Groceries for today - A mix of the essentials and not so essentials...

Some groceries from the supermarket

  • Juices (Orange, Apple & Ginger)

  • Fruit – Bananas, Oranges, Mango, Melon

  • Chicken Goujons & Chips, Vegetable Spring Rolls

  • Biscuits – Cadbury ‘Chocolate Roundies’, Shortbread

  • Soups: ‘Naked Noodles’ Ramen soups. I tries the Vietnamese vegetable Pho

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Spinach and Garlic roti (Indian bread) with plain yogurt -a simple, healthy dinner

Dinner tonight was Spinach and Garlic roti (Indian bread) with plain yogurt. The spinach was chopped, steamed and ground. A dough was made with the ground spinach and finely chopped garlic, and seasonings. The dough ball was rolled in the

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Quinoa - cooked in the perfect cooker

Lunch today – quinoa – cooked in the perfect cooker

Tried cooking quinoa in the perfect cooker. So handy and quick!. You don’t have to keep an eye on the food, it is cooked to perfection, as the cooker absorbs Read the rest


Lunch - Chicken curry, Cauliflower, yogurt and Naan bread

Lunch – Chicken curry, cauliflower, yogurt and naan bread

Lovely with green chilli.

A delicious Indian lunch, the naan bread comes frozen (from a company called Haldiram). Very handy and soft when heated.

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Indian dinner with roti, lamb mince and lentils

First dinner tonight was:

  • Roti (flatbread)

  • Lamb mince with peas (Keema Matar). The lamb was boiled the previous night. The next morning all the solidified fat was thrown. The lamb mince was then cooked with onions and spices. Lovely with

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Lunch today - spinach flatbread with yogurt and potatoes

Lunch today was:

  • Spinach roti (Indian flatbread). The spinach was steamed, then ground with fresh garlic. The dough was kneaded with the ground spinach, water and condiments and made into breads after proving/proofing/blooming.
  • Potatoes curry (dry). The potatoes were boiled,
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