Mutton Curry

Rich & Spicy Mutton Curry Recipe I do like chicken and lamb in a curry. Sometimes though you want a more traditional dish, cooked long and slow. Mutton is ideal for this. Mutton Curry is ideal if you’re looking for an Indian dish for a special occasion. We had this dish as part of an…… Continue reading Mutton Curry

Chicken Tikka Masala With Paneer & Chilli

Chicken Paneer Tikka Chilli Masala Chicken Tikka Masala is a favourite in the ‘Ome Made house. Only thing is, we have to have it a little hotter. Madras hot is about right for us. Paneer is also a great addition. If you’re not a fan or you’re struggling to get hold of some, it can…… Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala With Paneer & Chilli

‘Ome Made Falafel

  Falafel are great… or can be if they’re made right! The thing is you need to put bags of flavour in there. You need serious amounts of garlic, lemon juice, pepper and salt. And then of course there’s the spices. For me it has to be heavy on the cumin, probably my favourite spice…… Continue reading ‘Ome Made Falafel

Have Your Cake & Eat It… Just not until Christmas!

Last year I posted a blog on Stir Up Sunday with a recipe for Christmas Pudding. Click on this link ‘Christmas Pudding’ if you want to see it. This Year I’m giving a recipe for Christmas Cake. You may think it’s a bit early but this cake tastes better for a bit of maturing. Put…… Continue reading Have Your Cake & Eat It… Just not until Christmas!

Things That Go ‘Pump’ In The Night!

It’s that time of year again! It seems like the Kids have only just gone back to school and then the next thing you know Halloween is here! We normally let the kids stay up a bit later on Halloween. They don’t go out trick or treating but they love it when other children come…… Continue reading Things That Go ‘Pump’ In The Night!

Cheeky Cow!

Mike, our butcher, had got a couple of Ox Cheeks in. I’ve never had them before but I thought I’d give them a go. I’d read about them and understood that they needed a nice slow cook. Apparently they make an absolutely wicked chilli, or should that be cheeky chilli!  I think the bit of…… Continue reading Cheeky Cow!

Curried Bakers Oven Lamb

Here’s a traditional English dish given an ‘Ome Made twist, to be fair it was Kits’ idea. I was just going to do the plain English dish of lamb shoulder baked on top of layers of potato and onion, which in it’s own right is delicious. Add some spice, herbs and a curry sauce though and it…… Continue reading Curried Bakers Oven Lamb

Tandoori Chicken… Or Three?

Chicken Tandoori seems to be quite popular in our house at the moment. It makes a nice Sunday roast!   We use a whole chicken… well actually three! The leftovers of course go into the Kids school pack-up and they make a rather nice curry (Chicken Tikka Massala Madras hot is a favourite!)   Of…… Continue reading Tandoori Chicken… Or Three?

Sweet Potato & Red Chili Soup

  Soup… We absolutely love it in our house. Not the tinned variety of course. It has to be ‘Ome-made! And it’s so easy to make. You take your favourite ingredients sweat them off in some butter add some stock, cook for a bit and then blitz. Not leek and potato soup though, that can’t…… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Red Chili Soup