Tooting is a go-to destination now. Tooting is a hip, a top ten, ultra-cool neighbourhood. Each week it seems like a new bar or restaurant has popped up. But its real heart is the curry mile with some of the best Sri Lankan restaurants in London and of course Tooting and…

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I have been using fresh curry leaves in my cooking ever since I can remember. My mum always had a stash of curry leaves, fresh and dried stored in her kitchen. And just like her, fresh curry leaves are a mainstay on my spice shelf.  But I have started to…

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What is your go-to comfort food? Food that warms the cockles of your heart, food that fills you, satisfies you and soothes you in equal measure. Do you make a bowl of hot creamy, soft, steaming mash with lashings of butter and cheese? Is it simply a baked potato with…

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Are you looking for a new way to cook kale? Have you had enough of steaming kale, adding it to smoothies, soups and sauces? Want a kale recipe that is easy to make and is delicious? Then try this recipe for Sri Lankan kale mallung or stir-fried kale and coconut. What I…

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I love aubergines. I love them roasted, grilled, barbecued and fried. But I find, when I make an aubergine curry, they soak up the oil like a sponge! With a bit of tweaking, I have adapted my original aubergine curry recipe to create this super tasty, super healthy aubergine curry. The healthy twist I…

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