Kadhi, Kitchdi & Jeera Alloo

Gujarati Kadhi For all those reading this and have no clue what “KADHI” is—simply put it is a yoghurt based gravy dish that is thickened with […]

Poke Bowl

So I have taken the “poke bowl” and twisted it so that it suits my palate – and now I want to turn all my meals […]

Mix Bean Salad

The famous quote “Necessity is the mother of all inventions”, and for me “Necessity” has been the backbone behind most of my creations. Trying to be […]

Spinach Fritters

This is a very simple recipe – that was inspired by “Sibas Mfino Fritters” – I turned it and tuned to fit in with my ethos […]

Vegan Chocolate Cake (Again)

Baking and experimenting with recipes is an all-time favourite of mine – however it has always been challenging to bake and more importantly get it “right” […]

Toasted Sweetcorn Sandwich

A few weeks ago I was approached/contacted with a question “would you like to contribute a deli –style recipe” and this was my chance to show […]

Vegan Potato Salad

Been Missing – No Excuses!!! My 1 sister and her husband have started adopting a vegan lifestyle – so the “tweaker in me got to work […]

Ritual Cafe – Linden Johannesburg

I was invited to review the new vegan and vegetarian menu at the Ritual Café – I took up the invite without further ado – simply […]


Yams, taro root, dasheen, madumbis or the real South African name – “amadumbe” – is a root vegetable that tastes amazing and looks weird. They are […]

Sugar Snap Peas, Cabbage & Carrot Hot Salad

Sugar snap peas and its cousin snow peas are different from its other cousin peas – in that they are eaten whole – pods and peas […]

Vagharelo Bhaat (Tempered Rice)

“No Waste” is a popular “mantra” in Guajarati homes – you cannot even imagine the ways in which we use leftovers to create tasty, “fresh” meals […]

Black-Eyed Beans/Peas Salad

The legume family is vast and made up of nutritious and flavourful morsels of goodness – legumes come in various colours and shapes – with spots […]