Category Archives: Chutneys, Dips, Sauces

Roasted Garlic and Arugula Pesto

Pesto–the nectar of the gods. I can’t get enough of this stuff. I learned to make pesto using the classic basil recipe but I also like to experiment with other greens like chives and most commonly, arugala (rocket) lettuce. It’s … Continue reading

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Coconut Chutney with Five Spice Tempering

Some friends and I made Masala Dosas last weekend from a packett. It wasn’t that bad, the batter was delicious, tasted like real dosas but they were difficult to make them perfect: a bit chewy, a bit crispy, not too … Continue reading

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A Masterpiece: Cumin Lime and Ginger Plum Chutney

  Back in the “summer” I bought some gorgeous  sweet yellow plums from a local produce market. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to eat all the plums before they started to…age…and I really didn’t want to throw them away. So I threw … Continue reading

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Tangy Red Almond Pesto

Who doesn’t love a good pesto? I normally opt for the green basil, parm, pine nut and lemon zest pesto–often swapping the basil for chives or arugula. So yummy! But the other night I got inspired to try a new … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Bhajis with Cucumber Mint Raita!

Now that I mastered the art of pakoras, I feel like a dirty snack food vendor on the streets of New Delhi! But with cleaner fingernails.   The other night, to accompany a delicious daal, I made cauliflower bhajis with … Continue reading

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Healthy and Homemade: Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce!

Here’s a simple recipe for a seriously delicious dipping sauce. I made some homemade chicken nuggets and fries and enjoyed the dip with them. Later on in the week the boyf finished off the rest of the dip with some … Continue reading

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Do this if you have a BBQ!

In a shocking turn of events, England has just had 10 consecutive days of beautiful weather. I know, I was confused too. We don’t have a barbecue, or a private yard to put one in, but I do have my … Continue reading

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