Archive: May 2013 - Spice Cottage Diss - Indian & Nepalese Cuisine

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12 Indian foods that cut fat

You don't have to acquire a taste for olive oil, seaweed or soya to maintain a low-fat, healthy diet. Indian cuisine can be healthy too, if it's cooked with oil and ingredients that take care of your heart and health. Ayurveda suggests you include all tastes — sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent — in at least one meal each day, to help balance unnatural cravings. Here are 12 foods that can help you lose weight and gain health: Turmeric : Curcumin, the active component of turmeric, is an object of research owing to its properties that suggest they may help to turn off certain...

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Keralan Prawn Curry

In contrast to the simple Gujerati style Cauliflower Curry, this Keralan style version uses more spices but is equally simple to make. Coconut is a key ingredient and the potatoes are a good base to add other shellfish. Large chunks of white fish would work well too. I have made it ‘dry’ but you could add a whole tin of coconut milk and make it more soup-like like Dhal. This recipe would serve 6 adults or 4 greedy ones YOU’LL NEED: 2 x 160g packs of cooked prawns 4 large potatoes chopped into squares 1 tbsp vegetable oil – I use sunflower 1 tsp small mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin...

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Our new website takes off!

To celebrate our fifth successful year of service to the exotic-food-loving crowd in Diss we are launching a new website! Here you will find an updated menu, a blog, as well as a gallery of pictures and a media section, where we will display news articles about Spice Cottage.

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