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cooking for me and my husband in our little orange kitchen in Maida Vale
cooking for me and my husband in our little orange kitchen in Maida Vale

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Bhel Puri & Sweet Lassi
Dom of Belleau Kitchen and I added this to our Saturday Indian Feast.  We were unable to purchase a number of the traditional ingredients, so here is our version of Bhel Puri and it was yummy. Ingredients 1 onion chopped 3 med potatoes, peeled, boiled and c...
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Kashmiri Vegetable Masla with Coconut Milk & toasted flaked Almonds
Dominic of Belleau Kitchen and I have been best of friends now for 18 years now. We share many passions together and met as neighbours in Maida Vale back in our heyday of clubbing and dressing up. We both also share a passion for cooking.  Dom and the Vikin...
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Roasted Carrots, Chickpea Salad with Tahini, Cumin & Yogurt Dressing
I've only realised today after writing this blog to you all where one gets one's inspirations from.  Firstly, I  have to say, my passion for cooking and eating stems from my dad. He was a great cook who made the culinary experience just a wonderful game. Wh...
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Tuna Nicoise style Lazy lunch salad
 I felt a lazy lunch coming on. With a gale blowing outside in the garden, I started to fantasise about summertime and and yearn for my salads.  Although the days of eating raw seem lost in a distant dream, I thought I'd just grab a little piece of summer h...
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Seared Tuna with black Thai rice, griddled peppers and Japanese style salad
By now, I'm sure you have gathered that the Grumpy Greek and I are kinda partial to a massive splash of colour, as you can see in our little orange kitchen. This also reflects in my cooking. I believe that 50% of the enjoyment of food is by eating with your...
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Leek and Gruyere Flan, Beetroot & potato gratin with roasted red peppers and a mixed leaf salad.
 Sometimes in life you're lucky enough to get that chance encounter with a particular person.  Well, I had that exact experience two weeks ago and felt an immediate bond. I was holding a little get together in my flat with a few of my lovely neighbours over...
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Peri Peri Spatchcock Chicken, Chunky Coleslaw & Fries
Let's face it, nobody wants to be exiled to the kitchen when entertaining friends, that is why I love this dish.  Practically all the preparation can be done in advance i.e., Marinade for the chicken, make your chunky coleslaw ( which can be made up to 2 hr...
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Tuscany Style Ribollita
In the afternoon the skies darkened, the temperature dropped and the rain set in. It was time to cosy down with a bowl of something hot, healthy and rustic. Sometime ago one of my neighbours made this fabulous dish for me and I have been cooking it ever sin...
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