Monthly Archive: September 2016

Banana Flower Fritters 0

Banana Flower Fritters

After a pretty long gap it’s fritters again but with banana blossoms. I had wanted to post about mini apple pies but they didn’t turn out photogenic. Nevertheless they were consumed with vanilla ice-cream....

Falafel Scotch Eggs 0

Falafel Scotch Eggs

Falafel Scotch eggs with tahini sauce I am hooked to falafels now. It’s so much about the eating as in the making. My son loves Middle Eastern dishes and not a crumb goes to...

Roasted Beetroot Raita 0

Roasted Beetroot Raita

Roasted Beet Raita This raita was on my mind for a while. But it so happens that beetroot does not feature that often in my kitchen. On the occasions that I cook it, it’s...

Eggplant Chutney/Phanthao Shaphinyaba 0

Eggplant Chutney/Phanthao Shaphinyaba

Eggplant chutney with fermented fish & serrated coriander Every year around this time, our newspapers include pictures of grass blooms that herald the onset of autumn. The grass, Saccharum spontaneum, is known as kohua...

Braided Bread, Pesto & Labneh 0

Braided Bread, Pesto & Labneh

Braided bread, pesto & labneh September means the beginning of the end of summer. And it’s a thought that brings joy! This month it’s going to be mostly about bread and apples. I have...