Aubergine-Wrapped Chicken

Aubergine-Wrapped Chicken

This aubergine-wrapped chicken hails from Turkey, featuring two ingredients beloved of Turkish cooks – yoghurt and aubergine. Chicken is marinaded in a punchy combination of yoghurt, garlic, lemon, turmeric and Aleppo pepper, wrapped in silky sleeves of aubergine and cheese, covered with tomato passata and baked. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Have you already read our ... Read more »

Tomato Tarte Tatin Recipe With Balsamic Caramel

Tomato Tarte Tatin

I adore Tarte Tatin, a classic dessert typically made with apples. But I’m also a huge fan of tarte tatins made with other fruits (such as flat peaches). My latest obsession is Tomato Tarte Tatin, made with the beautiful British-grown tomatoes I’ve been enjoying recently. I’ve used a mix of varietes that are red, orangey-brown, ... Read more »

Simple Tomato Bruschetta

It’s odd what you fixate on in times of stress or perceived deprivation, isn’t it? Since we went into lock-down, I’ve been fixating on fresh tomatoes. Dreaming of them, actually. And what better way of enjoying them than a classic bruschetta generously topped with garlicky tomatoes? I want to restrict our supermarket shopping trips to ... Read more »

Recipe: Tamatar Ki Chutney | Tomato Chutney with Prunes and Apricots

Recipe: Tamatar Ki Chutney | Tomato chutney with Prunes and Apricots

I hope you enjoyed reading my review of Asma Khan’s first cookery book, Asma’s Indian Kitchen. The book reflects Asma’s personal cooking heritage, and the food she has been sharing with thankful Londoners. Publishers, Pavilion have given permission for us to share three recipes from Asma’s book with you. Hyderabadi Tamatar Ka Cutt is already up. ... Read more »

Balsamic Roasted Tomato, Baby Spinach & Giant Couscous Salad

I love combining giant couscous with a few simple ingredients and a tasty dressing to make a dish that works equally well as a side or on its own. This simple but delicious giant couscous salad with classic Mediterranean flavours can be served hot, warm or cold as you like. The tomatoes are roasted until ... Read more »

Shakshuka Boats | Tomato & Red Pepper Baked Eggs in Tortilla Cups

Shakshuka Boats on Kavey Eats

My first thought on seeing these new bite-size versions of Old El Paso’s Stand ‘N’ Stuff tortillas was to bake eggs in them, with a rich tomato sauce bubbling underneath. Given Old El Paso’s Mexican flavours, such an idea might put you in mind of huevos rancheros – fried eggs laid onto round corn tortillas ... Read more »

My Grandfather’s Spicy Tomato Ketchup

Long before I started this blog, I was sharing recipes online at Mamta’s Kitchen, our family cookbook on the web, named after my mum who has contributed the bulk of the recipes, with many more given by family, friends and readers. Mamta’s Kitchen has been going strong since 2001 and is a wonderful way to ... Read more »

Pete’s Courgette, Blue Cheese & Cherry Tomato Quiche

Pete came into the house one recent Monday evening with an overgrown courgette from the back garden, brandishing it in the manner of a cartoon caveman and his trusty club. The quiche he made with half of it the next evening was so fantastic that I begged him to make it again the next night. ... Read more »

Spicy Sungold Tomato Ketchup

I love home-made ketchup, and it’s even more satisfying making it from home-grown tomatoes. In the past, I’ve made several batches with red tomatoes and a couple of batches with green ones but this is the first batch I’ve made with beautiful orange sungold tomatoes, a variety we’ve been growing for the last few years. ... Read more »