22 November 2018 Lorraine

Crunchies, this is definitely a South African favourite which you have to try. These crunchies are so delicious, crunchy on the outside, a little chewy on the inside. Did I mention also quick and easy to make?  To be honest I found this recipe on the internet a while back. I never thought I would ever have the courage to start my own blog and share it, so I never recorded the source of the recipe. However, I think it’s such a delicious recipe and it’s why I want to share it. I have baked it a few times and…

20 November 2018 Lorraine

Vermicelli Pudding or Payasam (the south Indian term for it) is an Indian dessert typically served on religious occasions or festivities. It is a delicious dessert,  when cooked well of course. There was a time in my life when I did not get this pudding right. Every time I tried, it was almost a disaster but my polite guests always ate it and said it was good. One day I finally had success with my attempt at making Vermicelli Pudding. It was then that I realised my guests were actually just being nice. I had invited 2 of my friends…

14 November 2018 Lorraine

According to my kids this Spicy Thai Chicken Noodles is better than takeout. It is a scorching day in Johannesburg today and my kitchen is like a furnace and I suppose it’s more a day for salads, it’s what my hubby and I are having for dinner. However, my kids love noodles and I guess even the heat can’t stop a mum from feeding her kids so I made them some. Another reason I didn’t mind is because it’s really quick and easy. I’m getting quite good at this whole Thai flavour combination and I’m loving it. This Spicy Thai…