Posted on September 1, 2016 by

August – Game Cooked in an Indian Wok

August’s dish of the month is in celebration of the game season. On the Glorious Twelfth, the first grouse of the shooting season was brought to London in the fastest mode possible; in a Porsche Macan Turbo, and served for lunch at The Cinnamon Club! Check out our feature in the London . Kadhai ka shikar or Read More

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Posted on July 11, 2016 by

July – Shrimp Kichri

July’s dish of the month features the recipe for shrimp kichri, a great brunch dish and as made by Vivek on BBC’s Saturday Kitchen – catch up on the show here! I remember my Dad used to say a true Bengali can’t have a single meal without fish or something fishy! Kichri was something that was Read More

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Posted on July 11, 2016 by

June – Baked Whole Fish

As demonstrated to the crowds by Vivek at this year’s Taste of London festival in Regent’s Park, for June’s dish of the month we’re sharing a simple yet effective barbecue dish, perfect for entertaining or an impressive family lunch. You could easily wrap the fish in foil and cook over a barbecue, but baking in the Read More

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Posted on May 9, 2016 by

May – Roast Rack of Lamb with Saffron Sauce

Welcoming Spring lamb this month! We are excited to be introducing Sunday dining at The Cinnamon Club, where the best of British Spring lamb features prominently. Found out more here! Now for May’s recipe of the month, don’t let the picture and cheffy flourishes with sauce put you off; my recipe for roast rack of lamb Read More

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Posted on April 12, 2016 by

April – Stir Fried Shrimps with Red Chard

Spring has truly sprung this month, and we’re embracing this with a splash of seasonal colour & flavours with our vibrant spring dishes at our restaurants. Find out more here! Today, I’m sharing with you my recipe for Stir-Fried Shrimps with Red Chard – a very simple yet effective starter, and I particularly like the way the Read More

Old Delhi-Style Butter Chicken
Posted on March 30, 2016 by

March – Old Delhi-Style Butter Chicken

In honour of James Martin’s final Saturday Kitchen Live appearance, March’s recipe has to be his all-time favourite – Old Delhi-Style Butter Chicken! Without doubt butter chicken has to be India’s favourite dish when eating out. I must have asked hundreds of people to name the one dish they always order when they go out Read More

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Posted on February 4, 2016 by

February – Uttapam – South Indian rice pancake with spiced potatoes

Uttapam – South Indian rice pancake with spiced potatoes In celebration of Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday this month, how about trying uttapam? A firm favourite of mine, that can be enjoyed anytime of the day but are excellent for breakfast.  Serves 4 Ingredients For rice pancake 50g split white urad dal 150g basmati or Read More

CS Roganjosh shepherd's pie
Posted on January 20, 2016 by

January – Roganjosh Shepherd’s Pie

Rogan Josh Shepherd’s Pie How about a warming and hearty dish for a chilly January evening? Try my take on this British favourite, but with an Indian twist, combining two of Britain’s culinary loves; curry and a pie! Serves 6 Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 4 cloves 2 bay leaves 2 green cardamom pods 2 dried red Read More

biryani and raita
Posted on December 3, 2015 by

December – Root Vegetable Biryani & Pomegranate Raita

Root Vegetable Biryani  Serves 4 Ingredients 1kg basmati rice Vegetables 2 turnips 2 carrots 2 swedes 1 celeriac 2 sweet potatoes with orange flesh 2 Jerusalem artichokes 20 snow peas Spices for boiling 3 green cardamoms 2 bay leaves 4 cloves 2 mace 1 tbsp cumin 3 litres water 50g salt 75g ghee 75ml milk Read More

Posted on November 9, 2015 by

November – Apple & Carom Seed Crumble

Apple & Carom Seed Crumble This is a dessert we often make when our neighbours have too many apples in their garden. As you can probably tell by now, ajwain or carom seeds are a particularly favourite spice of mine, so there I go again! Carom seeds add a wonderful pungency and savouriness to the Read More

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