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

Easy Prawn Curry

This is a basic recipe in the style of how my Mum used to cook curries. The heads and shells are left on, coming from an Indian background we always love to suck the prawn shells and juices before peeling and eating, we also like to eat with our hands even though it is really … Continue reading Easy Prawn Curry

Smoked Mackerel Kedgeree

Kedgeree was always a favourite in my house when growing up, was the perfect brunch recipe and always a favourite of my friends too. Traditionally this is made with smoked haddock, however my Mum (who was born in India) always cooked this with smoked mackerel, I believe purely because it is less faff to cook. … Continue reading Smoked Mackerel Kedgeree

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

Mediterranean Fish Bake

This is a tasty and healthy bake, with the flavours of the med. Simple to put together and delicious. Serves 4 500g white fish (I used a mix of Cod and Haddock), chopped into chunks 1 red onion, sliced 2 cloves of garlic, sliced 1 tsp. paprika 1/4 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp chilli powder/cayenne … Continue reading Mediterranean Fish Bake

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

‘Puttana’ literally translates to ‘whore’ so I guess this is why this dish is known as tarts spaghetti. When you research online there are so many variations to the history of this, but most say it is because courtesans would make this as it was quick and simple, and the smell would lure customers in from … Continue reading Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Salmon Carbonara

Carbonara with a twist, using Salmon and adding lemon really creates a beautiful pasta dish.

Fish Stew

This recipe is quick and easy and will impress your friends, it is super tasty and flavoursome. I often cook this when I have a group of people over for dinner as it looks and tastes great, takes no time to cook and always pleases the crowd. You can use which ever fish you like, … Continue reading Fish Stew

Indian Style Fish

Creamy fish pie with aromatic Indian spices, topped with a thick layer of spiced buttery masala mash. This is a game changer on the fish pie front.

Chinese Curry with Cod

This recipe was influenced by my Chinese beef Curry (Click here) which is a curry inspired by one of my oldest friend’s Chinese mother. I also took a little inspiration from Ching’s Cod & Aubergine Stew, which I saw on Lorraine. The curry base is as my recipe, but I seasoned the cod in cornflour … Continue reading Chinese Curry with Cod

Spicy Tuna Bake

Another good recipe for lockdown, this is a Mac ‘n’ cheese meets tuna bake, spicy tomato tuna with veggies with a cheesy topping. If making for kids this is still great without the chilli. Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 carrots, grated 2 celery sticks, finely diced 2 leeks, halved lengthways, then finely … Continue reading Spicy Tuna Bake

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