23 September 2019 Lorraine

Today I am sharing another dish that was really popular in our home. I remember eating this often in our home and as kids it was something we loved. This Kitchari with yellow split peas is a dish made with rice and yellow split pea dal and it is a comforting soup like dish. It is an ayurvedic dish that helps detox the body and balance our doshas (according to Ayurveda it’s the three energies that define our makeup). Apparently when yogis need to cleanse their bodies and soul they eat this dish because it provides them will all the…

20 September 2019 Lorraine

I make Soft Butter Rotis almost every week and yet I don’t have a recipe on my blog. What’s wrong with me! Finally I have taken some photos and my recipe is ready to be posted. If you are South African you will know it’s “blasphemous” to make a roti anything other than soft…haha! As you will know if you have been reading my posts, I was raised in a South Indian home. Roti was not a staple in our home so it took me a lot of trial and error to get my roti to perfection. I remember the…

19 September 2019 Lorraine

Phew, what a day! And I thought starting an online store was going to be a walk in the park. Trust me to always dive into things before I give it any serious thought. It’s how I’ve been my whole life so I suppose at my age that’s not going to change. I dive in first and then think, “what have you got yourself into you crazy woman”??? I guess if I don’t try I will never know. I must admit that every vision I’ve ever had, I have tried, everything hasn’t always worked out but I know I can…