19 August 2019 Lorraine

I hope you all had an amazing weekend. I certainly did, we had a late Raksha Bandhan celebration. Every year my sister-in-law comes over to tie a Rakhi (a sacred thread which signifies a sister’s wish for her brother’s happiness and prosperity) on my husband’s wrist. Raksha Bandan is a celebration of the bond between a brother and sister. We had a reason to indulge in all our favourite dishes, this Vegetable Pilaf being one of them. Who doesn’t love a good Pilaf! This Vegetable Pilaf reminds me of Hindu Weddings or should I say Hindu Weddings back in the…

16 August 2019 Lorraine

It’s the weekend, can’t believe how quickly this week has gone by. I am looking forward to spending time with my family this weekend and I hope you are going to have an awesome one too. We were in Durban a short while ago. Whilst we were on holiday I decided that I should do some vegetarian cooking with my mum-in-law. I did learn a few of her tricks and I also jotted down some recipes. She makes this delicious Egg-Free Fruit Cake, which I am sharing today. I never ate fruit cake until I tried this one. For me…

15 August 2019 Lorraine

It’s that time of year again, it’s going to be a month of meat-free dishes. My 10 year old is definitely going to be a problem, that much I do know. So I think it’s time to get creative with my veggies. I think these Spinach Mushroom Quesadillas for dinner is a good start, don’t you??? Well I will certainly hear the verdict when’s it’s on the table tonight. My hubby will be happy, that’s for sure. I love cooking stuff that I can make ahead. For these Spinach Mushroom Quesadillas you can make the filling ahead of time. Makes…