29/06/2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 […]
15/06/2015

Vagareli Makai (Braised Mealies)

With winter comes the need for “comfort eating” and most comforting dishes are “carb laden”, however we try and try again to make our comfort food/snacks […]