7 January 2019 Lorraine

  Happy New Year Everyone! I’ve had a bit of a slow start to the New Year but I’m all rearing to go again. Holidays are not good for me, it really slows me down and takes me a while to get back into the flow of things. At least I’m starting off on a good note with a healthy recipe, Perfect Roast Vegetable. I won’t promise to share all healthy meals throughout the year because I love baking and I won’t be happy if I can’t share my sweet treats. However, I will share a fair spread from sweet…

10 December 2018 Lorraine

I had this Vegetable Biryani at a wedding and it was absolutely delicious so I had to try and re-create the recipe and I am so pleased with the results.  It is worth all the effort you put into it. However, this South African Vegetable Biryani is a long winded version and I would say more delicious. This flavour-packed rice dish is an absolute favourite amongst vegetarians and goes down a treat even with meat-eaters. I call this South African Vegetable Biryani my “wedding version” as it tastes just like the one that was served at Indian weddings.  Especially if…

5 November 2018 Lorraine 2Comment

Vegetable Makhani is similar to Butter Chicken as it’s exactly the same sauce that’s used minus the chicken. It consists of a rich, creamy sauce and cashew nut paste can be added to the sauce but I prefer not to add it, it’s because it feels rather strange adding nuts and fruit to my curries. I grew up eating South African Indian food which is never cooked with any nuts or fruit so I’m not about to start now, well maybe I’m just not that adventurous. All the same this Easy Vegetable Makhani is still absolutely delicious without the nuts. I…