Indias Bollywood Experiance On Your Doorstep

Bollywood in all its glory will be right here on our doorstep – at The Sandton Convention Center and we will be treated to Bollywood Fashion, […]

Vegan Carrot, Coconut & Orange Cake

There is a “National Carrot Cake Day” and it is celebrated on the 3 February (I missed the boat here). The jury is still out on […]

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 […]

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 […]