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This post may contain affiliate links. I may earn a small commission on any purchases made via these links at no additional cost to you. You can read my full disclaimer here. I’m obsessed with Tortuga Rum cakes. This Caribbean style sponge cake is made by the Tortuga Rum Company is commonly sold in cute … Continue reading Rum Cake
When it comes to British cuisine I always look forward to a roast dinner. As per tradition this was previously reserved to Sundays in our household. However, since covid-19 happened and we are now at home during the week, a mid-week roast is now our thing. And a traditional English roast would not be complete … Continue reading Yorkshire Pudding
During lockdown so many of my habits changed, especially when it came to food and cooking. Like many, I found myself cooking more, but shopping for food less. We decided to do one food shop for the week and we had it delivered to our home to try to minimise our chances of getting Covid-19. … Continue reading 10 Essential Ingredients You Need In Your Kitchen
When I eat out at Indian restaurants a mango lassi is a must. This two step recipe produces a thick and creamy mango drink. It makes a great alternative to a smoothie. It’s so rich and filling that sometimes I even have it instead of dessert. Mango Lassi Recipe Serves: 2Preparation Time: 5 minutes INGREDIENTS … Continue reading Mango Lassi
This recipe came about after I had an excess of sour cream from baking cakes. I wanted to use the sour cream to make a savoury dish with chicken and after getting some inspiration online paprika chicken seemed like the ideal dish, and it was a hit with the family. Here’s my ad-hoc recipe. Paprika … Continue reading Paprika Chicken with Sour Cream
Pistchoccio fudge is one of my family’s favourite sweet treats. It is homemade chocolate fudge flecked with pieces of toasted crushed pistachio. The chocolate fudge is rich and smooth and the toasted pistachios add a slight crunch. It’s so more-ish and it’s really easy to make. Pistchoccio Fudge Recipe Makes: one tray of fudge (around … Continue reading Pistchoccio Fudge (Chocolate & Pistachio Fudge)
This recipe is inspired by the flavours of an amazing seafood boil I had when I visited Seattle. It was such a fun eating experience (you know it’s going to be fun when you’re offered a plastic bib before the food has come out). The table was covered in paper (to soak up the mess) … Continue reading Easy Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Bake
This is a super simple recipe for Chinese style prawns in a sweet and tangy garlic sauce. It can be made in minutes – the prawns are first fried up in a light batter before being coated the garlic sauce. I normally make this with the intention of being main dish for dinner, but the … Continue reading Crispy Garlic Prawns
Arroz Caldo is a Filipino chicken and rice soup or rice porridge. In this dish the chicken is cooked with a sauteed onion, garlic and ginger base before adding in rice, fish sauce and chicken stock. When served the soup is garnished with a boiled egg, spring onion and crunchy toasted garlic. Additional fish sauce … Continue reading Arroz Caldo
Saltfish fritters are a popular snack across the Caribbean, but growing up in the UK I’ve been more accustomed to having them at West Indian parties. They consist of dried salted white fish (usually cod) mixed up in a batter with onion and spices. They are normally shallow fried until brown and crispy on the … Continue reading Saltfish Fritters
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