Category Archives: Main Meals

Chicken Biryani

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Chicken Biryani

Autumn is now well under way and today I found myself putting on my winter coat and scarf to go out and about. The displays in Glastonbury shop windows are starting to feature ghouls, ghosts, skulls and pumpkins in readiness for Halloween. How quickly the year turns! As it’s now getting cooler, it’s time tomore »

Chicken And Spinach Balti

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Chicken And Spinach Balti

As I was writing up this recipe I decided to look up the origins of the Balti dish.  Apparently it was developed in Birmingham 20 to 30 years ago as customers wanted their Indian dishes to be lighter, healthier and served faster. A true Balti should be served in the same thin steel bowl itmore »

Chicken Puttanesca

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Chicken Puttanesca

In this hot, humid weather all I’ve wanted to do is settle in the shade and read books.  A lovely book I’ve just finished is one called Nutmeg by Maria Goodin. It’s about a woman called Meg who’s growing up in a world of food-filled fantasy; where her first tooth was so sharp her mothermore »