Fudgy coconut brownies

Fudgy coconut brownies

In a bid to clear the cupboards of ingredients that I bought but used I stumbled across a lonely bag of dessicated coconut. From memory, it was supposed to be for some sort of curry recipe, but never made it into the pan. Searching the internet for an alternative plan for the coconut I came across this rather delicious looking recipe for fudgy coconut brownies. Continue reading

Toasted honey and pumpkin seed granola


Flicking through the pages of another of my favourite cookbooks, Vegetarian by Alice Hart, I  was inspired to make Alice’s toasted honey and pumpkin seed granola with yoghurt.

I usually start the day with a bowl of porridge – it’s the toddler’s favourite breakfast and I’m quite partial to it myself – however, with the mornings getting lighter and brighter I fancied a change. Continue reading

Prawn biryani

prawn biryani

Some recipes don’t photograph as good as they taste, and this delicious prawn biryani proves the point. It’s taken from the market kitchen cookbook  – a programme that I’ve never watched but the book was given to me by the mother-in-law and it’s got some pretty tasty recipes in it.

This particular curry is a non-conventional biryani from the very beautiful Anjum Anand. She states in the book ‘traditionally biryani is a baked dish, but this recipe is all prepared on the hob.’ So, having fired up the oven to the obligatory gas mark 5, it’s quickly turned off again in favour of the hob. Continue reading