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…

17 August 2018 Lorraine

I love potatoes, I can stay away from lots of carbs but just not potatoes.  You give me potatoes in any shape or form and I will devour it, when I was much younger I couldn’t let a day go by without crisps so I think that’s were my addiction to potatoes started. It’s why I absolutely love these  Spicy Fenugreek Fried Potatoes. But I promise I don’t eat potatoes everyday although I could. This recipe is a lovely way to have fried potatoes without it being bland, has just a hint of spice with a soft centre and crisp…

17 August 2018 Lorraine

I always hated pumpkin until I married my husband. I didn’t know how to cook it and never thought I would want to. But after hearing all his moans about how he missed his mum”s Pumpkin Curry I was forced to get the recipe and make an effort to cook it with love. Surprise surprise I actually liked it and I’ve now been converted. It isn’t as bad as I thought it would be , sometimes we just have to give some things a chance before we judge. The sweet and spicy combination really compliments each other and makes it…