Category: Sidedish

Potato cake with garlic and parsley

The parsley and garlic potato cake is inspired from good times at L’Ami Louis (32 Rue Vertbois, 75003 Paris), one of my favourite restaurants in Paris. L’Ami Louis is legendary for its gargantuan portions of amazing French food served with the finest old Parisian charm. I love going there, especially on Sunday nights, and have […]

Salade Piémontaise

The ‘salade Piémontaise’ (Piedmontese salad) sounds very Italian but is in fact a classic French bistrot recipe. I loved buying this salad at my favourite local deli in Paris called ‘Davoli’ (Rue Cler, 7ème). Their’s was excellent and we loved having saucisson sec sandwiches with baguette bread, butter and crunchy pickles. Ingredients: (serves 4) 2 […]

Pilau Rice

This recipe for Pilau rice is a hit every time I do it. It’s easy, wholesome and delicious. Here are the ingredients: 500 grams basmati rice 4 cloves 1 small cinnamon stick 1/2 teaspoon salt a good pinch of turmeric 60g Butter or Ghee 1 finely sliced onion 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon cumin seeds […]

My raita with cucumber & peppermint

Takes 5 minutes to make! Half an onion finely chopped 1 and a half greek yogurt 1/2 cucumber chopped in small squares A bunch of chopped peppermint leaves 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon of salt Mix all the ingredients together and served chilled.


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