• Different Cultures,  Eat Like A Londoner,  food

    Eating My Way Through London: Dishoom

    Inspired by the Irani cafes of Bombay, Dishoom is an Indian restaurant that holds a special place in many Londoners’ hearts. The retro Mumbai ambiance renders the whole experience very evocative. So many people rave about it, that I felt like I was the only person who hadn’t visited. It’s been somewhere I’ve wanted to visit for some time. I wanted to see whether the food was as good as suggested, so was delighted to have the opportunity to try Dishoom’s Kings Cross branch. They don’t take bookings for less than six people after 5.45pm, so we did have to queue. However, it was only half an hour and things…

  • Different Cultures,  food,  recipes

    Easy Chicken Curry

    I’m completely caffeinated on coffee as I write this. Knew having two cups wasn’t the best idea haha! The takeaways near me aren’t up to much, so I thought I’d try to create my own Indian feast at the weekends. This chicken curry is yummy and easy to make- a pretty good substitute for a takeaway I think. Ingredients Method Recipe courtesy of BBC Good Food

  • Different Cultures

    Warming up the night

    I don’t eat much Indian food, but when I do, I go to town! Here is a picture of a chicken nariyal I enjoyed recently. I think there were samosas and prawn crackers lingering nearby as well. The Elachi, Belper, Derbyshire

  • travel

    Glastonbury Festival, 2014

    A few weeks ago, I went to Glastonbury festival.  As well as it being a good opportunity for live music, fun and drinking,  there was also plenty of food! We spent a lot of time going from meal to meal. I couldn’t take many photos of my food as my phone ran out of battery and I didn’t always have my Pentax with me but I did manage to snap a photo of the lovely Chicken Tikka Masala and vegetable samosa I ate on my first evening: