12 March 2020 Lorraine

Hummus is something I have tried making a gazillion times. I have tried making Beetroot Hummus, Turmeric Hummus and whatever else I could try. My hubby hated them all. So I gave up making them. Yesterday he asked if I could please make him some, that was a bit of a surprise, maybe he just forgot how disastrous all my other hummus recipes turned out. This time I decided to forget about all the fancy hummus and just stick to a simple recipe with just basic ingredients. Well this Creamy Homemade Hummus ticked all the right boxes. When “Mr Fussy”…

9 March 2020 Lorraine 2Comment

It feels like Winter is creeping up on us already. Here in Johannesburg we are definitely experiencing cooler mornings and evenings. This morning I actually wore a light jersey as it was a little nippy outside. I guess it’s time for those comforting soups, like this Delicious Potato Leek Soup, hot chocolate and coziness. Not everyone loves Winter but I do. Summer makes me anxious but in winter I am chilled, no pun intended. Seriously, I prefer the cooler weather. Although my autoimmune conditions have a field day in Winter, all those aches and pains creeps up on me. But…

4 March 2020 Lorraine

Growing up in a South Indian home my mum made this Mint Chutney with Peanuts often. Another name for it is Pudina Chutney, pudina meaning mint. Not that I ever paid attention then but as the years went by I was more and more drawn to trying everything my mum cooked. If you asked me a few years ago I didn’t even want to try this Mint Chutney with Peanuts. I thought it was too much effort. Although I do love eating it. I love eating it with a Yellow Potato Curry with Cumin. This Mint Chutney with Peanuts is eaten as a…