Tag Archives: spices

Spicy beans and cheese on toast

As I have mentioned before, my interest in food and cooking has dramatically waned over the past 6 months. I am all for the quick fix at the moment. The other day, in the absence of 2min noodles, and with … Continue reading

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Spicy lentil soup

I got back from the heat of Cairo into winter edging its way through the cape. The most exciting thing about the cold is that we have an excuse to light our fire, which is a novelty for us Durbanites, … Continue reading

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Egg curry

I know this is a bit of a bizarre recipe for someone who has a somewhat tenuous relationship with the egg (or chicken period as a friend and I called them in our youth). I usually tend to avoid the … Continue reading

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Bean and potato curry

Another quick bean curry, this time with potatoes. The main recipe I wanted to feature here is actually the moung dhal, but thought I would add the recipe for the beans as it differs slightly from the others I have … Continue reading

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Ian’s dhal from Mrs Marie

This is a dish that Mrs Marie taught Ian many years ago and he has been making it ever since as a quick dinner option or something to serve with other curries. It really is quick and can be a … Continue reading

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Vannessa’s bean curry

I am so looking forward to getting a collection of bean curry recipes from friends. Everyone has a set of tasty tricks. This is Vannessa’s bean curry on the Aga. She was cooking for 7 of us so the ingredients … Continue reading

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Brinjal and potato curry

I was cooking this brinjal and potato curry on the same evening as I was making the sugar beans curry. As you may have read in the other post, the gas ran out which means I had to improvise a … Continue reading

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