Interestingly I was a fussy eater until I left home for university and had to cook for myself. Ever since then I was hooked. I love cooking (so much so that my wife doesn't get a chance to cook), experimenting with new techniques, finding out the origin of recipes and most of all looking for new and exotic tastes.

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Making Yogurt at Home is Really Easy

The process of making yogurt at home is not so much a recipe as it is a very simple process and some waiting. I’ve been making a large jar of homemade yoghurt every week, or yogurt as you Americans call it, for about 2 years now, long before the pandemic. I think I saw a …

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Delicious Aubergine Curry (Vegetarian Indian Eggplant Curry)

Eggplant curry

The most common aubergine curry is probably Baingan Bharta, which is a dish from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan were the aubergine (eggplant) is minced before cooking. I had bought some small Indian eggplants the other day at the grocery store and wanted to make a dish that kept them more whole and …

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What is Blood Sausage & What is it Made of

What is Blood Sausage

The question ‘What is Blood Sausage’ is quite literally answered within the question. It is a sausage made from animal blood and other ingredients such as spices, fats, and grains. It is commonly stuffed into a large animal sausage casing, and then boiled. It is then commonly fried before eating, usually in slices and is …

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Chicken Jalfrezi – A curry from Leftovers

Chicken Jalfrezi

A firm favourite in British Indian Restaurants is the Chicken Jalfrezi. It is so popular that a few years ago according to a poll run by Chaat, the British Curry Club magazine, Jalfrezi now seems to challenge Chicken Tikka Masla as the new king of curries.  Tastes are changing with people now wanting more flavour …

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Easy BIR Chicken Korma with Coconut Milk

Chicken Korma with Coconut Milk

Chicken Korma with Coconut Milk is my attempt at making a UK Indian restaurant style korma that is rich, creamy and mildly spiced as well as quick and easy to make. Chicken Korma is an extremely popular dish in UK Indian restaurants that it tops the polls of Britain’s favourite curry, sometimes beating Chicken Tikka …

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