Dakshas Blog

  • PANOUT LONDON

    My Pan Out Journey

    PANOUT LONDON I started to become involved in a European Social Funded project about a year ago.  The project, called Pan Out (www.panout.com), pun intended, is designed to raise the profile of the many and varied exciting opportunities that exist in the hospitality industry. Overall the project is aimed at attracting 650 young people in […]

  • Do TV cookery programs really influence the way we cook?

    Do TV cookery programs really influence the way we cook? The answer is ‘yes’ and we are spending more time in the kitchen after being inspired by TV food shows, which are boosting the cookery skills of many viewers. Over a decade ago people were more interested in cooking basic foods for the family. Now […]

  • Stir Fried Okra with Onions

    Stir Fried Okra with Onions Serves 3 people INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp. sunflower oil 1 tsp cumin seeds ¼ tsp asafoetida 400g okra, cut into angles of 1cm 2 medium onions, cut into small pieces 1 tsp garlic, minced 1 tsp ginger, minced ½ tsp green chilli, minced 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp Turmeric powder 2 […]

  • Courgette, Feta and Mint Fritters

    Courgette, Feta and Mint Fritters Ingredients 3-4 courgettes (about 600g), coarsely grated 100g self-raising flour 3 spring onions, finely chopped 150g feta cheese, crumbled 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2tbsp fresh mint Handful fresh coriander, finely chopped 1 red chilli chopped Fresh ground black pepper Oil for frying e.g. vegetable (or sunflower) Method To make […]

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    Cocktail Party: is Bowl Food enough to be satisfied

    Networking and socializing is the primary reason for holding a cocktail party and food is a vital component of gathering people together. Therefore, making a party a success is because of the kind of experience your guests have at the party. Little types of creative talent utilized in the arrangement of food is the chief […]

  • How to Make a Perfect Chapatti (Roti)

    The most popular and handy Indian dishes is the roti or chapatti. It is a favorite for both the adults and kids. It is usually made from wheat flour. Roti is often served with vegetable curry, legume, or curry dishes. It is straightforward to make it, yet requires intense practice to obtain soft and round […]

  • Dhokra Cake

    DHOKRA – GUJARATI CAKE

    DHOKRA – GUJARATI CAKE YOU’LL NEED 400g course semolina 600g fresh grated sweet corn 200g plain yoghurt/ Alpro Soya simply plain plant-based alternative to yogurt 3 tsp salt 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/4 tsp sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice 3-4 tsp green chilli paste 2 tsp ginger paste Half a bunch of fresh coriander – finely chopped […]

  • Spiced Pancakes

    Spiced Pancakes (Pudla)

    A healthy breakfast spiced pancakes (Pudla) INGREDIENTS 1 cup Besan (Chickpea flour/ Gram flour) ¼ cup rice flour ¼ cup wheat flour ½ cup corn flour 1 onion grated 100g chopped Fenugreek leaves ¼ tsp Turmeric powder ¼ tsp Red chili powder 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin powder 1 tsp garlic paste […]

  • Hospitality and Catering News – Expo

    Great launch day at Celtic Manor Resort. The H&C EXPO officially launched yesterday at The Celtic Manor Resort, where more than seventy guests heard about the event, dubbed ‘the first of a kind for the UK hospitality and catering industry taking place in Wales.’ Guests traveled from Scotland to take part and many other parts of […]

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    Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

    Spaghetti Bolognese   Ingredients For the spaghetti Bolognese sauce: 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped 1tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed 500g Quorn Mince 90g mushrooms, sliced 1tsp dried oregano or mixed herbs 400g can tomatoes or chopped tomatoes 300ml hot vegetable stock 1tbsp tomato ketchup or purée 1tbsp Worcestershire sauce salt […]

  • PanOUT

    Careers Fair

    Careers Fair Had a great day at the Higher Education Careers Fair at Graveney School, advising students about an exciting career in Hospitality and Catering. Thank you for inviting me and a Big thank you to Learn Train Recruit & Panout.