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how-to make homemade noodles, sweet potato noodles recipe

How-to Make Homemade Noodles [Mauritian Chinese/Ramen Noodles + Eggless + Vegan Recipe]


Easy process on how to make homemade noodles from scratch. Homemade ramen noodles. These alkaline noodles are similar to the Mauritian yellow wheat flour Chinese noodles. Suitable to use as ramen noodles for soup, boiled with various toppings or in stir fried noodle dishes. With strong Chinese influences in the Mauritian cuisine come an amalgam of

Mauritian Vegan Briyani with Okra and Soya Chunks (Textured Vegetable Protein)

Mauritian Biryani (Vegan) with Okra and Soya Chunks (Textured Vegetable Protein) Recipe


Vegetable Biryani with Okra and Soya Chunks [Textured Vegetable Protein]. The Mauritian briyani is a little different from the Indian version in terms of spices and the addition of fried potatoes and onions. Biryani, in Mauritius, is quite fittingly synonymous with celebration. Traditionally this dish is served at many special occasions and gatherings — weddings,

Stuffed acorn squash with creamy potato dill and tofu filling

Stuffed Acorn (Pepper) Squash Recipe with Creamy Dill Potato and Tofu Filling


A little bit further up from where I live, the streets are decked with huge pumpkins sitting in big cauldron-style pots outside every shop. In a battle of David, aka the squirrels, against Goliath, aka the pumpkins, well naturally David won — some of these gigantic squash have already been victims to the pesky yet

Mauritian Roti/Farata and Fillings, white bean curry

Traditional Mauritian Roti and Fillings — Part 2/3: White Bean Curry


With tomatoes at the heart of the sauce, the typical Mauritian curry is much lighter than coconut milk based sauces. In fact, coconut milk is a less common ingredient in Mauritian-style curries. Quintessentially, the Mauritian curry is a Creole-style sauce with just enough spices for a heart-warming aromatic dish. Despite being much lighter, it is

harissa spiced tomato fried rice with beetroot greens

Harissa Spiced Tomato Fried Rice with Beetroot Greens | Middle Eastern Inspired Vegan / Vegetarian Recipe


A tomato vegetable fried rice spiced with harissa spice. Beet greens and the stems add texture and another depth of flavour to this delicious low-fat rice dish. Packed with a blend of hot smoked chili peppers, garlic and other variable spices like cumin, coriander, caraway, mint, sometimes tomatoes and rose petals, harissa is a widely

red kidney beans and mushrooms rougaille, Mauritian rougaille recipe

Red Kidney Beans and Mushrooms Rougaille — Creole-Style Tomato-Based Dish | Vegan/Vegetarian Recipe


For its versatility and simplicity, the Mauritian rougaille is a much treasured dish and regular favourite at the Lovlie Cocoon. Previously featured here in a tofu and mushrooms version, this Creole-style tomato-based dish is proof enough, if you ask me, that makes the best use of modest ingredients to create the most delightful dance of

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