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A whole lot of chicken, rice and peas.

One of the most exciting parts of living on an island, I have found, is absorbing all the different aspects of such an alien culture.  Before visiting Grenada with the intention to build a life here for the next year, I was forewarned that creating a home on this island would be the biggest culture shock I had ever had – and weren’t they just SO right. 421 more words


Simple aloo ki sabzi (vegan)

Everyone loves potatoes; baked, fried, boiled, mashed, you name it. But one of my absolute favorite ways to eat it is aloo ki sabzi or Indian style potatoes sauteed with spices. 329 more words


Make Your Own Doritos With This Seasoning Blend

In The Doritos Effect, author Mark Schatzker discusses the complex flavor profile that makes snack foods like Doritos and Coca-Cola irresistible. Everybody knows what Coca-Cola should taste like, but it’s very difficult to isolate exactly what’s going on.

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Tips And Tricks

Goada/Kala Masala

Goada Masala is speciality of Maharashtrian Cuisine. There are variations of this Masala in different regions of Maharashtra. In this Masala, spices are roasted in oil till they become little darker, especially the coriander seeds/dhane. 206 more words


Winning Weekend Chicken Dippers


500 grams boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Cup Almonds, milled
1 Tbsp. Smoked Paprika
½ Tsp. Garlic Powder
1 Tsp. Ground Cumin
1 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper… 89 more words

Main Meals

Spice up your life!

Tastebuds were tingling this weekend after the fabulous Ginger Jar team treated over thirty supper club aficionados to their sumptuous “spice edit”.

After a break in supper club service, in part due to their move to a new kitchen in Herne Hill, the GJ brigade were on top form as they showed us what can be done with those unused jars of spices cluttering our kitchens. 362 more words

South London

Spiralized Twisty Fries

This version of the fast food favourite takes only five minutes to put together and is super satisfying.
You also get to play with my favourite kitchen toy; The Spiralizer, which is always fun (for me)! 214 more words