Crispy Okra and Scotch Bonnet Houmous

I love a good snack, and it made sense to come up with a recipe using one of my favourite vegetables, teamed with a spicy dip since you can never go wrong with houmous (the latter being a new and improved recipe that featured in one of my first posts on the blog!). Advertisements

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Spicy Mango and Gari Salad

You ask, ‘What is gari?’.  It still to this day astounds me that this one root vegetable can be prepared in so many different ways and thus taking on a different form, creating a entirely different dish. Each form tasting so different by solely just boiling, drying, grating, mashing or pounding it and you have […]

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Ribs and Binch

I’m baaaack! I know I know, I’ve been (very) lax and neglected posting any recipes for months now – sorry!! Got a bit caught up with launching Cham Cham Hot Pepper Sauce, having stalls at Africa at Spitalfields and Well Street Market Christmas Festival, whilst still hosting a few supper clubs at mine and at […]

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Pepper Chicken and Sweet Potato Rosti

With summer coming (when the sun will definitely shine more than it has done this spring) this is the perfect chicken dish to start the barbecuing season off with. Pepper chicken is another dish that reminds me of all those family parties we attended growing up, where there were tray upon trays of this nutty […]

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Jacato Babaganoush

I know you are already wondering what jacato is, right? Well it is part of the aubergine family but much smaller. Some of you may know it as the African eggplant or garden egg.

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Cauliflower Cheese with a Crunchy Quinoa Topping

It occurred to me last weekend that I haven’t had cauliflower cheese in ages. I can’t remember the last time I even bought cauliflower let alone ate it. Cauliflower cheese was my ultimate comfort food, along with mash potato, growing up.  My Mama practically cooked it every Sunday when we had a roast and I […]

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Roasted Beet Salads

Beetroot is one of the many items you will always find in my fridge.  At work, when I haven’t brought in my lunch from home, I will almost definitely grab the cooked, vacuum packed beetroot from the supermarket and throw it into a salad.  At the weekends I will juice the whole raw beetroot with […]

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Herb Butter

I get so excited about fresh herbs.  Whenever I go to Columbia Road Flower Market I have to stop myself coming away with every potted herb in sight. But I can never resist and always come back with a few (if not way too many) that I never get round to using before they begin […]

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Refuel – Roasted Duck & Veg.

This Sunday I decided to launch my blog.  This start was long overdue, but after a talk with my mentor and a visit from my cousin, here I am!! I was babysitting the entire weekend, my sister was in Istanbul for a hen do and my brother-in-law was in Ibiza for a stag do (I definitely […]

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