Tag Archives: spice

Indian Tahini Rice Salad

I find it quite hard to eat salads when it’s cold and torrential rain hasn’t stopped for weeks. My body instead craves hot, soul warming food that makes those cold evenings actually quite cosy. Come summer, I want salad and nothing … Continue reading

Posted in vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

How much do you love your spice?

Spice is certainly a big business in the worldwide food industry today. Hot chilli sauces generated $1.72 billion (around £1.1 billion) in sales in 2014, for example, according to the world’s leading independent provider of strategic market research, Euromonitor International. … Continue reading

Posted in info | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Daring Cooks – Vegetable Biryani and Tomato Curry

Grace, one of our talented non-blogging Daring Kitchen members, was our Daring Cooks’ August hostess who shared with us some of her family’s tried and true Bengali Biryani recipes – all of them delicious and all of them prepared fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Daring Cooks, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Indian, Mains, vegan, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Sausage and Saffron Pasta with Spinach

I always do the same thing with my treasured pot of saffron strands – rice. Last week, I wondered why I didn’t do more with such an expensive and delicious ingredient. I just love its scent which reminds me of the fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Egg-free, Mains, Pasta, vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments