Meet the Khoollect cooks: Sheepa Miah of Food That Makes You Smile Blog

With the launch date fast approaching of our very special Khoollect cookbook in collaboration with Hellmann’s, Maille, Knorr and Colman’s, we e are having a little chat with our fellow Khoollect cooks, to discover a little more about them and what they’ll be adding to the cookbook. Keep your eyes peeled on our newsletter on 2 January to get your copy.

Meet Sheepa Miah of Food That Makes You Smile Blog. Sheepa is one of our Khoollect cooks who, armed with only Knorr’s Gluten Free Gravy, has developed a tasty recipe for you to try at home. So sit back and meet Khoollect cook, Sheepa Miah.

Name:

Sheepa Miah

Blog/Instagram handle:

Foodthatmakesyousmile.com
@Smile_UK

Tell us, what recipe will you be sharing in the Unilever x Khoollect e-cookbook?

Chickpea Fries

What do you love about this dish; why did you choose this particular recipe?

I had a bag of gram flour sitting in my cupboard and didn’t know what to do with it. I saw a video recipe pop up online and was intrigued by how simple it seemed, so I had to give it a go myself. It’s a great recipe to prep in advance, so I love how easy it is to cook when you’re ready to eat it.

What’s your go-to weeknight meal?

I love my salmon parcels with honey, soy, ginger and garlic. I eat them with quick stir-fried ginger rice and broccoli. It’s so delicious and easy to make.

And your favourite comfort food?

My mum’s cooking. My mum makes the best curries in the world, and I’m not just saying that because she’s my mum. People come from far and wide to eat her food, because it’s that good.

What dishes will you be sharing with your nearest and dearest during the festive season?

This time of year I crave all the comfort food; I’m thinking pies and roasts. They’re hearty meals, made for sharing.

What’s your best piece of cooking advice for the novice cook?

Don’t forget or be afraid to season your food. I think people focus too much on following recipes so closely, that they don’t trust their taste buds enough. A well-seasoned dish can make or break a dining experience in my opinion.

What have you got planned for 2017?

A lot more recipes. 2016 was such a hectic year and it involved a lot of dining out. Although I don’t plan to stop that, I certainly hope to cook more at home. And I want to attempt a few challenging bakes!

This post has been created in partnership with Hellmann’s, Maille, Knorr and Colman’s.

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