Chicken and Mushroom Phyllo Pie

Ever since bebe number 2 arrived , I hardly eat heavy Indian meals. I’m gravitating towards lighter meals (maybe cuz I’m eating all day anyway lol) This chicken and mushroom pie was playing on my mind for days. When I was 16 I would work for my brother in the mall , every morning King…

Easy Tacos

I’ve always loved me a good Taco night. Usually spent with my favourite people because I love an audience for meals too! There is another recipe for tacos on my blog which is a bit more intricate and has different ingredients but that’s if you’re going all out! If you want an easy yet delicious…

Roast Chicken

Everyone needs a good roast chicken recipe to keep on hand. Its perfect for guests or for those days when you need something easy yet flavorful and delicious to feed the fam. A good roast pairs well with any side and you can even freeze it and keep it stored in the freezer for those…

Chicken and Corn Soup

The temperatures continue to drop in Johannesburg and the only thing that can compensate for this chilly weather is a bowl of hearty soup. I made this soup a while back and the recipe was a bit of a fluke, I didn’t expect it to turn out as delicious as it did. I made use…

Haleem- The Healthy Way

Haleem is an extremely popular soup dish in the Indian community of South Africa. However multiple versions of this soup can be found in different parts of the world, predominantly in the Middle East and the Indian sub-continent. It is simply a soup which contains wheat, barley, lentils and meat. However adaptations have been made…

Spicy Mac and Cheese

I recently stumbled upon a page on instagram that was solely dedicated to mac and cheese. I was amazed by the different variations of mac and cheese posted on the page and it inspired me to create my own version of this popular dish. This is probably my absolute favourite comfort food. There’s something about cheese and pasta that makes…

Fusion Food – Kowse

Khowse Khowse (KOw-Seh) is a pasta based dish that originated from Burma. It’s accompanied by a hot coconut milk curry and topped with fresh garnishes. The evolution of the Burmese Khowse occurred when it was introduced to the Indian community, specifically the Gujrati community, who then adjusted the recipe to create their own version. There’s…

Suri’s Oven Baked Nandos Butter Chicken

This dish was one of my favourites growing up. However in true mother fashion, my mum didn’t have a recipe for it. It all involved a little bit of this and a little bit of that, taste as you go along and voila dinner is served. However being a science student, I prefer to be…