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 […]

Cabbage & Carrot Warm Salad

“Coleslaw” originated during the 18th century and it is actually a miss-pronunciation of the Dutch word “koolsa” – which literally means cabbage salad. “Coleslaw” todays name […]

Vegan Fruit Cake

Ancient Rome – lays claim to the earliest recorded version of a “fruit cake/energy bar recipe” and pine nuts, raisins and pomegranate seeds were mixed in […]

Vegan Chocolate Cake

“Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot For a lot of people; it does for me.” ~Audrey Hepburn Famous words from a […]

Poha-Flattened Rice

Poha (flattened rice – available at Indian grocery stores), Poha – is available in various thicknesses, and it is a very easily digestible form of raw […]

Vegan Banana Loaf

This “banana loaf” was created because I wanted to experiment with #aquafaba and my new #Smeg stand mixer, and I can confidently say “Yipee” my experiment […]

Potato Salad

Like all of my recipes – this one was created because of “what we like and how it can be healthy”. It really did not take […]


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