Recipes

Bengali Fish Curry

The simplicity of this basic Bengali fish curry is its greatest appeal. It is mouth-wateringly flavoursome and when served with boiled rice is indulgently reminiscent of my mother’s cooking… Cooking Time: approx. 45 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients FOR THE FISH 6-8 medium pieces white fish 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp ground cumin […]

Spicy Fried Aubergines

Inspired by my recent trip to the beautiful city of Istanbul, I present to you this timeless vegetarian recipe, simple yet appealing as an accompaniment to pilau rice. Cooking Time: approx. 45 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 1 large aubergine (eggplant) 4 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp ginger paste 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp coriander […]

Bombay Potatoes (Aloo)

Bombay Potatoes, likely to have originated in Southern Indian, is a dish which has been adapted more for the British palette. However, I have found the off-the-shelf, watered down version of ‘Bombay Potatoes’ far from palatable. What I have created here is a more intensely flavoursome dish which uses the Eastern Bengali blend of five […]

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