Cooking ‘Goat Keema’ from “GOAT” by James Whetlor

Today we are cooking a Goat Keema, a dish that in the past I confess I have dismissed as being just fancy Indian mince and peas. However, once you get an idea of all the different spices you use to create the meal, one realizes how much more there can be to it and how…

Cooking the Goat Curry from “GOAT” – by James Whetlor

GOAT by James Whetlor is a truly excellent book about Goats and cooking with Goat meat. I confess that like many most of my previous experience of eating Goat has been mainly restricted to Curried Goat from numerous West Indian, Jamaican, and Caribbean takeaways and restaurants. I am not going to list out the exact…

Prawn Coconut Curry

I made this Coconut Prawn Curry last weekend using whatever I had in the cupboard. I had a pack of prawns in the fridge, a tin of coconut milk, and an onion, so I just googled prawn coconut curry and got loads of suggestions. The best one was for a Quick Coconut Curry from Nadia’s…

“Hairy Dieters Fast Food” – Fish Curry

  I love the cookbooks by the Hairy Bikers and I really have found that their Hairy Dieter series are a must have on the kitchen cookbook bookcase. I have all four of the books and I can honestly say that every single thing that I have tried cooking from those books tastes amazing and…

Cooking Carbonara – ‘Home Cooking with Ferran Adria’

  This week I have been exploring the pages of my latest find, the excellent cook book “The Family Meal” by Ferran Adria of El Bulli Fame. The basic premise of the book is all about the meals that they cooked at El Bulli in between service for the staff to eat. This is known as…

Persiana – Recipes from the Middle East and Beyond – does Broad Beans

“Persiana” by Sabrina Ghayour is a most beautiful cookbook full of amazing recipes and fantastically mouth watering photographs of food. It’s subtitle is “Recipes from the Middle East and Beyond”. The Author ‘Sabrina’; ‘Private Chef, Supper Club Host, Cookery Teacher & Writer’ tells us that “Food is a staple of life and every day should be…

The Big Soup – Hairy Dieters ‘Eat for Life’

Hairy Dieters Eat for Life Book by Si King and Dave Myers is the second one of their weight control series. Self designated on the cover as “The Hairy Dieters Eat for Life How to Love Food, Lose Weight and Keep it Off for Good!” you would be forgiven for thinking it is just another…