It's bonfire night this weekend – are you in or out?

Before I even start sharing with you food ideas that people share with us for bonfire night – let me tell you a little story of one bonfire night at me. This was before Jamies was born and Oli and Tom were about 6 and 4 and I decided to invite both their classes over for bonfire night. – Daft? yes!  Especially when it started raining and we had 50 people inside while the dads…

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Latest winner of Patak's competition

It was a real delight to phone up our user scarlet_magpie and tell him he had won the Patak’s competition this month. This member is a bloke from West Yorkshire who saw Dragons Den loved the whole concept of MyDish and joined up.  He said that he loves making his own Indian food and when he saw the competition he entered for fun – like all of us not really thinking he was in with…

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Entertaining at home – Bollywood style

I went out to my friends Nibby’s 45th birthday party which was a Bollywood party.  Not having been to one of these parties before I asked a very good friend to lend me the appropriate dress.  She came to my home to dress me in this most beautiful sari. The house was all abalze with incense and candles and looked incredibly festive – but it was the food that really made the party what it…

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Patak's brand ambassador loves Summer

We asked Anjali Pathak, who is passionate about Indian cooking all year round, what an Indian Summer means to her. I love the Summer time. I love the feeling of knowing that it’s going to stay light until really late at night and when you are out and about in the evening you can smell that wonderful scent of BBQ’s. When I was young my family and I would always have these great BBQ’s where…

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