To make the perfect Easter European/Bosnian /Serb pie first ensure you find good filo pastry. Greek and Turkish are the best of which Cypresa is most widely available. When choosing the pastry go for the one which is meant to be used for baklava or for filling with cheese or spinach. Continue reading
Managing family mealtimes can be stressful, but life becomes even more complicated when you throw in different dietary needs. My two-year-old daughter has been gluten-free since September 2017. The transformation has been amazing, both physically and mentally, but it’s been a steep learning curve. Continue reading
An amazing new way of looking at your fitness as a mum! Our Hong Kong based unstoppable mum and Health and Wellness coach Cressida Martin shows you how. Continue reading
With the summer approaching fast and the beach holidays looming over our heads (and our bodies) take note of our in-house astrologer’s piece of advice for any future healthy diet plans. In fact, throw all the diets away and just get happy instead!
In this part of the world, very little is known of the Indian village: Kodagu (Coorg) and that such a place exists at the doorstep of a bustling metropolis, nestled between the Brahmigiri hills, hidden amongst a canopy of coffee, pepper and paddy plantations.
And virtually nothing is known of its lost princess- a story fit for a fairy tale or a hollywood blockbuster!
I don’t think a dish exists today, such as the Biryani, that has been so painstakingly researched over the years. It has left culinary historians baffled and its myriad theories have intrigued countless food enthusiasts, many of whom claim to have decoded its past. If the Da Vinci Code has to be re-written, Dan Brown should certainly chose the Biryani as its focus this time around. And if I were to have my last supper, I certainly wish it was a good Biryani; and so my epitaph should proclaim- “died peacefully, with a bellyfull of Biryani”.
(cooked by Anishya Kumar a food writer and chef from Ascot)
When I was asked to review what I was told was a Dansak meal I had quite a good idea as to what I was about to sample, or so I thought. Continue reading
How to toast the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee?
Almost uniquely amongst winemaking countries the English buy and drink very little of their own wine.