Tag: curry

Restaurants in London

Top takeaways from Bombay Bicycle Chef

One of the joys of urban living (I grew up on a farm so really appreciate these joys) is the takeaway. Food someone else cooks, delivered to your door…how splendid. And we love an Indian takeaway so were delighted to discover the Bombay Bicycle Club – or Bombay Bicycle Chef as their takeaway arm is called. […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Indian tapas at Sundoo in Sea Point

Today we’re back in the main road in Sea Point. Yes, I know we do spend a lot of time eating there. Sundoo is a new addition to Sea Point’s restaurantland which serves Indian tapas. I love Indian food and am partial to the tapas-style way of eating so I was excited to sample our latest local. […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Recipe: Lamb and coconut curry

I’ve long been a huge fan of Kiwi chef Peter Gordon  and love his recipe book Everyday which I’ve cooked many dishes from. And the food in his restaurants never failed to surprise with his amazing fusion of ingredients creating wonderful flavours. This curry is one of those, served with ginger rice and minty cucumber raita. And it’s […]

I recommend, Travel, Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

Magical Railay Bay in Thailand

Railay is a small peninsula between Krabi Town and Ao Nang in Krabi. You can only get to it by boat as high limestone cliffs cut it off from the mainland. It’s like a secret tropical kingdom waiting to be discovered. The scenery on the ride over is very dramatic with huge rocks sprouting out […]

I recommend, Recipe book review, Recipes

Be inspired by Rick Stein’s India

I’m a big Rick Stein fan. I’ve loved all his TV programmes and cooked loads of dishes from his recipe books (many of them over and over again). I joined his Far Eastern Odyssey with great enthusiasm, revelling in the food of Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bali and Bangladesh (how’s that for an […]

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Dinner at Triphal, our local Indian restaurant

Happiness is a good Indian restaurant you can walk to from home. We were so excited when Sarkhels opened around the corner years back and loved their food, so we were very sad when it closed down. But then Triphal appeared and once again we could relax in the knowledge that our Indian fix could […]