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

Turkey Bunny Chow

Turkey Bunny Chow

This might look like your average, artisan white loaf. Nice, but nothing special. Until… …you open it up and find a treasure trove! (Of curry.) Bunny chow is a uniquely South African-Indian dish and depending on who you ask, either 1) came about as a handy way to transport food to the field-workers or 2) … Continue reading

Cheesy Olive Cornbread

Cheesy Olive Cornbread

One of the things we’ve always wanted to make is cornbread. We hadn’t tasted cornbread until we were adults and it’s always seemed so exotic, part of another world – away from the white fluffy English sandwich loaves and croissants of our childhood and the buttery, charred naans and soft khubz of our teenage years. … Continue reading

Smoked Mackerel Aloo Parathas

Smoked Mackerel Aloo Parathas

We absolutely love Sunday brunch! Brunch means meeting up with your girlfriends at one of London’s trendy eateries (Kopapa, The Riding House Cafe, Dean Street Townhouse), catching up and taking your time over lots of different foods that ordinarily don’t really go together. Muesli AND French Toast AND smoked salmon? We’re totally there. It’s brunch! … Continue reading

Khubz (Arabic bread)

Happy Eid! Being so far from the Middle East where we semi-grew up during this time of year makes us nostalgic for Arabic foods…jareesh, kabsa, mindi, manakeesh, basbousa, kunafa…ok so we’re carb monsters! Unfortunately, some of these things are not quite so easy to find even in London. We particularly miss the huge variety of … Continue reading