Category Archives: Recipe

Spicy roasted chickpeas and baked matoke (plantain) chips

I remember going to an elegant champagne and dessert party one evening when I was living in Miami. I hadn’t had dinner. It was an incredible spread of desserts including the most beautiful cakes, tarts, combinations of chocolate and fruit, … Continue reading

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Almond Chai Latte

I love Indian masala tea. I prefer my masala to be sweetly perfumed and warm, heavy on the cardamom, very light on the cinnamon, fennel seed and ginger, and preferably no cloves. Certainly no black pepper! Chai means tea in … Continue reading

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Banana Cardamom Oat Muffins

In my recently published cookbook, Cook to Jhoom!, there are a mere three recipes in the ‘Sweet’ section. It has been challenging to come up with a varied selection of healthy and tasty Indian or Indian inspired sweets. Indian sweets … Continue reading

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Potato and Pear Salad with a Curry Honey Mustard Dressing

Before I get to the recipe for the potato salad I must tell you that I have seen the cover of the new Cook to Jhoom! book and it is gorgeous! Colourful and striking yet tasteful and modern. Definitely inspired … Continue reading

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Yogurt Rice or Thayir Choru

Following on from my previous post on South Indian food and Beetroot Thoran, I present Yogurt Rice or Thayir Choru which is the perfect accompaniment to the thoran and really delicious just on its own with a little pickle. Ammini Ramachandran, author … Continue reading

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Beetroot Thoran

This is my first foray into South Indian food on the blog, Kerala to be more specific. My first introduction to South Indian food was the marvelous masala dosa while on holiday in Delhi as a child. There was a travelling … Continue reading

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Desi Spinach Pancakes

A few weeks ago I made fluffy American pancakes for Sunday brunch. They got me thinking about savoury pancakes, which then got me thinking about Indian spiced pancakes for the blog…and here we are. It’s a wonderful thing when an … Continue reading

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