19 August 2018 Lorraine

This is my 3 ingredient Shortbread recipe that I’ve used for many years. I must admit I always try to keep my recipes a simple as I can, I’m not great at complicated recipes so to prevent too many disasters I live by the motto “keep it simple”, this is especially true when I’m baking. I think butter makes everything taste better, this buttery shortbread is testament to that fact.  I also learnt a great tip that the Shortbread dough must be kneaded for 10 minutes, at first I thought that was crazy. I know this technique is mainly used…

19 August 2018 Lorraine

During the week breakfast is simple as everyone is always in a rush, getting 3 “boys” out the house is quite a mission. As much as I am organised the mornings I must admit are most stressful. Even more so when they can’t find all their stuff, are mum’s supposed to take care of everything and know where all their stuff is. So making this Indian Chilli Coriander Omelette is a rare treat for my husband. If I had to make them all fancy breakfasts everyday they will never leave the house on time nor will I be able to…

18 August 2018 Lorraine

There are so many people that are totally confused and unfimiliar with spices. It makes it easier to cook with spices when you understand what they are and how to use them. Here in South Africa we are spoilt for choice when it comes to masalas, there’s a huge variety available in spice stores. Masala can be used in almost any curry but finding the right one is key. I live in the city of Johannesburg and I must admit sometimes it is a challenge to find a good quality masala and sometimes best to make your own but if…