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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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” […]


My home has being going through a major renovation process for the last few months – being doing it in bits & bobs  while still living […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oats & Cranberry Cookies

The above is a match made in heaven and for me a healthy creation to please my “health conscious family”. I know I always say my […]