Did you know that Aloo Tikkia, which are moreish, spicy and tangy little potato patties, are so named because, just like Chicken Tikka pieces, they resemble the little pendants, tikkas, that Indian women wear along their hair partings?
Nothing like a mid-morning cup of tea, especially in Asian households, with constant exclaims of “chaa banaa!” (make tea!)… Continue reading
Did you know that even though lemons are acidic, if used in a small quantity, lemon actually has an alkalising effect on the body? Continue reading
We don’t use scales in our cooking; traditionally, ingredients are measured by eye but that does take a lot of practise. One of the simplest ways to measure ingredients, until you’re able to visualise quantities, is in spoons or cup measures Continue reading