Sultan Lewes

A Turkish restaurant without Turkish wine? Sultans opened about three weeks ago in Lewes, after several months of “Coming Soon”. The banner had been hung over the entrance to the restaurant that was formerly Spice Merchants early this year, but for some reason Sultans...

Some Common Indian Food Words

This short list of Indian words used in cooking was compiled with the help of the Google Translate language App पालक paalak = spinach साग saag = greens पनीर paneer = a kind of cheese मुर्ग murga = chicken दाल daal = pulse बासमती चावल = baasamatee chaaval = basmati...

Indian Takeaway with Style

Indian Takeaway The food of India, not just Indian food Indian Takeaway for Valentine’s Day Down with a chest infection, I really couldn’t face the walk into Waitrose on a chilly Sunday afternoon in February. But it was Valentine’s Day, and I also...

Our Allotment

We have been doing our allotment for the last five years. Over time, we have moved on from the basic plantings of salad and potatoes that we started with, and have been trying all sorts of more exotic produce: tomatoes, beetroot, brassicas, carrots, chard, onions, and...