The secret to a delicious flavourful raita is layers of flavour. Not only is the yogurt flavoured with spices but the addition of tadka (spice infused oil) sprinkled overtop gives it an extra burst of flavour. Eggplant raita is great on its own, as a snack or severed as a side with biryani or your [...]
The secret to making melt in your mouth steak - and turning them into tacos!
The secret to extra moist chicken and a copycat KFC seasoning blend with a gluten free and dairy free twist.
Like cheese whiz, but dairy free and made with real food ingredients. This sauce has so many uses. Pour it over your fav pasta or pasta substitute for a delish mac n'cheeze. Or pour it over roasted cauliflower for a 'cauli n'cheez'. Pour it over loaded nachos. Or as a dip with veggies. This dairy [...]
A healthy spin on a childhood fav of mine - oven fried okra with tangy masala.
This is inspired by a spicy shrimp appetizer that I love at our local Hakka Chinese restaurant. They coat the shrimp in a light batter and then stir-fry it in garlic, peppers, and onions and a splash of soy sauce. It's so simple but packs such a great flavour punch. I wanted to recreate the [...]
Vegan and paleo friendly beetroot chops aka kebabs are delicious and they are an awesome hot pink colour!
A creamy rich and flavourful meatless curry that I tried to get my eggplant hating husband to love eggplant. How do you think I did?
An egg free vegetarian breakfast alternative using paneer (or soft tofu for a dairy free option) in place of eggs and loads of bold flavours make this one quite addictive! You will probably want to make double.
So now that we've explored all my spice basics, and tried out some more unique underrated (in my opinion anyways) spices, let's kick it up a notch and create some awesome spice blends! This is what I love to do - trying out different mix of spices to create new and unique flavour combinations. It [...]