Anjum Anand’s Baked Spice-Stuffed Apples

“Cooked apples are very good to perk up our ojas (our chi, vitality) so it is good to include them in our diet. This dessert is ideal for those with a kapha imbalance and it should ideally be eaten as it is, on its own.” Makes 1, can be repeated for more apples 1 sweet […]

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Jan 29, 2014
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Barbecue Prawns Marinated in Chilli & Soy

INGREDIENTS 500g raw tiger prawns, peeled but tails intact 250g cherry vine tomatoes 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 large green sweet pepper, de-seeded and cut into 3-cm chunks 2 red jalapeños, de-seeded and cut into 1-cm pieces Watercress and toasted pita bread, to serve Marinade 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely […]

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Jan 28, 2014
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Gregg Wallace on Valentine’s Day

Gregg the greengrocer tells Chaat! about his friendship with food, quality time with his children, and the secret to a perfectly romantic evening. The friendly cockney has a whole lot of love. INTERVIEW: MARIANNE VOYLE / PHOTOGRAPHY: CHARLOTTE KNEE Tell me about your  book, Life on a Plate. It’s a story of endeavour I think, […]

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Jan 27, 2014
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Is this the future of takeaway food?

“Anyone can cook!” according to fictional chef Gusteau in the loveable film Ratatouille. The film does of course have its flaws; rats can’t cook, and “the rat is the chef!” probably wouldn’t be anyone’s first logical conclusion, but who knew Disney and Pixar would tap into a potential UK food trend? Eatro, described as an […]

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Jan 24, 2014
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WIN a Crockpot Digital Countdown Slowcooker

Why Chaat! Magazine’s Danielle thinks Crockpot is great for family meals… Happy Friday to all our lovely followers! It’s competition time once again and on offer this time is this fantastic Crockpot Digital Countdown Slowcooker! Now to start, I was not a fan of slow-cooked meals due to the sheer amount of time spent stirring […]

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Jan 17, 2014
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Lemon & Paprika Crusted Cod with Rosemary & Garlic Roasties Recipe

The potato is an interesting vegetable, isn’t it? Actually, perhaps that’s the wrong way to start. After all, I don’t think there are many of you who would apply the adjective ‘interesting’ to the humble tuber. Filling, perhaps. Bolstering. Comforting. Blandly starchy. But probably not interesting. What I meant by ‘interesting’ is that it’s curious […]

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Jan 15, 2014
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Best Curry Cookbooks of 2013

We take a look at last year’s recipe books and what makes them a must-read… Spice Odyssey, Paul Merrett “My only aim is to provoke inspiration and exploration, because those two qualities are always apparent in all of the world’s finest cooks.” Paul Merrett, in the introduction of Spice Odyssey, would encourage you not to […]

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Jan 14, 2014
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Malaysian-style Chicken Curry with Pineapple

There are two things I absolutely must do whenever I go travelling to a new place. Number one is to take cooking lessons from the locals. All the better if this takes place in gorgeous open-air surroundings by a Vietnamese river amidst gardens of fresh lemongrass and Thai basil and a swimming pool for when […]

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Jan 14, 2014
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Sweet & Tangy Potato Shreds Recipe

SWEET AND TANGY POTATO SHREDS Lilo chevda “This is a snack beloved by Gujaratis, a sweet and sour shredded spiced potato dish. The shredded potatoes are deep fried until crisp, as are the lentils, cashew nuts and peanuts, but plenty of lime juice is sprinkled on just before you start eating so you get this […]

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Jan 08, 2014
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Tomato Potato Chilli Layer Recipe

Prep time:      About 10 minutes Cook time:     About 40 minutes Serves:           4 INGREDIENTS: 4                      Medium potatoes (fluffy),skin on, thinly sliced 1                      Onion, finely chopped 1                      Clove garlic, crushed 2tbsp              Tomato ketchup 400g               Can chopped tomatoes 2tsp                Chilli powder                    METHOD: Preheat oven to Gas 6, 200ºC, 400ºF. Place sliced potatoes, onions and garlic in a […]

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Jan 07, 2014
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WIN a Wood-Fired Curry Cooking Lesson!

This issue, we spoke to Yasmin Choudhury, founder of philanthropic food and travel brand Lovedesh. She’s introducing the UK to the unique concept, that is also perhaps a dying art, to Bangladeshi wood-fired curry. She tells us that, “As gas fires spread across remote rural villages in the Indian subcontinent, cooking over an open wood […]

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Jan 07, 2014
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Happy New Year! – Receive two Home Colours kitchen items valued at £20.00 when you subscribe to Chaat! For the 6 issue subscription £19.50 Plus the Home Colours items £20.00 Plus P & P all for £26.50. Order now while stocks last www.chaatmagazine.co.uk/Shop/ HomeColours.com is an independent retailer devoted to coloured themed homewares and interior accessories. […]

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