Seafood Okra Stew

Aww okra, my one true vegetable love!  I’ve mentioned many a time that okra is my favourite vegetable.  I know many people go on about it being slimey (which only happens when cooked slowly) but that is exactly why I love it!

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Charred Jacato, Aubergine and Feta Salad

Jacato (known to others as garden egg or African eggplant) are part of the aubergine family, though much smaller, yellowly green in colour and a little more bitter than your purple aubergine.  You’ll be familiar with jacato if you’ve tried my recipe for jacato babaganoush or you’ve been to one of my supper clubs (returning early […]

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Lamb Ribs

When there’s mention of ribs, I usually think pork and beef ribs and would normally only eat lamb ribs at a restaurant, and never buy them myself.  Though on a recent visit to the butchers the lamb ribs diverted my eyes away from the usual go-to, and I’m happy they did.

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Photo taken by Kenzie Greene Photography and Design

Plantains wrapped in Smoked Bacon

Plantains are the banana’s favourite sibling.  Actually, scrap that.  They are the banana’s mother, and a mother that rocks!!!! Unlike the banana, plantains HAVE to be cooked before eaten (please don’t try to eat them raw) because of its high starch content but like a banana, you peel them before cooking them. You can get […]

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This is such a quick, easy and tasty burger with that added kick of spice from the CHAM CHAM Hot Pepper Sauce, that you can either fry in a pan or whack on the barbecue – you’ll be making them all summer, I hope! Using a cast iron plate on the cooker works just as […]

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Gari & Thyme Buttermilk Fried Chicken

I LOVE fried chicken – who doesn’t??? The salty, crispy skin coating that succulent, moist chicken.  HEAVEN! It may not be the right time of year to be making fried chicken but with the few and sporadic spring like days making an appearance here in the UK, we may as well just carry on hibernating and […]

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What does CHAM CHAM mean?

If you haven’t been to CHAM CHAM Supper Club (shame on you –  here’s the page for you to bookmark IMMEDIATELY and pssst, there’s still space for you to book yourself in for this Friday’s supper club) you may not know what cham cham means.

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'If I haven't eaten rice today, I haven't eaten anything'

Famous Sierra Leonean saying