Tomato Bulgur with Kale and Fava Beans

I’m always looking for more ways to incorporate greens and beans into our food. This tomato bulgur recipe with kale and fava beans is a great way to do just that. It’s also very YUMMY. Max absolutely loves it (so do I!). And the great thing is that it uses ingredients that I usually haveContinue reading “Tomato Bulgur with Kale and Fava Beans”

My favourite, easy, go-to Dal

I read this article from Dr Michael Greger about the significantly lower rates of cancer in India as compared to the USA and was absolutely blown away. I mean, US men get 23 times more prostate cancer than men in India?! Whaaaat? Americans get between 8 and 14 times the rate of melanoma, 10 toContinue reading “My favourite, easy, go-to Dal”

Ultimate Vegan Ramen

In our house, we LOVE ramen. Before we became vegan, there was a time when Max and I used to go and have ramens for lunch at least once every week. There was a little restaurant run by Japanese guys down the road from my office and they had a lunch special where you couldContinue reading “Ultimate Vegan Ramen”

Penne with Cauliflower and Tomato Sauce

Although it is her holiday at the moment, my dear wife was working very dedicatedly  today and so I got some free reign in the kitchen to prepare some lunch. Generally my attempts at cooking lead to very mixed results but today fortune was with me and the resulting dish turned out really well (orContinue reading “Penne with Cauliflower and Tomato Sauce”

Vegan Tofu Spaghetti Bolognese

We LOVEEEEEEE spaghetti bolognese and it is one of the few things that we were really sad to say goodbye to when we stopped eating meat. BUT, I just couldn’t accept it. I searched the internet for vegan versions and came across very many, but none sounded just right. Lentils didn’t appeal. Then, I cameContinue reading “Vegan Tofu Spaghetti Bolognese”

Vegan Spaghetti with Tofu-Mushroom Sauce

A while ago Shalveena and I went to a trip to beautiful Nelson (New Zealand) with the amazing team of Prestige Lawyers. One evening I got the chance to cook some pasta which surprisingly turned out quite well. In the following, I will record the recipe as good as I can remember it: Name Vegan SpaghettiContinue reading “Vegan Spaghetti with Tofu-Mushroom Sauce”

Ethiopian Christmas Feast

Christmas is a time of laughs and talks with full tummies and families sitting around a table. Usually, with lamb roast or other meat of choice. But, it is entirely possible to have a wonderful Christmas feast without meat. This year, we made an Ethiopian themed Christmas dinner. We cooked up Mesir Wot (red lentils cooked in berbereContinue reading “Ethiopian Christmas Feast”