There are times when I’m already hungry and then I start cooking. Result – a dish comes together in under 10 minutes. Ideally I’d pressure cook / boil the tomatoes, peel them and puree them to be made into a soup. But there is a time lag between the boiling and pureeing because I have to wait for th
Basic Curry Recipe: Oven Roasted Tomato Gravy
This oven roasted tomato gravy is an easy hands-off way to make a restaurant style Punjabi gravy dish, with either paneer or vegetables. A rich tomato-flavour, balanced out by sweetness, a smooth texture and the… [Continue Reading]
The one tomato chutney recipe you need in your life
Tomato Chutney for Idli and Dosa| Spicy South Indian Tomato Chutney Recipe My kitchen garden is on a tomato spree and I can’t help but be inspired to cook with this fresh produce. A batch… [Continue Reading]
Tomato and mint flavoured moong dal
Yellow split moong dal takes on a delicious avatar in this stove top cooked version flavoured with tomatoes and dried mint. A quick and easy recipe to go with rotis.
A recipe for my favourite everyday curry ready in 20 minutes
Saffron Trail favourites! Recipe for my favourite potato, onion and tomato curry – ready in 20 minutes with ingredients from your pantry.
Kachumber – An Indian salsa from Parsi cuisine
Kachumber is a quintessentially Parsi salad or salsa that is served along with a main dish like dhansak and rice. A super refreshing condiment that goes well with any Indian meal
Tomato Gojju – A curry from Karnataka
A spicy sour and sweet curry made using cherry tomatoes, a delicious accompaniment to plain rice. A perfect recipe for a lazy day!
Egg Lettuce Tomato Sandwich – Your Perfect Travel Sandwich
Carry this sandwich on your next flight and it will truly be a case of neighbour’s envy-owner’s pride. Delicious to the core!
Penne with Pesto Trapanese – A Sicilian Recipe
Pesto Trapanese, a traditional pesto recipe from Sicily While basil pesto is the most well known pesto, every region in Italy makes pesto with freshly available local produce. According to Lidia Bastianich, the Italian cuisine… [Continue Reading]
Pomodori e Melanzane | Italian recipe for eggplant in tomato sauce
David Rocco, the famous Italian chef on tv, prepared this recipe in one of the episodes of his show David Rocco’s Dolce India. He gave it an Indian tadka using green chillies, coriander and garam masala. While that sounded exciting, I prefer the clean Italian flavours to mixing them with Indian fla
Review of the Philips Soup maker + Giveaway + Recipe for Tomato-Red Bell Pepper Soup
If you’re thinking of whether to buy the Soup Maker, hopefully this review will help you make that decision. Read on to find out more.
Eggless Savoury Muffins with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Cheese and Olives
It’s vacation time at the play group, which means the little boy, when not up to any nefarious activities, is hanging around the kitchen, making puppy eyes at me, saying “Mummy, I want something to eat”, which is not entirely a bad thing. He likes to eat most (if not all) the stuff I make, showers m