Cakes on Tuesday

So… I want to know if anyone has tried their hand at making the cakes I have published. If not, why not. I also want to know if anyone has any recipes to share. They must be easy to make and Scrumplicious. If anyone has a recipe for a cake that takes more calories to…

Peter Piper Picked… Pepper Pickle

Pepper Pickle! Every West Indian home will have a jar, jars or bottles of Pepper pickle or Hot Sauce or suh’m on their dining tables. For sprinkling over food to make a hot meal experience soar into the sweating and reverse-hissing-to-get-your-tongue cool realm.  I know Jamaican, Trini, Bajan, Guyanese, Nevisian folk who always have a…

Want to make a delicious cake that is more-ish? Read on

This was my first. First cake I ate. First cake I saw my mother making. First cake that I made. I was 5 when I made this cake, on my own. Yes, it is that easy, breezy, lemon squeezy.   Ingredients to make a 21cm diameter, round cake 125g butter ½ cup sugar (preferably caster…

Easy breezy Temptation Tuesday

Introducing a salad from my kitchen to yours.  It is colourful, vibrant, tasty, more-ish and delectable. Only 3 ingredients:- Cooked beetroot, diced into bitesize pieces Grated Carrot Walnuts, halved Dressing: Olive oil, cumin, lemon juice, pinch of salt, smidgen of black pepper. Mix the ingredients in a salad bowl until well distributed. Add the dressing…

Back to life! Back to Reality! Honey Carrot Macadamia cupcakes.

Back to life! Back to Reality!  It does feel like Christmas and New Year celebrations are truly over. No more decorations. No more days off nor long weekends nor Mondays off in lieu of a holiday. Hardly any Christmas paraphernalia sales and if there are they are 90% off. A quick look in the “bargain” bin…

Favourite food

Nigerian:- Akara Moin-Moin cooked in leaves. Not sure which leaves are used but they are thick like banana leaves.  Suya and it goes without saying that there should also be raw red onions and tomatoes. Takeaway container – newspaper of course!  Egusi soup with pounded yam  Boli and epa  Okro soup with eba Puff Puff …

Nigerian delicacies

Hallo! Week 3 of the new year. Hope all is well with you and yours.  Christmas Day, which seems such a looooong time ago, (which it was, because it was last year. kaboom!), I mentioned that my YOLO sisters were in Imo State and had sent pictures of their meals. They continued the onslaught when…

KALIMOTXO

This is both a Public Service Announcement and a request. Part of the Tempting Tuesdays.  I received a beautiful gift in the form of a book “The World’s Best Drinks and where to find them”. Beautiful book with descriptions and recipes from different countries and a bit of background behind the drink. Enjoying it because…

Christmas Day 2018

I spent the Day with the Marvel-Ous family and Captain Marvel’s parents, siblings, children  and friends.  What a feast! Roast dinner with pork, turkey, chicken, lamb and all the trimmings, roast veg, trifle, fruit platter, lamingtons, truffle balls. Sit down Christmas lunch! Delightful.  The theme was flamingos. As a result, the captivating tree had mainly…