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Posted on September 22, 2017 by

September – Assamese Stir-Fried Mushrooms With Egg-Fried-Rice Parcels

A Chinese influence is evident in this vegetarian feast, but the most distinguishing feature of the dish is the thin omelettes we make to envelop the stir-fried rice. The mushrooms on their own are also good to pass round as a snack with drinks. Serves 4 Ingredients: 700g shiitake, chestnut or closed-cup mushrooms, stems removed, Read More

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Posted on September 20, 2017 by

Grow Your Own

I know it’s been roughly 17 years, but sometimes it seems like yesterday when we opened the doors of our first restaurant here in the UK in 2001. When we opened The Cinnamon Club we wanted to offer the UK audience a different kind of Indian cuisine and a different kind of experience than what they were Read More

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Posted on August 14, 2017 by

August – Spice Crusted Halibut in Green Spiced Sauce

This is my take on a tandoori fish tikka traditionally served with green chutney. Only difference being we are using larger cut of fish, marinated using the same techniques but cooked in an oven and the coriander and mint chutney is transformed into a hot sauce. Served along with lemon rice, it makes for a Read More

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Posted on July 31, 2017 by

Vivek Singh at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

We are excited to announce that Vivek Singh will be coming to this year’s edition of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The Edinburgh International Book Festival is one of the world’s best-respected international literary festivals, that will be held from 12th-29th August 2017. The festival takes place in Edinburgh’s Charlotte Square Gardens, where more than Read More

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Posted on July 25, 2017 by

July – Lassi Panna Cotta

Lassi Panna Cotta – a fresh, summery dessert accompanied by juicy, sweet mangoes, perfect at this time of year. Anyone who has travelled to India in the summer will be familiar with Lassi stalls that pop up all over small towns and cities during the summer months serving these cooling drinks at the peak of Read More

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Posted on June 20, 2017 by

June – Whole Braised Leg of Lamb with Peppercorn and Nutmeg

June saw the launch of Vivek Singh’s latest cookbook, Indian Festival Feasts! In celebration of this, for the June recipe we’re sharing an ultimate celebration dish. Raan; whole braised leg of lamb with peppercorn and nutmeg is a real centrepiece! It’s also very simple as far as the number of ingredients go, making it an Read More

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Posted on June 5, 2017 by

Vivek Singh’s Indian Festival Feasts – Out Now

I am so excited to announce that my new cookbook Indian Festival Feasts – my 6th cookbook with Bloomsbury – is out now! It is said that in India a festival is celebrated every day of the year. In this gastronomic celebration of India’s festival cuisine, I will be bringing you my unique approach to traditional Read More

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Posted on May 30, 2017 by

May – Mutton Biryani with Dried Fruits and Kashmiri Spices

May’s dish of the month features the recipe for mutton biryani with dried fruits and Kashmiri spices, from the new cookbook Vivek Singh’s Indian Festival Feasts – out 1st June. As the month of Ramadan begins all over the world, this is a feasting dish perfect for Eid-ul-Fitr, the celebration that rounds up Ramadan. A biryani Read More

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Posted on May 22, 2017 by

Vivek is back on Saturday Kitchen!

The forthcoming weekend is set to be a delicious one! On Saturday 27th May, be sure to look out for Vivek on BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, where alongside guest host Matt Tebbutt, Vivek Singh will be preparing a special celebratory dish from his new cookbook Indian Festival Feasts. Tune into BBC One from 10am on Saturday 27th May and Read More

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Posted on May 15, 2017 by

April – Baby Aubergines with Sesame and Tamarind Sauce

Otherwise known as ‘baghare baingan’, my April recipe is one that has different versions all over India, but the most popular one is from Hyderabad. It has rich, deep, earthy notes, and some recipes use fat green chillies alongside aubergines, or even include lamb’s liver in the sauce. The term ‘baghare’ refers to the tempering Read More

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