Tag Archives: Indian spices

CHICKEN CURRY WITH YOGHURT, PICKLING SPICES AND PINK PEPPERCORNS

I’m not sure exactly what it is about Indian cuisine that I find so appealing. It’s intrinsically comforting for me due to my background – growing up with an Indian mother, my diet was heavy on the curries and chapatis, among a few other things. But my love for the stuff is more than just […]

GINGER & NUTMEG SCONES WITH SPICED BERRY COMPOTE

Whilst we were away, we made a batch of scones to keep us going inbetween meals (what can I say – it was an indulgent few days: being that they were eaten with generous amounts of clotted cream and fruit compote, one of these bad boys was pretty much a meal in itself!)  Crystallised ginger in soft, crumbly […]

INDIAN SPICED TEMPURA VEGETABLES

I’ve been having fantasies about tempura of late.  I’ve always been a fan of the stuff, but during a recent trip to Lisbon, one of the most simple dishes we ate also turned out to be one of my favourites (although, to be fair, there were quite a lot of favourites): in a bar, we were given tempura coated green beans, served alongside […]

ROASTED POTATOES & PARSNIPS WITH LEMON & INDIAN SPICES

It’s been a hectic couple of weeks over here, and somewhere along the way, the sun has started coming out, the evenings have been staying lighter for longer, and bulbs have begun to bloom.  I do love this part of the season, the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it beginning – I just have to try and blink less…  Anyway, […]