25 September 2019 Lorraine

This is a super yummy Eggless Chocolate Banana Bread. It has a bread like texture, not the soft cake texture some of us love. Well not totally bread like.  Let’s just say it has a “lovely to eat” kind of texture. Because this is eggless I didn’t want it to have a very soft texture. I find that chocolate cakes that are eggless have this gooey, stick to your gum like texture and I don’t really like that. This may have chocolate but I still like to lather it with some butter when I’m eating it. Butter always makes everything…

24 September 2019 Lorraine

Happy Heritage Day everyone! Hope you are all enjoying the day with your families. It’s also National Braai Day and although the weather is not all that great here in Johannesburg I hope you are still making the most of the public holiday. Unfortunately for most Hindus it is a veggie braai day I would think. Nothing wrong with some soya braai sausages and salads, that could go down well. We are definitely not braaiing today, I will make do with my Bean Bunny Chow and my Turmeric Golden Milk…haha! Turmeric Golden Milk has been an age old remedy. We…

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…