Spiced Apple Chutney

What could be more Autumnal than cooking with apples? As so many of my students know I love cooking, I often receive lots of apples when October arrives, and this spiced apple chutney recipe is where some of the first batch were thrown straight in to! Chutneys traditionally contain herbs and spices that increase agniContinue reading “Spiced Apple Chutney”

Ayurveda Inspired Summer Recipe: Pitta-Balancing Cucumber Dip

A wonderfully cool and refreshing dip, this recipe is perfect for serving along side a spicy curry, Mexican style meal, or a dish you feel needs a little cooling off. Within the realms of Ayurveda, the Summer months are governed by the energies of Pitta. Pitta is all about heat, fire and activity, but alsoContinue reading “Ayurveda Inspired Summer Recipe: Pitta-Balancing Cucumber Dip”

Imiam Bibaldi (Stuffed Aubergine) – A Recipe From Turkey

When my parents returned recently from a trip to Turkey, what they commented on most was how kind the people there had been. Taxi drivers inviting them back to their houses for lunch, offering them freshly-picked lemons and tomatoes from the garden. Elderly men on the street picking fresh apricots for them to try, andContinue reading “Imiam Bibaldi (Stuffed Aubergine) – A Recipe From Turkey”

Spiced Masala Chai Recipe

The ability to make ‘good chai’ is a very important thing in India – many mothers will work a lifetime to create and re-create their own chai concoction, and pass down the secret recipe through the family. When you taste how nourishing and comforting it is – not to mention healthy and absolutely full ofContinue reading “Spiced Masala Chai Recipe”