23 August 2018 Lorraine

Today I tricked my kids into eating leftovers, they hate leftovers. I am partly to be blamed for that as I always have fresh meals prepared for them, only because I don’t have a full-time job and I love cooking but we all have our days when you really don’t want to cook, even some of us that loooove cooking. With leftover lamb curry this Lamb Curry Pizza was born and was oh so delicious, well according to my boys who don’t usually eat leftovers. Normally if I have leftover food I have to eat it myself or share it…

22 August 2018 Lorraine

This dish is typically served with veg biryani, there are different variations to cook Dal but this particular recipe has masala as one of the ingredients. Most South Indians would probably cook this Masala Dal. I am South Indian and hubby is North Indian, when  I sometimes cook a South Indian recipe he would think I’m crazy, there are not many differences between the South Indian and North Indian way of cooking in South Africa, flavours and ingredients are fairly similar. However, South Indians do like their dishes with a lot more spice. This Masala Dal was typically served with…

22 August 2018 Lorraine

Authentic South African Recipe There is a perception that it’s the only those that live in Durban can make the perfect Lamb Curry. I was raised in Durban so I hope that counts. However, my mum who still lives in Durban makes the best “Durban Lamb Curry”. I try my best not to use too much oil in my cooking and it’s something I take into account when cooking a lamb curry too. However, my 17 year old thinks it’s the reason my Durban Lamb Curry is not authentic enough. I definitely should add more oil and more masala, according…