Month: April 2017

Traditional Aloo Ghost (Meat and Potatoes)

Traditional Aloo Ghost (Meat and Potatoes)

This recipe shouldn’t need an Introduction as I’m sure it is a staple in many South African-Indian families’ homes. It is the first recipe I wrote down in my little black recipe book, and ironically the one I don’t need to look at anymore because…

Baked Bean Shakshouka

Baked Bean Shakshouka

I love shakshouka, the husbo on the other hand doesn’t care too much for the tomato chutney. This is a great variation instead and is filling! Baked Beans Shakshouka Ingredients: ½ onion sliced 1 tin baked beans in tomato sauce 1 tsp garlic paste/or 1…

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken

This one was of those “make up as I go along” recipes. I knew what I wanted to eat and had an idea of the flavour combo so I bought a pineapple and threw some things together and came up with this. Sweet & Sour…

Lazy Lasagne

Lazy Lasagne

Lasagne is a strangely comforting dish. As a South African Indian, my Mum (sorry Ma, love you) would make this Italian dish Indian. I wanted to eat an authenticlly Italian dish without the plethora of spices, but you know when your fam is like “where’s…

Mushroom Mutter Masala

Mushroom Mutter Masala

Husbo laughs at me because I (apparently) can’t pronouce “Mutter” correctly. He can speak Urdu and I can’t. This recipe is so quick and easy, you can eat it as a meal on its own, or have it as a side dish. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons…