Masala Flavor Magic – The story of spice blends

I was a very naughty child. I got into more trouble than you could imagine.  As a result, I spent many an afternoon sitting in the kitchen watching my mum folding samosas or blending spice mixtures or simply cooking phenomenal meals for the family. My mum always simplified the spice blends, in fact if you saw [...]

By |2017-03-08T09:25:05+00:00March 7th, 2017|Recipe, Reference, Spice Box|

Corn Bhel

When I get lazy and want to a quick, healthy, delicious and oh-so-simple snack, the corn bhel  rules the list as an all time favorite. Preparation Time : 15 mins. Cooking Time : 5 mins. Serves 4. Ingredients 1½ cups boiled tender corn kernels 2 medium potatoes, boiled and cut into cubes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds [...]

By |2010-07-14T21:18:03+00:00July 14th, 2010|Recipe, Spice Box, Uncategorized|

Paneer & Vegetable Kebabs

I love Paneer (Indian cheese). It's a great source of protein and makes a change from the usual beef or chicken kebabs. The recipe below is one of my favorites, it's one my mother passed my way. As always, I made some minor changes to make it easier for the home. I love to serve it [...]

By |2010-07-08T22:17:40+00:00July 8th, 2010|Recipe, Spice Box, Uncategorized|

Curried Roti Roll

Makes 8 Roti Wraps Summer is a time for light meals. I usually find that the heat always reduces my appetite. This recipe is a simple twenty minute process so we can enjoy the long summer evenings. Personally I enjoy this with some shredded cheese and hot garlic chili sauce. Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil [...]

By |2010-07-06T18:45:42+00:00July 6th, 2010|Recipe, Spice Box, Uncategorized|