Chicken and Pea Aubergine Green Thai Curry

We went to our big Chinese supermarket to stock up on asian essentials while we were there we saw these pea aubergines. The only place we have ever tried them is in bali and they served them in a red Indonesian duck curry. They have quite a slightly bitter citrus flavour. This curry is simple,…

Healthy Crown Prince Squash and Red Lentil Curry

I love squash and the crown prince has lovely orange flesh and is deliciously sweet. It really holds its shape and texture in this curry. It is tasty, filling and healthy. Ingredients (serves 2) 1/2 crown prince squash, whole if small. Peeled center removed and cut into 5cm chunks 2 shallots, peeled and finely diced…

Fragrantly Spiced Lamb and Sweet Potato Curry

This curry is full of flavour and is really comforting, the smells you get from the kitchen are so yummy and make it really satisfying to eat. It has a lovely spice flavour and a hint of heat but it doesn’t blow your head off. Lamb takes on spices really well and the potato makes…

Fragrant Red Lentil, Spinach and Tomato Dal Recipe

I think having vegetarian food a couple times a week is really good for you. I always think vegetarian curries work really well and I do love a Dal for an easy tasty healthy mid week dinner. The garam masala and mustard seeds add a lovely fresh note and you get a tiny bit of…

Curried Hake on Spiced Lentils Recipe

I love hake it is such a meaty fish and takes on flavours really well. It is a substainable fish too which is really good. This is a lightly spiced dish and it is really healthy and tasty to eat. I never get bored of lentils and I really enjoy jazzing them up with different…

Sweet and Spicy Homemade Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe

In a well-known chain of asian restaurants I always order the vegetable version of this and wanted to try it home. OMG this was so much better. I combined 3 recipes I found online taking all the best bits to create this beautiful version. It is sweet from the carrots and onion, tangy from the…

Curried Crayfish Rice Salad Recipe

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while we had a bank holiday here in the UK and shock horror the weather was amazing (for once!). With all the health benefits of turmeric I am trying to get it into our diet where I can. This rice salad worked a treat. It is full of flavour…

Rick’s Malaysian Beef Rendang Recipe

One Christmas I got Rick Stein’s Far eastern Odyssey cookbook and dvd. When I saw the rendang I thought it looked amazing. I like this Malaysian version as the curry is much wetter and I love sauce. The beef just melts in your mouth and the heat and spice in the curry is just right….

Lightly Spiced Healthy Hake Curry Recipe

  This curry was really tasty and light, perfect for some spice in the summer. I can’t believe it comes in at just 152 kcal per portion perfect for the 5:2 diet. Hake is such a good fish to use in curry as it really holds it shape and takes on flavour a bit like…