Tuesday, 9 November 2010

October 2010 ~ Newsletter

Apologies for being slightly late with this news letter, but as saying goes its better late than never!!!
October brings golden leaves, darker evenings and cold weather, but also many festivals such as Halloween, Guy Fawkes and of Course Diwali and New Year.
simply.food has been busy so blog posts have been limited to 1-2 a week, if you have missed any of them do check these links.
Kothu Roti  inspired by a friend this snack dish is perfect for lunch.
Pickles one can never have enough pickles , they are perfect with rotis, parthas and curd rice.
Punjabi Kadhi with Pakora  this challege by ICC was one I really enjoyed making nad now has become a firm favourite.
Meetha Bhaat an uncomplicated delicious swet rice dish  that is healthy too.
Award Time we can never get enough of these  so please do take this one if you havn't got it already.
Fruit and Vegetable Carving inspiring, creative and mind blowing.
I have started fruit and vegetable carving classes and I must say I am really enjoying them tremendously, it’s a very skill full art and needs a lot of patience and dexterity but the results can be amazing. 
Do check out these u tube videos to be inspired.
Doughnuts Daring bakers challenge and a definate hit with family and friends.
Fafda a wonderful diwali snack to tickle and tantalise your taste buds.
Kofta Biryani  This month I also had the opportunity to try out some Tilda  Basmati Rice and I  was really pleased  with the difference it made with my rice dishes.The long grain rice cooked to perfection.

Saboonadana Kheer deliciously tempting a wonderful creamy kheer to savour.
Flavours of Punjab is still running till the end of November so if you haven’t already sent your entry get your aprons on and start cooking. For more details check here.

I am also pleased to say that after winning the sushi hamper last month again this month simply food has won  a prize.This time its for my Meetha bhaat post  that was entered for only festive food event by  preeti of Kaugari  and event by Pari of Foodilicious. Many thanks for the  £ 60.00 CSN  gift voucher I am looking forward to spending it.

This months article by simply.food for the  Homeobuzz magazine  is going to be apple and pumpkin soup, which is perfect for the cold winter nights and of course halloween and Guy fawkes and bonfire night.
Followers at simply.food are steadily growing , the current number being 232.Welcome to all new followers  and of course all the existing ones who support simply.food.
Last but not least wishing all readers a very belated Diwali and wishing you all a very prosperous new year.
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  1. Thanks for sharing these wonderful array of dishes . Especially loved the Punjabi Kadhi with Pakoda.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. tasty basmati rice dish that is easy to cook using Pure Basmati rice, which enhances and complements the fragrant flavours of any rice dish.


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