Author archive for Anita

  • A Life of Spice: My Indian recipe book and a journey recounted

    By Anita on July 4, 2016
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    My latest cookbook ‘A Life of Spice’ offers unique recipes and insights into North Indian cuisine. It includes my favourite curries (many vegetarian), traditional breads and desserts. The book draws on inspiration given to me from my Mum and the many dishes we all enjoyed cooking together as a family. She was an advocate of feeding and nurturing others and […]
  • Anita’s Kale, Carrot and Potato Avial Recipe

    By Anita on May 19, 2016
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    In the second of our new recipes for National Vegetarian Week is Avial (or aviyal). A delicious mixed vegetable curry in a thick coconut and yoghurt sauce, originating in Kerala, but which is now eaten widely across South India, especially at festive occasions and weddings. My version of avial has a lighter sauce but is packed with all the flavour, […]
  • Eat fabulous food – a lesson from my Mum

    By Anita on March 15, 2016
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    Our food experiences help to define who we are as a person, and bind communities from all corners of the world. So seeking out and preparing healthy food that is naturally good for the family, is one of the best ways to express your love. Hopefully our children will pass on our nurturing food legacy to future generations. The recent […]
  • Anita’s Cauliflower Kofta Curry

    By Anita on March 15, 2016
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    Anita’s Cauliflower Kofta Curry These delicately spiced kofta balls in a rich gravy are a tasty treat and also a great vegetarian curry option. The cauliflower gives the koftas a surprisingly rich texture. This recipe was developed in collaboration with Elephant Atta. You can take a look at the video demo on YouTube now. Ingredients For The Cauliflower Kofta 1 […]
  • Anita’s Dahi Wada – Diwali days

    By Anita on November 23, 2013
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    Anita’s Dahi Wada   These savoury lentil dumplings in yoghurt are made on special occasions and are a favourite on Diwali days. Diwali or ‘Deepawali’ is one of the great festivals of India, celebrated by many faiths including Hindus and Sikhs. It marks the start of the Hindu New Year. It is sometimes known as ‘The Festival of Lights,’ as […]