Recipe Library



Indian Chana Dal

Butternut squash with coconut, ginger and chilli soup

Miso Chilli Vegetable Noodle Broth

Moong Dal

Tuscan White Bean Soup

Florentine lemongrass soup


Cinnamon and ginger dal

Bengali khichuri

Marrow dal and fried marrow skins

Red Split Lentil Dal and Bengali Five Spice (Panch Phoron)

Indian Toor Dal with Tarmarind and Ginger

Chickpea, tomato, spinach and feta soup/stew

Spiced chickpea and coriander soup

Moong Dal and a Sri Lankan Gem

Pea and Mint Soup with Crumbled Feta

Dal Makhani – my husband’s favourite

Gujarati Kadhi – a spiced yogurt soup

Rasam – Spiced Indian tomato soup

Tomato and Garlic Red Lentil Dal

Mung bean and cumin dal

Wild Garlic, Courgette and Lemon Soup with Poached Egg and Crispy Panko Breadcrumbs

Sri Lankan Dal

Spiced Watermelon Soup – savoury 

Sri Lankan/Southern Indian Sambar

Roasted Sweet Potato, Garlic and Sweet Paprika Soup

Iraqi Jewish Kubbeh

Leek and Potato Soup with creme fraiche and chives

Ribollita – a Tuscan classic

Jordanian Shorba

Fennel and Preserved Lemon Soup

Toor Dal with Fresh Coconut and White Poppy Seeds

Cambodian Yellow Curry/Broth with Rice Noodles (Num Banh Chok)

Mexican white beans with courgettes and tomatoes




Fragrant Lemongrass and Ginger Salmon Broth

King prawn noodle broth

Jet lag noodle broth

Prawn Bisque



white meat

Chicken noodle soup

Homemade chicken soup

Mexican tortilla soup

Chiang Mai Noodle Broth (great for Turkey leftovers)

Turkey noodle broth (using up leftover turkey)



red meat

Caldo Verde

Vietnamese Pho Bo – Beef Noodle Soup

Beef Broth

Nigel Slater’s Beef and Okra Soup for Stormzy





Egg Hoppers/Appam 

Homemade spiced granola

Oven baked aubergines with tahini and tomatoes


Upma – Indian savoury semolina

Pongal – Indian savoury porridge

Grated boiled egg, tomato, avo, feta and spring onion toasts



Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad

Roasted zaatar beetroot with goats cheese and quinoa

Watermelon, black olive, and feta salad

Pomegranate, orange and lettuce salad

Marinated Squid Salad

Red camargue and wild rice salad with miso dressing

Middle Eastern okra, tomato and butter bean stew

Garlic roasted butternut squash, lentil and feta salad

Soba noodles with tofu, aubergine and mango

Duck, pomegranate, coriander and mint salad with a raspberry vinegar dressing

Cold rice noodles with peanut-lime chicken

Turkish shepherd’s salad

Warm wintery lentil and goats cheese salad with a fresh basil dressing

Chicken, mango and avocado salad

Homemade Cajun chicken salad with red and white quinoa, bulgar wheat and red chard

Vietnamese salmon, cucumber, red onion and red grapefruit salad

Miso chicken, slow baked tomatoes and fresh spinach salad

Broccoli, white bean, lemons, red pepper flakes and thyme

Moroccan giant couscous salad

Mung bean, carrot and feta salad

Mung bean, date and avocado salad with a soy miso dressing

Kale, coconut and durum wheat salad with a sesame oil dressing

Strawberry, black pepper and spinach salad with a red onion balsamic dressing

Lao pork larb

Vietnamese chicken herb salad

Sardinian Fregula with Courgette, Mint, Lemon, Parmesan and Pine Nuts

Spiced Semolina – Upma

Sweet Potato, Albacore Tuna, White Bean, Avocado and Rocket Salad

Aubergine, Pork & Rice Noodle Salad

Toasted Cauliflower with Freshly Ground Cumin, Lemony Tomatoes and Fresh Coriander 

Bang Bang Chicken Salad

Panzanella Salad in Jerusalem

Spiced Pineapple and Chickpea




Rainier cherries, soft goats cheese, prosciutto and mint oil crostini

Crab, fennel, chilli flakes and lemon bruschetta

Fried karela/bitter melon

Roasted pumpkin seeds with paprika and rock salt

Baked sweet potato paprika chips

Coriander fritters – Dhone Pata Bora

Black pudding and red chilli quail scotch eggs

Chinese marbled tea eggs

Baba ganoush

Rosemary spiced walnuts

Samphire with butter and lemon


Chicken Goyza/Jiaozi/Pot- Sticker/Dumplings

Spinach pakoras 

Spiced aubergine,  cavolo nero and mushroom spring rolls with a tamarind dipping sauce

Fried spiced Indian aubergines

Cabbage Kimchi

Lao Pork Larb

Baked Spiced Beetroot and Feta Samosas

Chicken and Egg Kathi Rolls – a Kolkata treat

Scallops with black pudding, black garlic a balsamic jus and pea and mint quenelles

Vietnamese Summer Rolls

Spinach with Shallots, Green Raisins and Red Peanuts

Softened Cucumber with Chinkiang vinegar, Sichuan pepper and red peanuts

Indian Savoury Donuts – Medu Vada

Dhokla – a steamed Indian cake

Lemongrass Chicken Banh Mi

Masabacha – similar to Hummus 

Toasted Sourdough with goats cheese, broad beans, watercress and pink radishes

Homemade Gravlax, picked cucumbers and a mustard lemon dressing

Indian Scotch Eggs

Daler Bora – Bengali lentil fritters

Toasted Sourdough with Soft Goats Cheese, Fig, Hazelnuts and Honey





Spiced pilau rice 

Courgette, cheddar and thyme soda bread

Indian stuffed paratha




white meat

Balinese Roast Chicken – Ayam Betutu

Ten easy chicken dishes

Butter Chicken

Honey and Smoked Paprika Spatchcock Partridge with a Rocket Pesto

Barbequed tarragon and lemon chicken

Moroccan Chicken with Olives and Preserved Lemons

Japanese chicken katsu curry

Chicken liver curry

Turkey, ham and leek pie

Roast chicken with saffron, hazelnuts and honey

Steamed lemon chicken

Cold rice noodles with peanut-lime chicken

San bei ji – three cup chicken

Italian roast chicken with peppers, leeks and olives

Musakhan – Palestinian roasted chicken with sumac

Duck Vindaloo

Iranian chicken with barberries and rice

Vietnamese Chicken Rissoles

Boneless Southern Indian Chicken Curry

Rajasthani kick-ass curry – Laal Maas

Traditional Bengali Chicken Curry

Dried Ginger and Lentil Spiced Chicken Curry 

Spanish Baked Chicken

Fiery Chettinad Chicken

Simple Chicken Curry – when your store cupboard is bare

Gong Bao Ji Ding – Chinese Chicken with Facing Heaven Bullet Chillies

Moly’s Keralan Chicken Stew 

Chicken Korma/Badami

Black Pepper Aniseed Chicken

Lemony Tomato Chicken Curry

Smoked paprika chicken, cannellini beans and rainbow chard




Indian sprout and carrot curry

Sri Lankan Beetroot Curry

Indian Cauliflower with Potato and Dried Methi (Fenugreek)

Maharashtrian stuffed aubergines with cashew, coconut and tamarind

Ma Po Tofu

Vegetarian Ma Po Tofu

Stuffed tomatoes

Cauliflower curry

Middle Eastern okra, tomato and butter bean stew

Fine green beans and potato curry

Egg white omelette with fresh spinach, goats cheese, red onion and tomato

Chickpea curry with tomatoes, spinach, fresh mint and coriander

Soba noodles with tofu, aubergine and mango

Roasted harlequin squash with tofu, kale and coriander in a miso-curry paste 

Wintery warm lentil and goats cheese salad with a fresh basil dressing

Mexican open pizza

Bengali Egg Curry

Aloo Chat – Potato Curry

Ivy Gourd (Gentleman’s Toes) Curry

Indian Aubergine/Eggplant, peanut and tomato curry – bharli vangi

Chana Masala

Homemade gnocchi with fresh basil pesto and roasted cherry tomatoes

Red Thai tofu, aubergine and egg curry

Lotus Seed/Phool Makhana Curry

Indian Powa Fuel

Spicy Black Eye Bean Curry

Roasted butternut squash and beetroot with pistachio pesto, feta and pomegranate seeds

Coconut infused corn on the cob with cumin and black mustard seeds

Indian cabbage with fennel seeds

Tamarind Noodles with Chinese Five Spice Tofu

Butternut Squash, Lemongrass, Coconut and Spinach curry

 Umami Rich Portabella Mushrooms with Sun Dried Tomato and Black Garlic Pesto

Kakrol Curry – For those who want to try something different

Tastiest Chickpea Curry Ever

Gnocchi with butternut squash, garlic, broad bean and crispy sage and kale

Toasted Cumin and Cinnamon Cauliflower with Pine Nuts, Feta, Raisins and Fresh Coriander

Tomato and Goats Cheese Tarte Tatin

Dry-Fried Ginger and Turmeric Okra

Miso Aubergines and Harissa Asparagus

Bengali Vegetable Curry with Lentil Kisses

Polenta with cavil nero, spaghetti squash, parmesan and spaghetti squash

Hot Spiced Tomatoes with Spinach

Sri Lankan Egg Curry 

Sea Beet and Potato Curry

Baingan Bharta – Spiced Smokey Aubergine/Eggplant

Indian Spiced Okra

Green Jackfruit Curry

Roasted Fennel with Orange and Red Pepper Flakes

Bottle Gourd Curry (you can also make this with marrow or courgette)

Roasted Sweet Potato, Tomatoes, Chickpeas and Courgettes with Hummus and Zhoug


red meat

Lamb keema masala

Caldo Verde

butter bean and chorizo stew

Slow cooked lamb with tomatoes, dried fruits and spices

Goat curry

Sweet and sour pork belly

Dan Dan noodles

Steak, Guinness and Mushroom Pie

Rezala – Lamb Rib Chop Curry with Rose Water and Saffron

Vietnamese Pho Bo – Beef Noodle Soup

Cau Lau – Hoi An Special Noodles with Marinated Pork

Broad beans, lemon zest ricotta, fresh mint oil, parma ham and pink peppercorns

Potato gnocchi with tomato, sausage and fennel seed ragu

Vietnamese Bun Cha

Hearty Venison Casserole with Star Anise, Nutmeg and Pink Peppercorns

Indian Lamb and Spinach Curry

Greek Moussaka

Chinese Spiced Roast Pork

Mexican Chilli Beef with Butternut Squash

Mexican Slow Cooked Pork Cheeks with Polenta and Fino

Wild Garlic Pesto Linguine with Sausage Crumb

Vietnamese Beef Stew – Bo Kho

Braised Chinese Oxtails 

Goan Pork Curry

Greek Stifaldo




Chilli crab linguine

Bream with chilli, spring onions, garlic and ginger

Monkfish curry with tamarind, coconut, ginger and coriander 

Roasted cod with fennel, red onion and tomatoes in a lemony balsamic jus

Satay prawns with lemongrass, garlic and spring onions

Bengali Prawn Curry and also featured here in Delicious Magazine April 2015

Fish Balls in a Sweet Paprika and Tomato Sauce

Cha Ca La Vong – Vietnamese Fish with Turmeric, Ginger and Dill

Chickpea, Chorizo and Cod Stew

Mustard, coconut and Colombo spices salmon curry 

Black sesame paste soba noodles with salmon and spring onions

10 minutes Asian Squid with Noodles

Vietnamese Pancakes – Bahn Xeo

Crispy Skin Cod with White Beans, Padron Peppers, Spinach, Aioli and Dill

South Indian Sardine Curry

Cockles with Garlic, Parsley, Lemon and Spaghetti

Prawn and Tamarind Curry

Keralan Prawn and Kokum Curry

Vietnamese Prawn, Mango, Lemongrass and Coconut Curry

Sri Lankan Tuna Curry 

Indian Cod Curry 

Cod, Potato and Spinach Curry

Speedy salmon curry 

Coconut and Lemongrass Prawns

Seafood Paella



Carrot and walnut muffins

Balinese black rice pudding

Pastry heaven

Chocolate cupcakes with butter icing

Granola bars

Classic lemon tart

Croissant bread and butter pudding

Rhubarb and rosewater tart

Pistachio and cardamom shortbread biscuits

Rainbow layer cake

Pecan Puffs

Saffron and cinnamon honey with fig and Greek yoghurt

Cinnamon, sea salt and chilli chocolate truffles

Banana, cinnamon and nutmeg loaf

Chocolate, Chilli and Cinnamon Fondants with Cardamom Chantilly Cream

Almond Milk and Vanilla Panna Cotta with a Strawberry and Black Pepper Coulis

Classic Scones

Double Ginger Cake 


Hot Cross Buns

Sticky Ginger Loaf




Salsa verde

Smokey barbeque sauce

Hollandaise sauce

Asian vinaigrette

Miso dressing

Creme fraiche, chive and lemon dip

Fresh parsley and walnut pesto


Chipotles en adobo

Vietnamese Nuoc cham dipping sauce

Wild Garlic Pesto 

Garlic Confit – a fridge staple

Damson achaar

Rocket Pesto

Yemanite Zhug




Parmigiano reggiano caraway biscuits

Pistachio and cardamom shortbread biscuits

Pecan Puffs


Chilli, feta and spring onion cornbread

Parmesan, chive and truffle madeleines

Naan bread

Courgette, cheddar and thyme soda bread




Kashmir chutney

Sweet Piccalilli

Mango Chutney

Indian style tomato chutney

Pickled Peach and Chilli Chutney

Chipotles en adobo

Tamarind and Date Chutney

Indian Peach Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Preserved Lemons

Spanish Membrillo – quince paste




Indian spiced tea

Rose lassi

Vietnamese iced coffee

Spicy Virgin Mary

Spiced Mulled Wine

Mango Lassi

Chai Masala – Hot Spiced Milk

Almond Saffron Elixir

Elderflower Cordial

11 thoughts on “Recipe Library

  1. Perrin

    This is awesome. I cannot wait to try out ALL of the soups, going to try Rocco on the dahl! and Cal on Ma Po Tofu
    Perrin x

  2. Marie Pauline Gruffat

    Definitely inspired me to start cooking something more adventurous than baby food! Will let you know how it goes..and thank you for sharing such beautiful photographs and yummy recipes!


  3. janet

    Hi Torie
    Lovely meeting you at Doug’s place today, really enjoyed talking to you. Loving your blog, hugely inspired me to try even more recipes. Take care and maybe see you at Lahore Karahi one day!

    Janet xx

  4. Annabelle

    Hi Torie. I have finally registered!! Absoloutely brilliant blog. Very impressed with the copy and the great photos, not to mention the yummy recipes. To start with Im going to try the granola bars (something simple to ease me in to it). I love agave syrup too. Got a big bottle of it in my cupboard which can now be put to more use! Lots of love xx

  5. Natasha

    Hi Torie, your website is remarkable and I am fascinated by all the dishes you can make. It’s amazing that you can cook a variety of different foods. Have a great weekend! Natasha x x

  6. Hi Torie, i can wait to try some of your recipes, i also found your blog by mistake whilst writing mine, Omlakshi Raw Craft & Creation, well i will let you get back to your culinary highs x

    • Oh that is good to hear. I always enjoy hearing from people who accidentally stumble across my blog. I hope you will come back and visit again soon. Am in the process of putting together a post on a fabulous Vietnamese dish that I learn’t recently when I was in Hoi An. The smells coming from my stove are making me feel very hungry indeed.

  7. Pingback: Chilli & Mint; Indian recipes from a British kitchen with Torie True - at the sauce

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