Krung Kaeng Khieu Wan (Thai Green Curry Paste)

I’m  a bit lazy when it comes to curry pastes, finding it easier to buy them pre-made.  I always imagined that there was so many ingredients that it wasn’t worth making myself.  This… Continue reading

Parsi Scrambled Eggs

Make sure you check out another eggy contribution to this months Cookbook Guru, this time from Nancy at Jamjnr.com who made a wonderful version of Charmaine Solomon’s Parsi Eggs served with a paleo… Continue reading

Curried Chicken with Cashews

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
I was reading Sandra’s (at Please Pass the Recipe ) latest post the other night and was intrigued when she mentioned that the Cookbook Guru, hosted by Leah, was exploring…

Anda Kari (Egg Curry)

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
I’ve always had a bit of a thing for boiled eggs.   They’re one of my favourite things to have sliced up on toast in the…

Charmaine Solomon’s Squid Curry and Green Bean Sambal

Our first contribution to this month’s The Cookbook Guru is a trip down memory lane and a visit to Indonesia from Lady Red Specs. I hope you enjoy reading about here experiences with… Continue reading

Garam Masala

Spices are something as a cook that used to intimidate me.  I’m still not 100% certain when it comes to using them intuitively yet, but I’m trying to learn and take risks. One… Continue reading

The Cookbook Guru for February: The Complete Asian Cookbook by Charmaine Solomon

Time to dust off this old gem and learn a little about cooking with spices I think. This was the very first cookbook I had on my wish list when I moved out… Continue reading

Falling Cloudberries: The Roundup for January

This month has been all about Falling Cloudberries.  If the comments are anything to go by it is a much loved book by an author that people are massive fans of. Tessa Kiros… Continue reading

Lamb with Onion, Ginger and Coriander Relish

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
I’ve had to renew Tessa Kiros’ ‘Falling Cloudberries’ from the library because there are still a few recipes I want to try. January’s The Cookbook…

Lamb Souvlaki with Homemade Tzatziki and Pitta Bread

A gorgeous and delicious contribution to this month’s Cookbook Guru from Cooking The Books: Homemade Souvlaki with all the trimmings!  Don’t go calling this fast food, just make a point of cooking it… Continue reading

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