Daves Blog


Master Class in Indian Cookery

Master Class in Indian Cookery

Well it’s been a while but here goes. If you’re like me you’ve probably got a million cookery books. Some with great pictures and some..

Read more

XMAS IS COMING

Well Xmas is on it’s way but fear not said he Turkey curry is most definitely off the menu. However if you’re stuck for options for..

Read more

More on Frozen

I’ve discussed frozen v fresh on many occasions but I recall watching Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s programme on cooking veg. He was..

Read more
What is the Scoville Scale?

What is the Scoville Scale?

The Scoville scale is the measurement of the spicy heat of chili peppers or other spicy foods as reported in Scoville heat units (SHU), a function of capsaicin concentration. The scale is named after its creator, American pharmacist Wilbur Scoville.

Read more
Chilled or Frozen: Which is best?

Chilled or Frozen: Which is best?

Research suggests that frozen meals can be healthier, with higher levels of vitamins and cancer fighting antioxidants, than ‘fresh’ or chilled.

Read more
My First Blog!

My First Blog!

After a serious amount of ear ache and provocation I’ve finally succumbed to writing this, my first blog! It’s been marinating for over 30 years back to those “good old days” when I opened my first Balti House in Lye.

Read more