Latest Recipes

Bhindi Masala – Okra Masala

What a great morning of cooking and more cooking. I bought this Okra/Bhindi last week already and before it goes funny I had to get cooking. I am a little bored with my Okra with Chilli and Garlic so I thought I should cook something different today. This Bhindi Masala is definitely not how I...

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Egg-Free Crumbed Mushrooms

I have tried to get these Egg-Free Crumbed Mushrooms right, a few times before. However, it never quite turned out the way I wanted it to. This time however, it turned out perfect. I absolutely love these mushrooms and could eat them everyday, if only they weren’t deep fried. I am sure they could work...

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Tomato Soup in a bowl

Roasted Tomato Soup

Weekends just fly by, don’t they!  I had a relaxing weekend and ate far too much. My neighbour celebrated her little boys birthday and she sent us cake. I promised I was going to be good but I didn’t want to be rude and not eat any of it. Because I am a food blogger...

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I'm Lorraine, the cook behind all the delicious recipes on tamarindnthyme. Welcome to my happy place where my goal is to share all my best recipes and knowledge with you so you can also be confident enough to cook them.

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― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

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