Life’s a Beach

MY FAVOURITE PLACE – PART TWO If there’s one place this currychick truly enjoys and loves it’s down at the seaside. There is simply nothing more tranquil plus beautiful and carefree than just lying on the sand staring into the endless blue horizon and watching wave after wave lap onto the shore. I love the…

Back to the Basics

Today on my blog I am featuring a cooking group called Back to the Basics. The blog is managed by a mate of mine, Preshana Singh whom I studied with at university. As we moved on with our busy lives we lost touch with each other. I was therefore so excited to re connect with…

Life as an Expat in the UK

Hopefully you enjoyed reading all about Currychick’s Life as an Expat in Australia. In an effort to find out more about what life as an expat is like in other countries I reached out to readers of my blog. I was lucky enough to make contact with a South African expat now living in the United…

Losing Something Precious

If you have read my blog you know that I have smarted many losses. Recently I again beheld the classic movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” which got me surmising that not all losses pertain to death. Today particularly so many of those quotes whizz through my mind. I like to think of myself…

Life as an Expat

This month marks fifteen years that we now live abroad in Australia. I am constantly quizzed about life in another country so I decided to re-count just how my journey has transpired with a question and answer blog. Why did you leave South Africa? I am often asked this question. Fifteen years ago a much…

The Bokem Legacy: Igniting the Flames of Untold Stories

I am truly astonished at the calibre of bloggers’ that I keep meeting via currychick. Not only are some of them young and ambitious they are also super talented. For a while now I have followed a blog called The Bokem Legacy. I love the wealth of information on this blog plus more so that…

Linda’s Chicken Curry: Made in the USA

Have you ever bumped into someone’s Facebook and then become in awe of their life? A while back this happened to me and for fear of sounding like a stalker I was thrilled that a lot of this persons Facebook was open for public viewing. I was drawn in by the fact that she’s an…

CHEAT LAMB BIRYANI

Hopefully you have read my post MEET BRITISH CHEF ANJUM ANAND Here is Anjum’s Quick Lamb Biryani Recipe One-pot pilau, also known as Lucknowi biryani, is a fragrant mixture of lamb, rice and spices. Serves 5-6 600g lamb rump or steak, cut into large pieces 2 packets of The Spice Tailor Rustic Rogan Josh 3…

MEET BRITISH CHEF ANJUM ANAND

An amazing TV chef and food author from Britain and of Hindu descent is Anjum Anand. Currychick was kindly granted a go-ahead to showcase this wonderful chef’s work. Like currychick, Anjum loves the cultural traditions of Indian food and this is reflected in her cooking styles and graces. Anjum’s avid interest in Indian cookery has…

Purtassi

The annual Hindu Tamil festival of Purtassi is currently taking place.  This year Purtassi began on the 16th September 2016 and goes on until the 17th October 2016. Currychick always observes this month long fast of being vegetarian. Basically, during this period, I observe a fast of solely vegetarian food as Purtassi is devoted to the cleansing…

Big Fat Indian Wedding

Confession!!!!! I have a fetish! Weddings….Big Fat Indian Weddings! Who doesn’t love a wedding? Recently a close friend’s daughter had a big fat Indian wedding plus I read and started following a fabulous blog about weddings abroad.   Currychick simply adores her culture and an integral part of Indian culture is an Indian wedding filled with wads…