Dakshas Blog

  • 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 […]

  • spaghetti bolognese

    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.

  • Cupcakes

    Cupcakes Galore

    Cupcakes Galore Lemon Cupcakes Lotus Biscoff (Caramelised Biscuit) Cupcakes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cupcakes Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream Frosting Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  • Sautéd Prawns with olive & feta sauce & minted potatoes

    Sautéd Prawns with Olive & Feta sauce & Minted Potatoes

    INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. Olive oil 1 Onion chopped 1 Green pepper sliced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp Basil chopped 1 tsp Dry oregano 1 tbsp. fresh Parsley chopped 50g Sun dried tomatoes 2 tsp Tomato puree 80g Feta cheese crumbled 40g Kalamata olives chopped 150g uncooked medium prawns, peeled, deveined, tail on. ½ Lemon […]

  • Jerk Chicken, Tangy Slaw & Rice n Peas

    INGREDIENTS: Hot and fruity Caribbean coleslaw 3 tsp mustard, English or French 50ml cider vinegar 8 tbsp. soft light brown sugar 50ml olive oil ½ tbsp. hot chilli sauce ½ savoy cabbage, core removed, shredded ½ white cabbage, core removed, shredded ½ red onion, very thinly sliced ½ small mango, peeled and the flesh cut into […]

  • Aubergine Jalfrezi

    INGREDIENTS: Serves 4 3 large aubergines cut thinly 3 tbsp. corn flour 2 large onions, sliced 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds 2 tbsp. of oil 1 tsp of coriander powder 1/2 tsp of red chilli powder (adjust to taste) 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder 2 tbsp. of tomato paste 1/2 tsp of garam masala 1 […]

  • Spiced Potato Rosti

    INGREDIENTS 1 cup extra virgin. 3 eggs 2 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 1tsp green chilli paste 1tsp cumin powder 6 large potatoes maris piper 1 large onion. METHOD Preheat oven to 180c. Oil muffin tin generously and place it oven. Beat eggs in a small bowl. Add salt, chilli power, cumin powder and […]

  • Dhal Makhani

    INGREDIENTS ¾ cup whole urad dal (black lentils) 3 cups of water ¼ cup kidney beans (I used canned 200g) 3 cups water for pressure cooking 1 medium onion 1 or 2 green chilies 2 tsp ginger & garlic paste 2 large tomatoes ½ tsp cumin seeds 2 to 3 cloves 1 bay leaf 2 […]

  • Leek & Cherry Tomato Tart

    Ingredients: 1 package frozen puff pastry 4 tbsp. olive oil 20 halved cherry tomatoes 2 eggs 200 ml cream Nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp olive oil Oregano & thyme 2 leeks cleaned well and thinly sliced 50g Grated Gruyère cheese Preparation: Preheat the oven at 180c. Defrost the puff pastry according to […]