admin on June 17th, 2009

Lauki (bottle gourd, dhoodhi/dudhi, ghiya) is a type of squash with light green skin and white flesh. Interestingly, as the name suggests, it is one of the first cultivated plants in the world that was grown not for food but as a container. This particular recipe, in which the dhudhi is cooked with Channa Daal, […]

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admin on June 16th, 2009

INGREDIENTS: * 20g pack dried porcini * 1 free-range chicken , about 1.5kg/3lb 5oz, jointed into 8 pieces (ask your butcher to do this for you) * 1 lemon , halved * 2 tbsp olive oil * 25g unsalted butter * 1 small onion , finely chopped * 300g/10oz pumpkin , peeled, seeded and cut […]

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admin on June 15th, 2009

INGREDIENTS: * 1 tbsp sunflower oil * 3 tbsp Thai yellow curry paste * 2 onions , finely chopped * 3 large stalks lemon grass , bashed with the back of a knife * 6 cardamom pods * 1 tbsp mustard seed * 1 piece pumpkin or a small squash (about 1kg) * 250ml vegetable […]

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