18/07/2016
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Vegan Carrot, Coconut & Orange Cake

There is a “National Carrot Cake Day” and it is celebrated on the 3 February (I missed the boat here). The jury is still out on […]
29/06/2016
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Nankhatai – Indian Shortbread

The birth of Nankhatai originates in the 16th century, when the Dutch came to India – to set up spice trading posts in India. Surat – a […]
06/06/2016
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Peanut Butter Cookies

“Necessity is a mother of all inventions” one of my favourite “mantras” – my family always  want to eat healthy and I always like to bake […]
16/05/2016
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Veggie Stir Fry

Living on your own changes you and how you go about preparing meals – I have been living on my own for just over a year […]
04/05/2016
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Cocoa & Dates Easter Eggs

As Easter was approaching, I spoke to my elder son and told him I would like to organise a little Easter egg hunt for my little […]
18/04/2016
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Cranberry Slices

I know this post is late, but life happens, holidays come and go   The Easter Bunny arrived early at my doorstep bearing a bag of […]
11/03/2016
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Raita

Raita – the popular and delectable accompaniment to any Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi dish is made using hung (curd) yogurt, a hint of spice and some […]
24/02/2016
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Lassi/Chaas Or Smoothie

Just what the weather doctor suggests for this continuous “heat wave” we experiencing around the country. Traditional Lassi (The world’s first smoothie) was born/created/invented 1000 BC […]
15/02/2016
Veggie Dosas

Veggie Dosa/Pancake

This is a recipe that was created by my sister and it falls into the category of “healthy eating”. My sisters little girls love “masala dosa” […]
10/02/2016
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Renovations

My home has being going through a major renovation process for the last few months – being doing it in bits & bobs  while still living […]
04/08/2015
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Upma-Indian Version of Couscous

Chat about, think about – Indian breakfast dishes be it from the north, south, east or west of India – and without a doubt Upma is […]
01/07/2015
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Oats With A Twist

During the winter months, it is almost impossible to eat comfort packed meals that are healthy, try as you may you always fall of the rails […]