Category Archives: Home Cooked

Musselburgh – Home-cooked Curry for The Hector + Something Horrible from Iceland

On last month’s visit to The Staggs, Musselburgh, Hector was introduced to – Curry Enthusiasts – Peter and Karen (who took our photo?). Peter was keen to tell me that he makes his own Curry – from scratch. For many, … Continue reading

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Hector’s House – Dinner for Eight, at Seven

The Diaries showed April 1st as the first Saturday in 2017 when the Six from Helensburgh were free, Marg and Hector too. The plan was a Soiree at Hector’s House, with too many to stay over, but enough to justify … Continue reading

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A Curry for Carnoustie – Aloo Gosht Methi Achari

A few weeks back, Marg informed The Hector that we’re invited to stay over with Mags and Alsadair in Carnoustie en route to the festive dinner in Aberdoom – Oh, and I said you would cook Curry, for ten. This … Continue reading

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Hector’s House – Keema Karela Methi Aloo Mutter

A few weeks ago, The Rickmeister raised the matter of a Barrel Party on this very day. Few knew of this, especially The Hector who ended up as Host. Pyraser Landbier (Pyras, Bayern) was the main event, with a smaller … Continue reading

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Hector’s House – Methi Gosht (Seriously Dry)

Some believe that Hector serves Marg a Curry every day, if only. A few times a year is the norm. Last night the freezer was inspected, it was overflowing with Lamb, much of it bought at the local supermarket, and … Continue reading

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Hector’s House – Home-cooked Vegetable Pakora – at last

Curry-Heute has been in operation for over six years, it took until this year to post the Recipe for Pakora. That was all. This means that The Hector has not actually cooked Pakora in all this time, yet home-cooked Pakora … Continue reading

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Hector’s House – Methi Bhindi Achari Gosht

Having successfully created a Home-Cooked Hector Karahi to a Decent Standard a few weeks back (Recipe), it was time to try it out on Marg. Two features differentiate Karahi from Curry as I currently understand it. Firstly, the Lamb, boneless … Continue reading

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Hector’s House – Home Cooked Lamb Karahi

With The Cat away, The Chef can Play Having enjoyed Lamb Karahi at two of Glasgow’s Best Sources in recent days namely Yadgar and the Khyber Pass Restaurant, Hector was motivated to have a go. I have previously attempted Lamb … Continue reading

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Devilled Beef & Aloo Taare Ko – Hector’s Cooking

With 500g of Stewing Steak to cook for tonight’s dinner, something different was called for. On occasion, some forty five years ago, Mother would present a Tomato-rich, Spicy Beef Dish – Devilled Beef – she called it. It was not … Continue reading

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Aberdeen – Dinner for Eight, at Seven

Graeme is cooking and has invited six of us to celebrate his Dear Lady’s Birthday which is in two days. This necessitated a drive to Aberdeen for Curry-Heute. Few people are brave enough to invite The Hector to sample their … Continue reading

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