Spices are fabulous not only in savoury products but also a sweet treat. Last year I had a brilliant trip to South Africa and enjoyed a trip to Bo Kaap where I enjoyed a South African sweet treat called Koeksisters. It was a bread like texture coated in sugar. A little like a spiced doughnut.
This week I have had the opportunity to visit my parents to celebrate my dads 81st birthday. It has been years since I had time alone with them. I’m always busy working. We went shopping to the local corner shops which Bradford has in abundance. Independent shops selling unusual ingredients from counties across the world.
It was a the smiles, the confidence that grew whilst cooking in the kitchen here at Sweet Cumin that made me feel happy during Saturdays cookery session. Paula, Karen, Sara (who are school friends) and Emma ( daughter) coming together and enjoying time for each other. They had a lot of fun learning, cooking, washing
Here are two customer testimonials that I received this week . I thought I would share them with you. ‘Hi. Just had two of your curries from Powderham shop. They were exceptionally delicious, Best wishes’ Jan ‘Hi Bini and team. Just wanted to say how fantastic your dishes are, well at
Bini’s Gujarati Bombay Potato Recipe Bombay potatoes is simple recipe which doesn’t take too long to prepare and cook. It is vegan and gluten free. I used baby new potatoes so you need to scrub them well and cut into half or quarters. Make sure they are the same size so they don’t cook
I received a lovely email about Sweet Cumin this week regarding the Bath, Bristol and Somerset Tourism Awards. Here is the email I received. Dear Bini The judging panel for the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards, sponsored by NFU Mutual Wrington, met last week and we are delighted to tell you
I am really pleased to announce that I have a stockist in Guildford Surrey. The Albury Estate has a lovely community who have a village shop serving their customers with delicious foods from chilled drinks, estate wines and homemade curries by Bini. The shop is located: Albury Village Store, The Street, Albury, Surrey.
National Curry Week – Meat Free Monday
Meet Malcom the butcher and owner of Pyne’s of Somerset in Bridgwater, a charismatic and passionate businessman who knows all of his customers. https://www.pynethebutcher.co.uk/ Friendly staff and service with a butchery, fish counter, takeaway sandwiches and a wonderful shop. Supporting Somerset businesses and after our tasting together and a good chat, I am really
Every week my mum receives a newspaper which comes through the post called Gujarat Samachar. She has been a loyal subscriber for the last 30’plus years. The paper is focused on Indian news both across the world and the UK. She will read every article and loves the horoscope section. Anyway, this week there will