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Bombay & Co Restaurant Review | Cheltenham | Indian Street Food

Bombay & Co Restaurant Review | Cheltenham | Indian Street Food

I went out Thursday evening with friends, no kids, no husband, just me and my mates and we wanted something new, something…different. So we went for some Indian food at Bombay & Co in Cheltenham. It’s definitely new, but I hear you, what’s so different […]

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

There aren’t lots of recipes around for Indian crispy duck. Most of you will know that Indian cuisine isn’t all wet curries, quite the opposite. The country is huge and the cuisine incredibly regional. I am partial to a Dhansak, and when I was in […]

What’s it like to eat at The Coconut Tree, Cheltenham | Restaurant review of hidden Sri Lanka

What’s it like to eat at The Coconut Tree, Cheltenham | Restaurant review of hidden Sri Lanka

You notice a good number of stand out things with The Coconut Tree Cheltenham from the get go. Are they good or bad though? It’s in the middle of nowhere, and by that I mean a residential area of Cheltenham Town – a place like […]

How do you make Nepalese Lamb Pakku? | What is the national dish of Nepal?

How do you make Nepalese Lamb Pakku? | What is the national dish of Nepal?

I’ve done this to accompany a Dal Bhat, a match made in heaven, or as near to it as you can get in the Himalayas. In Nepal they would use mutton or goat rather than lamb, but it makes for a close substitute in the […]

Nepalese Dal Bhat with Cauliflower Rice | दालभात | What is the National Dish of Nepal?

Nepalese Dal Bhat with Cauliflower Rice | दालभात | What is the National Dish of Nepal?

Cooking Himalayan food is nowhere near as difficult as climbing Mount Everest but the result is equally enjoyable…ok, safer. Dal Bhat (Lentil Rice) could be argued as a side dish here in the UK rather than a main and the meat eaters among you will […]