What is confidence?

Do you ever stop to wonder what it is about some people that makes them exude confidence? Anybody that meets me will probably think of me as someone who is fairly confident and in fairness…

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Chai Thali

Chai Thali: 19 Mandela Street, Camden, London NW1 0DU Food: Indian Street Food Price: £ THE MENU The Chai Thali menu is split by small plates, curries, full thali’s and accompaniments. As we were all…

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Banana and Cardamom Loaf

I love this recipe. It is simple, easy and super tasty. It has been adapted from an existing Mary Berry recipe and in fairness I wasn’t really going to post it but friends requested that…

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CAULIFLOWER AND PEA CURRY

This is not a typical dish that you would necessarily eat in India (they would substitute the peas for potatoes as their peas are different to our Birds Eye Frozen pea variety) however I think…

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HOPPERS

Hoppers: 49 Frith Street, London, W1D 4SG Food: Sri Lankan and South Indian Price: £ I have wanted to try Hoppers for a while now, belonging to the same family that own Gymkhana, Trishna and…

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How to roll the perfect Chapati

Chapati, known by many different names including Roti is one of the most common forms of wheat bread in India and is pretty much eaten everyday. Chapati comes from the word chapat meaning ‘flat’.  This…

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PRÉVOST

Prévost: 20 Priestgate, Peterborough PE1 1JA Food: British Price: ££ Six years ago Lee Clarke set about introducing fine dining to the city of Peterborough. He opened Clarkes restaurant followed by his more recent venture…

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Roasted Red Pepper and Vine Tomato Pasta Sauce

To cook a true Italian tomato based pasta sauce is a labour of love and time according to our Italian Au Pair. Tomatoes are de-seeded, skin is removed and then all this is cooked down…

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4 Key colours to bring your AW17 wardrobe up to date

According to Chillies and Cloves style guru Clare Watson, there are some key colours to look out for to pep up your Autumn/Winter wardrobe.  As you walk around the stores you will start seeing hints…

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Okra and Potato Curry

Known by many different names it seems to me that Okra (bindhi) is one of those vegetables that you either love or hate. Having eating this dish since I was a child I think I…

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