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Blood Orange and Chocolate pancakes

It is always fun to cook with the family and it is even better on Valentine’s Day when we can celebrate all kinds of love, I often find myself entertaining and cooking for friends too. It gives me so much joy to feed everyone, trying new dishes, recipes and some family favourites As they say, …

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Vegetarian Inspiration

It’s the start of the New Year and everyone is looking for ways to feel healthier but when so many people think of creating healthier meals they assume they will be boring or tasteless. I want to show you how easy it is to make healthy food that is delicious and packed with flavour. These …

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Stir-up Sunday- The perfect Christmas pudding!

Stir-up Sunday is an old tradition where people spend the last Sunday before advent ‘stirring up’ their Christmas pudding. This ‘stir up’ Sunday always falls in November giving the Christmas pudding enough time to mature, develop the flavours and deepen the colours. It’s a great way to start getting festive in the kitchen and also …

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Festive food for Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the biggest festivals in India, which brings families and friends together. It is celebrated not only in India but by people all over the world. This year I am delighted to be working with Sainsbury’s to celebrate this exciting time of year by sharing these Diwali recipes …

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Dotty cupcakes for RNIB

With Bake Off season in full swing, this month I’m turning to a classic to help RNIB fundraise for blind and partially sighted people: The humble cupcake. RNIB is the UK’s leading charity supporting people living with sight loss, so I’m really excited to be working with them on their #DotsRaiseLots campaign. The idea is …

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The Launch!

‘The Cardamom Trail’ my first recipe book is out now! Published by Octopus publishing group, it will be available in the UK, US and Canada. I was very lucky to have such amazing people to work with from the editor to the design team, the photographer to the stylist. I had a clear vision of …

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My little taste of Punjab

It was my first ever trip to Punjab. My grandparents originally came from Punjab before they moved to central India but I had never had a chance to visit before December 2015. My whole family decided to take a trip to Amritsar in Punjab as I had long wanted to visit the Golden Temple. We …

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Baking an Autumn Tree- Get Creative

Baking an Autumn Tree I got a chance to do something really creative recently when I was asked by BBC- Get Creative team to come up with something really artistic using my baking skills. I decided to bake an Autumn Tree using Cake and biscuits. I was really pleased with the gorgeous tree I was …

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