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Afelia’s Beef Steaks

To salt or not to salt. That was the question I asked myself the very first time my husband brought home some beef steaks as I looked into the best way to cook them, I had never cooked steaks before so I read up as much as I could on the topic. There was so […]

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Afelia’s Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

I love bread, I mean who doesn’t? Eeeeeveryone loves bread, even people who don’t eat it because they’ve cut carbs out of their diet, they know it and we know it too! I don’t discriminate when it comes to bread; white, brown, wholemeal, seeded, thin sliced, thick sliced, I eat it ALL! I also enjoy […]

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Guror Handesh

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel now Guror Handesh are traditional sweet Bengali deep fried snacks, made from a batter of flour and date molasses (morsa gur) or sugar. There are many variations of this recipe and how you make yours will depend on what kind of taste and texture you prefer; many people use just […]

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Bhat Biran (Bangladeshi Fried Rice)

Bhat Biran, translated as Fried Rice in English, is a comfort food and staple in every Bangladeshi household. Growing up it was the one dish that could easily be thrown together for breakfast or teatime, because being Bengali meant there was always a never ending supply of cooked rice at home! My mum used to […]

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Afelia’s Fruity Summer Pavlova

The summer season brings with it an abundance of summer fruits and what better way to enjoy some of these delicious seasonal goodies than to bake a mouthwatering pavlova? Afelia’s Fruity Summer Pavlova is one of my most requested desserts and is a favourite for summer and indeed during Ramadan, because of how light and […]

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Classic Keema Matar

It really does feel like forever since I’ve sat down to write up a recipe. I’ve had a close family wedding and so many family gatherings in the space of the last two weeks, that I feel like I need time to myself to recover and get back into food blogging mode! I know many […]

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Chicken With Vegetable Empanadas

This Chicken with Vegetable Empanadas recipe is something I whipped up one evening for dinner. I had an awful lot of carrots and cabbage in my fridge and wanted to use them up, so added them to the filling of my empanadas. A simple seasoned filling, this makes a great lunch box meal for kids […]

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Haddock with Broccoli Pasta

This Haddock with Broccoli Pasta is another kitchen experiment that turned out pretty well, so I’m sharing it with you all. It’s really quick and easy to prepare, brilliant for a mid week supper. The fish used in this recipe can be replaced with any fish of your choice – I had originally planned to […]

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Beef Bhuna Curry

As a family we love eating bhuna curries. The term bhuna, as I understand it, basically means a curry with a thick gravy, some people like it almost dry, but the consistency can vary depending on your personal preference. We love our bhuna curries with a thick but saucy gravy, loose enough to be able […]

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Chocolate Dessert Shots

Everyone loves dessert. In fact for some people it’s the best part of a meal. Whilst I’m not really a sweet toothed individual (give me cheese or a packet of crisps over a bar of chocolate any day), I do love a good dairy dessert, yes dairy because anything that involves creamy, buttery, dairy goodness […]

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