Over the summer, a lot of reading, researching, self-reflection and thought lead to the realisation that our diet and cooking needs a bit of a nudge in a healthier, more nutritious direction. In a move to include more plant-based food into my families diet, we’ve been seeing beans such as these black eyed peas, calledRead more
Sweet coconut samosas, you say? Some of you may be raising your eyebrows. Never heard of them? It’s OK, I understand. I’d never heard of sweet coconut samosas either until one day my Father was in the kitchen and come up with the most delectable, sweet coconut stuffed pastries. They were like the McDonalds appleRead more
Cake rusks. The perfect companion for your morning cup of tea. Or your bed-time cup of tea. Or your anytime cup of tea. Even coffee. Or a warm cup of milk, if you do that (I know I do). I’ve taken the classic Cake Rusk that is so loved in our culture as a stapleRead more
Kebab recipes to tide us over, not just for the upcoming BBQ season, but also for year-round nibbles, because kebabs are just THAT amazing and easy? I’m interested! Kebabs are such a quick and simple joy to make and even more a joy to eat! They are tremendously versatile. You can serve kebabs in aRead more
As I am attempting to return back to the blogsphere, I had a look down the ‘Drafts’ section of my blogger dashboard and was rather pleased to find a number of recipes and posts that were semi-ready to be published. One recipe that caught my eye was this one – sweet and colourful Mutanjan rice.Read more
Aloo Anday for me is one of the curries that sometimes I don’t make for months at a time. It’s easy to slip by through the meals plans featuring meat and chicken, fish and more fancier rice dishes. Aloo Anday is simple, basic and economic. It reminds me of lazy afternoon lunches at home, orRead more
In essence, a Pulao / Pilau is a rice dish compromised of fried onions, aromatic spices and a 2nd component which can be a meat (see – Lamb Pilau), vegetable (see – Mattar Pilau) or legume (see – Chana Pilau) (exception made for zeera pilau, which is just Pilau rice with cumin seeds).
Lamb Pilau / Pulao has been hugely amiss on this blog since the start. It’s hands down my most frequently cooked dish and honestly a household favourite! Now with our little 2 year old girl a solid part of our family dinner table, this aromatic, comforting meal has been cemented into our weekly rotation sinceRead more
Here’s a super simple recipe with a rather short list of ingredients (granted you have a stocked spice cupboard).
Matar Gosht is such a homely, cosy comfort-in-a-bowl kind of meal. Honestly, it reminds me of days at home with my Mother when I was a little girl, new to this whole ‘eating on your own‘ business, breaking off tiny pieces of roti and drowning it it in the tasty shorba. Whenever my Mother cookedRead more