22 November 2019 Lorraine

I love Biryani and now that I don’t eat lamb it’s often a Vegetable Pilaf  (similar to a biryani) or of course a Chicken Biryani. I always try to find easy ways to cook especially if I am short on time. My days have been super busy so I tried to prep this Oven-Baked Chicken Biryani the night before and just popped it into the oven the next day. It was sublime. Biryanis can become a little complicated but this is a super easy way to cook any Biryani. I find that everything tastes better when cooked in the oven….

30 October 2019 Lorraine

I had to see a friend today so I needed to get my cooking done early but also something that I could easily heat up again. So what better than this perfect Coconut Chicken Curry which was cooked in under 30 minutes. How I love that.  As busy as I am if a friend asks to meet I never down the opportunity. Every woman needs good girlfriends. And if a friend makes time for you then that’s a keeper.  I am blessed to have a few beautiful ladies in my life and I appreciate their kindness and loyalty. My friend…

16 October 2019 Lorraine

Today I was totally lost as to what to cook. Since I’ve been back I just haven’t had the motivation to do anything, I think I am just exhausted. Well, I didn’t have a choice but to cook. We could do takeout but I prefer a homecooked meal over takeout. The quality of food is just not great anymore. At least with my cooking I know what goes into it. In saying that I don’t often use packet stuff and marinades. I prefer making my own from scratch. However, someone gave me a whole lot of Nandos marinades and sauces….