Banana leaves in Indian culinary tradition – Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Contents 1 Introduction 2 Eco-friendly kitchen tool 3 Banana leaf plates 4 Dishing up on a banana leaf 5 Medicinal properties of banana leaves Introduction When indentured labourers came to South Africa 150 years ago from India, they brought much of their culture and customs with them, and with it the use of banana leaves … Read more

Pickles Recipe

Pickles: An additional taste to food Although pickles are a common cross culture trend in food consumption and flavouring, the history of pickles dates back to India when cucumbers were sliced and stored in a brine solution with spice and fermented to be eaten with food as an additional flavouring to enhance taste. When the … Read more

Vades: An Indian Savoury

Vades is an Indian savoury dish that was carried over through generations by the Indian settlers in Durban from their motherland India. People are defined in their culture by the food they eat and the ability to preserve their culture lies in their ways of living. Vades is predominately a South Indian prayer dish, a … Read more

Ukuvuba Amasi Ngendlela Yakudala Emakhaya

Kudala amasi ayengathengwa esitolo njengoba sekwenziwa esikhathini samanje. Ayesengwa ekhaya ngoba kwakufuyiwe izinkomo zigcwele izibaya. Kwakuthi uma inkomo izele kujatshulwe ngoba kwakwaziwa ukuthi sekuzodliwa amasi okuyikona kudla okwakuthandwa kakhulu emandulo. Ukusenga Inkomo esengwayo yayingalali nethole esibayeni ngoba kwakwenzelwa ukuthi ubisi lube luningi uma sekusengwa, inkonyane lalilala lodwa. Osengayo wayevuka ekuseni akhiphe izinkomo azikhaphele eduze ngoba … Read more

Ukuhlukaniswa ngezigaba kwenyama yenkomo

Kunendlela elandelwayo uma kuhlatshiwe inkomo ekhaya. Kunezingxenye zenyama engadliwa ubulili noma ibuphi kanti futhi kukhona futhi edliwa ngokweminyaka yabantu. Inanzi – Ixhumene netwani iyisikhwanyana esincane. Phakathi kunobulongwe obumanzi. Idliwa omama. ¬† Iphaphu¬†–¬†Lisesifubeni likhishwa kanye nenhliziyo. Lidliwa abafana. Isibindi – Siseduze kwephaphu. Sikhulu kuso kukhishwa inyongo. Sidliwa ubaba wekhaya usikelwa umbengo ose bese kusala esamakhosikazi. Inhliziyo … Read more