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Pea and Basil Soup

June 20, 2017
pea and basil soup

It’s pretty obvious from the kind of things that I cook that I’m eating a lot of cake, icing and cookies. While I’m pretty body positive, I feel like eating the amount of sugar I currently am is probably gonna make my teeth and my insides rot a teensy bit. So this pea and basil soup is the start of me eating healthily in the week. I’ll still be baking and eating cake at the weekend.. because cake is happiness.…

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Sri Lankan Fried Prawns & Quick Mango Pickle

June 2, 2017
sri lankan prawns

Summertime is a time for fried fish and seafood. Sri Lanka’s an island, and as a Sri Lankan my mum cooks lots of fish. She’ll just take a frying pan, add in some coconut oil, curry leaves, garlic, onion, turmeric curry powder and seafood, and Bob’s your uncle – you’ve got delicious fried fish. I’d let it cool down and eat it with my hands. It’s getting hot out, so here’s a take on my mum’s fried seafood, with my…

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Turmeric battered Ocra chips

August 9, 2016
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My mum always cooked ocra growing up. She cooks it sliced with jeera, garlic and tomatoes. One thing people akways say about ocra is that it’s slimey. If you don’t like it like that, you should batter it with turmeric and rice flour. Shallow fry it. Slimey? No. More like heavenly. Inspired by Dishoom’s incredible fried ocra.   PrintTurmeric battered Ocra chips Ingredients200g ocra, washed halved and with ends cut off 100ml vegetable oil 100ml almond milk 50g rice flour…

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