All posts tagged: coconut

#FoodieFriends – Ceri’s Squash, Red Lentil & Coconut Curry

This is the very first post in my new series ‘#FoodieFriends’. Many of my friends and family members are also into good food, so I thought it would be fun to dedicate a section to them. They’re not bloggers, so it gives them a place to share their recipes, restaurant experiences, and more! The first of these posts is from my amazing bestie, Ceri, who I’m sure you’ll have already read about on here. Here she is, looking stunning as my bridesmaid on my wedding day:   Ceri’s Recipe: Squash, Red Lentil & Coconut Curry, by Hemsley + Hemsley “I spotted this recipe on the Hemsley + Hemsley Instagram account as their recipe of the day and was keen to try it out having heard such good things. It was easy to make, apart from the cutting of the butternut squash (a sharp knife and arm muscles would have been useful!). It was worth it though, in not much time at all I had a delicious, heart-warming curry. I topped up the amount of chilli flakes …

Cooking Korma at Home with Tastesmiths

As many of you may have seen, I attended a Tastesmiths event last week, where we were given a lesson in cooking with fresh ingredients, using the Tastesmiths kits. You can read my full write-up here. At the event, we were given the choice of trying out the Madras or Korma, and my cooking partner and I went for the Madras. I was allowed to take a kit with me to try at home, so I thought I’d give the Korma a go this time. Korma is one of  my favourite curries, simply because I love the flavour. But I’m always a bit embarrassed to order it when out at a restaurant with friends, as it feels a bit like the ‘wimp’ option. What I loved about the Tastesmiths kit, is that you could make any curry as spicy as you want – including Korma! It’s the solution I’ve been looking for all this time! On Sunday evening, Tim and I used the kit for dinner – it was really fun to cook together, as …