22 February 2019 Lorraine

    I hope I was missed, I certainly missed you all and missed sharing my recipes. It’s been a while but today I just had to take a break from a messy house, renovations are taking far too long and exhausting. A comforting, spicy dish always eases my stress, it’s why I just had to cook this Tamarind and Coconut Fish Curry. Although I was excited to cook today and yes it has been a while since I fed my family a decent meal, I had very limited time to cook dinner. This Tamarind and Coconut Fish Curry did…

11 February 2019 Lorraine

  Indian Vegetarian Dish Yellow Dal is comfort food at its best, it is a simple dish but a staple in most Indian homes. Growing up my mum always cooked us Yellow Dal with Rice and it something we devoured. I’m so glad I’ve introduced this Yellow Split Pea Dal Recipe to my kids. On our meat-free days my boys are content with a bowl of steaming rice and dal. The yellow split peas is boiled until it’s soft and it is then cooked with a variety of spices. The tempering of the spices is what takes the dal to…

30 January 2019 Lorraine

  Spicy Durban Chicken Curry South African Recipe I haven’t spent much time in my kitchen the last few days, it’s been light meals and rushing around. My middle son has started college, and yes he is studying at a culinary school, wants to become a chef so he can teach his mum a few professional tricks. Our home feels empty with 2 of my boys now almost out the house, my 17 year old is staying at the college residence. Although he drove me crazy when he was at home I miss him terribly. The only positive is that…