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Lemon Cucumber Raita

My colleague is a keen gardener and is always surprising us with fruits and vegetables from his half acre garden where he grows fruits and vegetables using poly tunnels. Last week, he gave us these lovely yellow lemon cucumbers. They don’t have a lemon taste but look a bit like …

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Mixed Veg and Pasta with Cashews

Try and spice up your pasta I felt so good creating this pasta recipe after watching the culinary film One Hundred-Foot Journey. …

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Aubergine Meze

Aubergine is a vegetable I have got to enjoy only recently.   In the past, aubergines used to have some bitterness which has now …

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Bistro1847 restaurant review

Bistro 1847 is a vegetarian restaurant in Manchester and was booked by my son in celebration of his younger brother’s graduation.  The …

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Blackberry Jam

This summer, I have tried to make jam out of the favourite summer fruits. The recipe for all is very similar. Most …