I love spicy chicken. But sometimes I want something different to a curry style chicken. And that’s where jerk comes in. The heat that comes from a curry is ‘adorned’ with flavours; cumin, turmeric, coriander. But jerk gives a more fiery hit. It’s all about that scotch bonnet!! Now, admittedly, I like an easy life… Continue reading Spicy Jerk Chicken
One of the worst things for parents when travelling with kids is not just packing, but finding clothes you’ve packed once you reach your destination. Actually, t’s not just a problem when you have kids, it’s also a problem when you don’t have kids! It’s an ‘everybody’ problem! I love being organised and knowing where… Continue reading The secret to packing for a vacation (Packing Cubes)
This is a no fancy schmancy recipe. This is a very easy BBQ wings recipe that I run to when I need to quickly zap something up. The two main ingredients are BBQ sauce and tomato ketchup, but my recipe adds some additional flavour that zhooomps things up! These wings are so sticky and delicious!! … Continue reading No fuss BBQ Wings
Growing up in a Bengali household we ate a lot of traditional Bengali food, which I loved. One thing I remember was this mackerel dish. It was one of the first things I learnt to cook as soon as I started making food for my own family. Primarily because it’s so easy, but also because… Continue reading Spicy Mackerel Dish
Sun Allergy, Prickly Heat, Heat Rash and Miliaria, are all basically the same thing to me. They are that incredibly annoying, itchy, sometimes painful or sore, red rash made up of tiny spots. I’ve suffered from them for as long as I can remember. They come up when I’m hot, or sweaty or when the… Continue reading That prickly problem of heat rash – Products that work for me!
Pashminas, square scarves, long scarves and shawls. I have scores of them. Not quite hundreds, but enough to create some major chaos in my room. I’ve tried folding them neatly into drawers, rolling them in shoe boxes and even laying them flat in under bed storage boxes. Yet no matter where I put them, within… Continue reading A nifty trick for organising scarves and shawls
If you love cake and you love coffee, these cupcakes are for you. Moist and delicious with a surge of coffee hit. They are a perfect little treat. These coffee cupcakes are a variation on my basic vanilla cupcakes and are very easy to make. Makes 18 Ingredients – Coffee Cupcakes: 6oz Caster Sugar 6oz… Continue reading Truly Delicious Coffee Cupcakes