Biryaniquest in India – So much of food, so little time


So much food. So little time. That’s what you feel like after a two week holiday in the motherland.  There is just too much to eat and not enough hours (and we won’t mention lack of tummy space) to pack Continue reading

.. and we are back!


..after a blissful two weeks in the motherland. And a good time was had by all – eating, playing cricket, eating, swimming, eating, shopping, eating with friends, eating with family and eating, eating and eating! Therefore whilst the spirit is Continue reading

Vegetarian Biryani at Southbank Tandoori – Guest blog by my friend Resa

Vegetarian biryani at South bank Tandoori

First of all, a disclaimer: I’m an Anglo veggie who doesn’t know her masala from her elbow so read on with caution… Poornima and I went for lunch at the South Bank Tandoori. I do like a restaurant with a Continue reading

Jeera Aloo – potatoes in cumin

Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo or Aloo jeera: cumin potatoes and the litmus test for all self-respecting restaurants in our family. Most restaurants are delighted to make this off-menu dish (although why it is always off-menu defeats us) as it is requires absolutely Continue reading

Aloo Mattar Recipe

Aloo Mattar

Or “Aloo Mattarrrrr” as pronounced by Indian aunties. On the topic of Indian aunties, let me tell you that us Indians have thousands – owing to the fact that any person who is older than you by a couple of Continue reading

Kunda’s Aloo Curry Recipe

Aloo Curry Recipe

And so the mother is back after a sojourn in Switzerland (don’t you just hate people who put in needless alliterations?) and life has become better. I don’t have to worry about cooking, making the kitchen look spic and span, Continue reading