Prawn Pistachio Pasanda

This is a very flavoursome curry, the pistachios really make this dish and the taste is quite different to your normal creamy base. It features in ‘Curry Up’ but this is a slight variation from the cookbook and uses powders not the seeds. You can use chicken, veggies, tofu or whatever you fancy in the … Continue reading Prawn Pistachio Pasanda

Spicy Prawn Linguine

This is a simple but tasty recipe which  I have been cooking for years, again another favourite of my old work colleagues. Adjust the chilli to taste, but this is simple and flavoursome. Serves 2 Ingredients: 250g Linguine 1 tbsp. olive oil 12 large raw king prawns, butterflied with tail left in place 4 spring … Continue reading Spicy Prawn Linguine

Fragrant Crab Cakes

These crab cakes are very tasty and full of fragrant spices. Coated in breadcrumbs makes them extra special. Ingredients:  Crab meat; I had one full prepared crab and 6 crab claws 600g sweet potato, diced 2” chunk of fresh ginger 1” chunk of fresh turmeric, or a tsp. of ground 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp … Continue reading Fragrant Crab Cakes

King Prawn Tikka Masala

I have named this Tikka Masala as the spices with the yoghurt is similar to that dish.  However, usually you would marinade the meat in the spiced yoghurt first, but I skipped that part and believe me it did not matter, for a quick curry it was tasty.  I also added some spinach to this … Continue reading King Prawn Tikka Masala


This recipe is a family favourite, after researching online I couldn’t find a recipe similar but the word ‘Foogath’ is a term used for any vegetable dish made with coconut and curry leaves.  It is an Indian side dish, as a kid I loved it and my Nana would make it along with her curries. It is … Continue reading Foogath