Curry In A Box

I have many friends who keep telling me that it is so difficult to cook curries with varying tastes, as they generally use the “mix masala” […]


This was the blog for Friday, but for some reason, I could not load the pictures so i tried again today. I am home alone this […]

Rice Noodles & Veggies

This dish is excellent eaten warm with a little extra chilli during the winter months and chilled with extra slices of lemon & and oranges during […]


This is traditionally served as a breakfast dish in the south of India. It is usually made with taystee wheat, however I use couscous instead of […]

Turmeric Milk

With winter on our door step, here is a wonderful drink that can assist in warding of the signs and symtons of colds and flus. The […]

To All Moms

Hope all you mums have a blessed day and you are able to spend some time with your children.

Curried Butter Beans

Routine was gone out the door during the past week & half, with all the public holidays, it was always just cooking something quickly. I have […]


I am looking for a tried and tested steamed “eggless pudding” something like the Xmas pudding but without the eggs and without the alcohol. I know […]

Brown Lentils with Green Beans & Cabbage

With the miserable unusual weather we are having in Joburg, i was looking for something that could be eaten as a soup but also had the […]

Vegetable Biryani

For some odd reason people seem to think that making a vegetable biryani is hard work, for me it is the easiest  and quickest ONE pot […]

Spicy Pulawo Rice

My son for some reason has decided not to eat any lentils, pulses or beans, and being vegetarian makes it difficult to prepare a wholesome meal. […]

Green Mung Curry

The past week has been crazy with all the wedding preperations and etc, thankfully the first half of the functions are over and done with and […]