Category: Party

Feijoa, Goa Sausage, Pav

Feijoa Sloppy Joe

Feijoa is one of my favourite foods. A Goan one-pot dish of Portuguese origin it’s ridiculously easy to make and can be eaten with either bread or rice. It also usually tastes better the next day. I discovered feijoa quite late in life; if I remember correctly I […]

Tortilla Soup in a Puri

I’m quite surprised at how little we use puffed puris apart from chaat. Millions of these hollow, spherical shells are consumed every day as paani puri, gol guppas and dahi puri. But not in any other form. Which is quite remarkable considering that it’s the perfect container for […]

11:30pm Lijjat Tacos

So once again girlfriend comes home at 11:30 in the night and says “Feed me!” There’s some smoked salmon in the freezer, and some Philly-style cream cheese and rocket leaves in the fridge.  The answer to the culinary dilemma of ‘What should I cook?’ seems simple enough. But […]

Mac n Cheese Pancakes

Starting from the 60’s, Hamlyn produced a series of cookbooks with the title 500 recipes for… The bulk of the series was written by Marguerite Patten, a food writer and author who rose to fame in post-war Britain. She, along with Elizabeth David, Claudia Roden and, our very […]