. They would usually turn out to be strangely amoeba-like shaped, but we were so proud of them! And the moment they came off the roti pan, our grandmother used to slap a big chunk of ghee on … Continue reading