Tag: vegetarian

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

You guys know I love pasta, but with water restrictions in place it’s a waste of water to boil pasta. This stovetop Mac and Cheese doesn’t waste a single drop and plus its so easy and saves time you won’t be making it any other 

Butter Beans Curry

Butter Beans Curry

Deep down, I really enjoy eating simple food. People often ask me what’s my favourite food to eat because of my job, and while I do love trying new places to eat, food that I grew up eating is my favourite. This butter beans curry 

Rice Paper Summer Rolls

Rice Paper Summer Rolls

These rice paper rolls are the epitome of summer food. They have all the textures and tastes that you want to eat; crunchy veggies, soft rice paper, smooth and creamy peanut dipping sauce, tangy dressing, fragrant herbs and salty peanuts. Are you hungry yet? Good. 

Cold Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Cold Vietnamese Noodle Salad

It was so hot in Cape Town that I didn’t feel like eating food or meat. I wanted something light that was still tasty and had all those umami flavors. This is Vietnamese inspired, as I wanted to make a more traditional dressing but did 

Chana Masala

Chana Masala

This dish is often served in a wedding house before the big day. I had no idea how to make it but did some quick googling to see what the spice combinations were (not that I followed any of them). This turned out delicious and 

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Overnight oats has become quite the rage. I make various versions of overnight oats on the regular but mostly during Ramadan when I get bored of the usual breakfasts. I first saw this on the menu at Lily’s and thought I need to come back 

Falafel Platter, Homemade Naan and Chicken Koftas

Falafel Platter, Homemade Naan and Chicken Koftas

Here is the falafel platter I made last week to accompany my lentil salad. The homemade falafel recipe is from Little Spice Jar and the Naan recipe from @saj_zn on Instagram. Sajida is my cousin and saved me from almost disaster as the original Naan 

Roasted Vegetable Couscous Salad

Roasted Vegetable Couscous Salad

My Mediterranean journey through food is happening this week. Food is such a great way to travel to places when you physically can’t. I haven’t been on an overseas holiday in years and eating different cuisines keeps that wanderlust alive for me. When I ate 

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

A lot of good things in life are unexpected, just like this salad. I’m not a huge lentil fan (only when it comes to eating dhal and rice) and was quite apprehensive when I made this but I thought the flavor combination would work and 

Khuri Kitchrie

Khuri Kitchrie

This is hands down one of my favorite meals to eat, as a child growing up as well as an adult! The great thing about Khuri Kitchrie are really all the side dishes that go along with it. I tend to make the standard pumpkin