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Hot & Spicy Sweet & Sour Rasam

Rasam, the Indian Cure For a Cold.

I am a firm believer in healing foods.   On the odd occasion that sleep eludes me I head straight for a glass of hot milk loaded with honey and cinnamon.  If any of your babies suffered from colic, you will probably still, like me, be having flash backs to those endless sleepless nights when my […]

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Lamb Shank Korma

Lamb Shank Korma Recipe

I have been so looking forward to sharing this recipe with you.  For the last month or so I have been craving something but have not actually known exactly what it was that I was craving.  You must all have had those days when one minute you are craving pickled onions and the next chocolate […]

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Perfectly Pink Rack of Lamb with an Indian Spiced Crust

Spring Rack of Lamb with an Indian Spiced Crust and Baked Spiced Potatoes

Durban is still bouncing around enjoying the glory of spring. There is the faintest blush of humidity already taunting us but essentially the mornings and evenings are still effervescent and fresh. I have a whole host of tourist Cape Starlings, a dead give-away that spring is here, that have joined the myriad of bird species […]

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Crab Curry Recipe

Weekend Special: Pucka Indian Crab Curry!

I am such a city girl … unashamedly so too – I love my new boots and can’t survive without my lipstick and mascara. I make no bones about this either. I have just wandered my way into the rabbit house … net result … I need to sort my mascara out. I don’t like […]

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Prawn Curry

Perfect Prawn Curry …… the Colour of Autumn Leaves and the Crunch of the Forest Floor …

  Brrr …. We are all freezing our Madumbi’s off aren’t we ….. My boday is already lusting after the warmth of summer.   Here in Underberg the sun has popped over the horizon, it 7.30am and 3degrees …. I just wonder how our brothers and sisters in the informal settlements stay warm. Coming from Durbs […]

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Spicy Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang ….. Mystical Malaysian Curry.

I must admit that watching one of my favourite TV chefs – Rick Stein wax very lyrical about the food as he travelled around the Orient really set my sights firmly on this Malaysian curry. It’s the first time that I have made this and I will definitely make it again – Max and Tricky […]

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Lamb Rogan Josh

Lamb Knuckles Rogan Josh and Spicey Pineapple

Today is the 4th day of the Festival of Diwali and is known as New Year day or Bestavarsh. The Fourth day is called Padwa or Varsha Pratipada that marks the coronation of King Vikramaditya and Vikaram-Samvat was started from this Padwa day. The day after the Lakshmi Puja, most families celebrate the New Year […]

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Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken – Murgh Makhani and a very Happy Diwali to all xx

  Seeing as today is the first day of Diwali and celebrated worldwide by all Hindus I thought I would share some tasty curry recipes with you. I am uber excited because I thought that the “bastage” that stole my laptop had gotten away with the only copy of these pics, oh Joy of Joys […]

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