Quinces are delicious. Even their smell is amazing; I’d rather have a bowl of fresh quinces than a vase of roses.
Pickling isn't a new concept for me; my old head chef is a Southerner who loved to pickle just about anything.
By limiting the ingredients I use, and choosing to cook a vegan menu I am setting boundaries for myself, and then seeing how far I can push them…
Enjoy it warm, cold, toasted the next day, outside in the sunshine or inside under your air-con.
There's a decent chance that somewhere in your extended family you've got a vegetarian, vegan, or perhaps an uncle who's cutting back. Cholesterol, amirite?
I was the rare breed of teenager who actually had an answer to that most annoying adult question of what do you want to be when you grow up?
I know, I know. It's me again banging on about the farmers market. But I LOVE THEM and I will NEVER shut up about it.
I really think it’s worth giving it a try; you may surprise yourself with the levels of smugness you can achieve by simply brushing your teeth.
In every corner of this crowded, complicated country I found myself frustrated, and then fed. Often both at the same time.
I’m not sorry about the pun
Vada Pau is the dish of choice here. It's a cumin and turmeric spiced potato pattie in a chickpea batter, deep-fried and stuffed into a soft, white bun with a thick spread of very spicy chilli paste.
Truck stops, street stalls and highway rest houses in India have some insanely good stuff to eat. Some of my favourite meals came from tiny shacks on the side of the road.
Here, dear readers, are several ideas for things to do with cauliflower that will hopefully change your mind about this misunderstood vegetable.
As is my way you can expect extremely unclear instructions. These are not concrete recipes, these are intended to be inspirational.
Prepare to be inspired.