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Author: Sivjini

Vegetarian & Vegan Paella | with Colourful Vegetables and Spanish Saffron

Vegetarian & Vegan Paella | with Colourful Vegetables and Spanish Saffron

Hola, Amigos ! Paella Vegetariana. Here is the translation; “Hello, Friends ! Vegetarian Paella” . This is what I wrote in Spanish, with my little knowledge of this wonderful European Language. I am fond of spanish music, and crazy about spanish food. Do you know? […]

Beetroot and Red Onion Savoury Muffins

Beetroot and Red Onion Savoury Muffins

I love seasonal cooking, it’s autumn in Britain now. Root vegetables like beetroots are so in season. Instead of the usual sweet muffins, I wanted to bake some savoury ones. And I couldn’t think of anything better than beetroot to start with savoury baking for […]

Thai Red Curry Paste – Vegetarian/Vegan version

Thai Red Curry Paste – Vegetarian/Vegan version

One of remarkable cuisine of Southeast Asia is Thai cuisine. Thai cooking incorporates all 5 tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and spicy flavours in the right amount and brings out the magic. It’s worth mentioning that both Indian and Chinese cuisine have greatly influenced Thai […]

Ricotta Gnocchi | From scratch | Italian pasta dumplings | Simple tomato sauce

Ricotta Gnocchi | From scratch | Italian pasta dumplings | Simple tomato sauce

I am a huge fan of Italian cuisine. I like to eat some kind of Italian dish once a week. It adds variety to my taste palette too. Me and my husband craved for Gnocchi. I thought why not try to make it home. Gnocchi […]

Vada Curry Recipe | Homemade | Lentil Crumble | with Olive Oil

Vada Curry Recipe | Homemade | Lentil Crumble | with Olive Oil

In Western countries, a visit to Indian restaurant is not complete without tasting the Vada for starters.  Vada is a type of Indian Donut made from lentils and Indian spices. When you visit South India, one of the must try side-dish is Vadacurry. The vada […]

Garden Fresh Bramley Apple Sauce

Garden Fresh Bramley Apple Sauce

September, when the sunny days of summer fades away paving way for the cool autumn breeze. That’s when our garden smiles with sweetness. The season of Bramley apple starts. For people who are not familiar with Bramley- It’s a kind of culinary apple, green in […]

The City of Bath, through my eyes

The City of Bath, through my eyes

Bath is one of the few quintessential cities in England. The Georgian architecture gives a golden glow to the city of Bath. Here is an account of the Golden City of Bath through my eyes.                     […]

Mushroom Orzo Risotto

Mushroom Orzo Risotto

  Mushrooms ! one of the superfoods in today’s healthy eating generation. Mushrooms are packed with full of goodness. They help to boost immune system, high in vitamins and minerals, good source of selenium (helps to keep your hair and nails healthy), great for your […]

Easter special: Blackberry jam filled Vanilla cake decorated with Marzipan

Easter special: Blackberry jam filled Vanilla cake decorated with Marzipan

Easter is the time of the year when cakes dominate our dining table. Be it a piece of chocolate cake for dessert or a nice piece of simnel cake with a hot cup of tea. Among the numerous flavours of cakes; The classic, Vanilla sponge […]

Marzipan

Marzipan is a thick almond paste. That can be used to decorate all kinds of sponge cakes. The consistency of marzipan is thick, the texture is like moulding clay, and it’s malleable. Thus making it suitable for decorating cakes and bakes. Because of it’s malleable […]