13 September 2019 Lorraine

I had a wonderful day today. My friend and I went shopping all day, she knows every little nook and cranny in Johannesburg. I visited a new spice shop, an Italian deli and an art shop. I am so excited because I bought canvasses to finally paint again. I am not the most creative but painting is also another form of therapy so I am so looking forward to it. I took a few art classes but my art teacher was a horror so I didn’t enjoy it much. But I am excited to try again. We did loads of…

30 August 2019 Lorraine

If only I had known sooner how easy it was to make these Chicken Pot Stickers with Dipping Sauce, I would have made them sooner. I have adapted this Chicken Pot Stickers recipe from Molly Yeh’s recipe from Food Network. My kids are crazy about Pot Stickers. I always thought it was too much work so I never bothered to even try them. However, it is actually not that difficult to make. It does take a little bit of time but that’s about it. And of course if the little folding technique can be a little bit of a pain….

24 August 2019 Lorraine

I have made tons of Biryani in my lifetime but I still find new ways of making them all the time. With Indian cooking I think it’s how it is. You make the same dish a hundred times but you never always use the exact same recipe. Have you found yourself doing that? I cook with spices almost everyday and when it comes to Indian food I never look at a recipe. This Chicken Biryani is one of those that I have probably adjusted the spices a few times already. I love Biryani so I make it my mission to…