Beef Chilli Hotpot and a Vanilla Porter

Taking some inspiration from the chilli hotpot that I trialled years ago with BBC Good Food Magazine, I thought I’d try my luck with a personal recipe by upping the ante with additional ingredients for a little luxury. I’ll also be adding a scotch bonnet chilli to see how the heat differs to more traditional…

Khakli – A Snacked up pairing

Back in December 2016, I was lucky enough to have my name pulled out of the glorious Craft Beer Hour bowl and received the gift of Karkli during a special snack themed event. As they were so delicious, I put a cheeky request in to Karkli directly to see if they would be happy to send a…

Paneer Tikka with Bhajis and a Double IPA

All this week you will have followed me on my journey to create a delicious curry using only base ingredients which have been brought together to create the individual elements including the paneer cheese, the curry paste and finally the onion bhajis. Now finally, we can bring all these elements together and pair things up…

Food Pairing -Keralan Chicken Curry and an IPA

  Kicking things off with the first of my beer pairing sessions, I thought I’d try out the combination of a spicy curry with a sharp, fruity and spicy American style IPA. The English IPA or India Pale Ale was brewed to survive the long trips from England to India back in the 19th Century….