Classic Butter Chicken

Butter chicken needs no introduction. This dish is so creamy and flavourful created with an array of spices and marinated in yogurt to ensure the chicken is absolutely tender when you dig in! I served this popular dish with a side of garlic naan made with activated charcoal, which I brushed generously with butter –Continue reading “Classic Butter Chicken”

Pumpkin Goolgoolas

As much as I enjoy creme brulee and delicious pastries I would trade them all for a plate of warm goolgoola’s any day! My grandmother used to make these for me as a kid, and if I’m being honest she’d make them for me as an adult too! She made the best goolgoolas and they’dContinue reading “Pumpkin Goolgoolas”

Cauliflower & Peas Curry

One of my favourite veggie curries, it is delightful and spicy. You’ll love it!Happy New Year Everyone!! I hope you had an amazing new year celebration and kept well and safe. We stayed home and fell asleep on the couch at around 10 PM, yep we’re living the life! The new year also brings aboutContinue reading “Cauliflower & Peas Curry”

Chana Magaj

Celebrating heritage month by celebrating my Indian heritage, and that wouldn’t be complete without me sharing this delicious chana magaj recipe with you.Chana magaj is a delectable Indian fudge made from chickpea flour, ghee, ground pistachios, freshly ground elachi (cardamom) and icing sugar. Everyone I’ve offered this fudge to claims it’s the best they’ve everContinue reading “Chana Magaj”

Durban Mutton Curry

Kicking off heritage month with a South African favourite, the Bunny Chow. Filled of course with a steaming hot, spicy Durban mutton curry served with the traditional vinegar carrot salad. I’m pleased to say this is one of the first dishes I’ve ever cooked and even though it’s been a few years this is stillContinue reading “Durban Mutton Curry”

Oxtail Kalya

Kalya is a spicy Mauritian dish, made with chicken or beef, creamy yogurt and freshly ground spices. Hey everyone! I’ve been quite busy lately, taking a break from social media and taking care of the kiddos who are both sick! Luckily my son is recovering but my daughter on the other hand is refusing toContinue reading “Oxtail Kalya”

Chicken Tikka Kebabs

I’ve been posting a lot of my favourite chicken recipes recently, butter chicken, tikka masala, korma curry, roast and soup and with that I’ll be adding one more to the list. Chicken Tikka kebabs, they’re so easy to make and they taste incredible! I like marinating mine the night before but you could also makeContinue reading “Chicken Tikka Kebabs”

Chicken Korma

This beautiful korma curry is the perfect meal to serve at the dinner table this winter. Creamy, aromatic and perfect served with basmati rice or naan bread. Slightly milder than a Durban chicken curry but boy oh boy what it lacks in spiciness it makes up in flavour. The chicken is cooked in double creamContinue reading “Chicken Korma”

Cheese and Sweetcorn Samoosa pie

Winter is all about comfort food in my home, hearty stews, dumplings, curries and roasts. I’m salivating at the thought! Snacking is also a pretty big deal and one of my kids favourite snacks are samoosas or as my 3 year old says moosas 😂. I love making samoosas but actually making the pur (samoosaContinue reading “Cheese and Sweetcorn Samoosa pie”

Soji Halwa

Happy Fathers day weekend! Fathers day at our home is spent pretty relaxed, with the whole family outside around the braai, my husband says I’m an expert braai master – he isn’t wrong. The best gift you could give a Dad on fathers day is a full stomach of incredible food, and whether he’s aContinue reading “Soji Halwa”