Sweet potato chutney with homemade naan bread

This is a very versatile recipe. Serve it as a hearty snack when you have friends over for drinks or pack it for lunch. Great for late summer picnics and barbeques and of course you can have it for dinner as well. Sometimes I just make the chutney and top a bowl of rice with it. Sometimes I make the breads as well and serve a green salad with it. Naturally you don’t need to…

Aubergine (egg plant) and mango rice paper rolls

This recipe was inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi’s soba noodles recipe with aubergines and mango. I absolutely adore his book ‘Plenty’ and this dish is one of my favourites. At one time I wrapped the delicious sweet and sour fruit and veg filling into some rice paper sheets and the result was unsurprisingly awesome. It’s a great party snack. Easy to bring to a picnic or pack for lunch.   Ingredients (10 or more rolls) 100…

Coconut mung bean soup with sweet potatoes

Whenever I’m having a tough day, I’m looking forward to getting home and cocooning with a hearty bowl of bean or lentil soup. With loads of spices to warm my tummy and crank up my immune system. I find it so nourishing and satisfying. This recipe arose one day when I wasn’t feeling like going out for groceries. I decided to use everything I had left at home. You can imagine that it’s a very…