Ingredient: ground cumin
This will sort the men from the boys.
Homemade ketchup is really easy to make, this has the edition of fresh red chillis giving your senses that dynamite effect. There’s no need for fresh tomatoes, tinned plum tomatoes give fantastic flavour with out the preparation plus you get the juice. Most chefs will swear by tinned tomatoes over fresh in sauces and hot pots, they offer much more flavour than the average imported greenhouse grown tomato especially this time of the year.
Falafels are a chickpea fritter from the Middle East often served in wraps with hummus or tahini* or served in a tomato sauce like meatballs. Falafel takeaways are hugely popular in Amsterdam, served in pitta bread with salad and sauce. Find them in Norwich – Moorish, Ruth’s or Falafel and Friends on the market. (All listed on my directory)