Category: recipes

  • A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy

    A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy

    Salaams, This is a recipe that I’ve written down a few times and each time I’ve managed to lose it. It’s a family home made natural recipe for a cold and as far as I know it doesn’t exist on the internet. I just want to say thanks to my lovely sister in law who […]

  • A Recipe: Dhaal or lentils…

    A Recipe: Dhaal or lentils…

    This is one of my favourite go-to recipes when I haven’t cooked and I need a substantial meal for the seven of us. The most difficult thing is getting the children used to it as a main meal. I do this by serving it with paratha- buttery fried chappati- and also offering scrambled eggs as […]

  • A Recipe: Meatballs In Rice

    A Recipe: Meatballs In Rice

    This is a wonderful special-occasion recipe that never ceases to amaze guests. The only reason I am now comfortable with it is that, following my mum’s example, I tend to make a big rice dinner at least once every week and now, after a little practice, it’s a variation of rice we enjoy regularly aH. […]

  • A Recipe – Shami Kebabs

    A Recipe – Shami Kebabs

    Hello my dears, You lovely people seem to be reading these recipes and I’ve already had some great feedback so I guess I’ll carry on posting these until you guys lose interest 😁…hehehe. I’m a little hesitant sharing this recipe with you because my mum shared it with me about ten years ago and it’s […]

  • A Recipe- Naan

    A Recipe- Naan

    Making homemade naan has always been something of a novelty for me. I visualised one day owning a purpose-built outdoor tandoor, to make fresh naan and tandoori roti and then I discovered these recipes online that don’t require anything more than a bit of baking soda and yoghurt in the dough mixture and and a […]

  • A Recipe – Afghani Pilau

    On Tuesday I threw caution to the wind and cooked a big meal as it was our anniversary. I usually make big meals on the weekend as I find it’s more relaxing when I have more time. But as it was a special occasion I decided to give it a go. Fifteen years has gone […]