Brigadiers, London

Name: Brigadiers Location: 1-5 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N 8AR Website: http://www.brigadierslondon.com Hours: Monday-Saturday 12-11pm, Sunday 12-6pm It’s been awhile since I have written a food blog – newly married, crazy at work and definitely eating out more than I should it’s no wonder this homemade gluten free food blog is becoming more of a restaurant review…

Gluten free sweet potato, spinach and chickpea curry

What haven’t I done before? I have made this curry before but not with my new spice knowledge and there was such a difference – the flavours and aromas worked really well with the vegetables. Ingredients (serves 4): 0.5 x Box of passata 5 x Frozen spinach cubes 1 x Can of chickpeas 1 x…

Gluten free spicy spinach curry

What haven’t I done before? My friend was kind enough to give me an Indian cooking lesson where he taught me to make a variety of different curries. In this post I am going to tell you how to make a spicy spinach curry which is the green curry in the picture. It’s so delicious…

Gluten free spicy prawn curry

What haven’t I done before? I made this from scratch and pretty much guessed what would and wouldn’t work in terms of flavours – it worked! I also haven’t used fenugreek before which is used in lots of Indian recipes, is used for culinary and medicinal purposes and, apparently, has estrogen-like properties known to increase…

Gluten free pepper, spinach and coconut curry

What haven’t I done before? Used such a variety of vegetables in a curry as a substitute for meat. I had a friend over for dinner who follows a vegetarian diet so I had to make it gluten free and vegetarian. Ingredients (serves 4): 2 x Red onions, diced 2 x Green peppers, de-seeded and…

Gluten free Masoor dahl curry

What haven’t I done before?¬† I wanted to further explore the use of lentils in a curry and this recipe is much richer than the previous dahl I made. Ingredients (serves 4 as a side): 200g x Red lentil 1 x Large onion, diced 2 x Tbsps curry paste (I use Pataks if I don’t…

Gluten free tandoori lamb chops

What haven’t I done before? Tandoorified meat. Please note that the meat needs marinating 12 hours in advance. Ingredients (serves 2): 4 x Lamb chops 100ml x Natural yoghurt 1 x Lime, juice 2 x Cloves of garlic 2 x Inch of ginger, grated 1 x Tsp ground cumin 1 x Tbsp ground coriander 1…

Gluten free bombay potatoes

What haven’t I done before? I have never made bombay potatoes. Ingredients (serves 6 as a side): 1 x Tbsp mustard seeds 0.5 x Tsp ground cumin 1 x Tsp tumeric 1 x Tsp ground coriander 1 x Tsp garam masala 1 x Tsp hot chili powder 1 x Inch of fresh giner, peeled and…

Gluten free chicken katsu curry

What haven’t I done before? Made a katsu curry (especially not gluten free). Ingredients – for the sauce (serves 2): 1 x tbsp olive oil 1 x Red onion, peeled and diced 5 x Garlic cloved, diced 6 x Mini carrots, diced and ends cut off 2 x tbsp gluten free flour 1 x tbsp medium…

Gluten free British fusion green Thai curry

What haven’t I done before?¬†Made green thai paste from scratch and also used leeks in a thai curry (it works!). Ingredients – Green Thai Curry Paste: 3 – 5 x Green finger chillis, diced (I didn’t de-seed) 3 x Shallots 4 x Garlic cloves Handful of fresh basil 2cm x Piece of ginger, peeled and…

Gluten free tarka dahl

A flavoursome spicy lentil curry often found in many Indian restaurants. I found this great recipe on crackingcurries.com. What haven’t I done before? Cooked a tarka daal or even used lentils before. Ingredients: 1 x Mug of channa daal 4 x Mugs of water 6 x Cloves of garlic, diced 2 x Medium tomatoes, diced…