Exotic Chips/Fries! Chilli Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with a Marigold Petal Masala Dust

Exotic Chips/Fries! Chilli Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with a Marigold Petal Masala Dust

Exotic Chips/Fries! Chilli Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with a Marigold Petal Masala Dust It’s not often that I can say that today’s recipe has been made with ingredients that have been created by a friend, but I am happy to say that today is an exception. I first met Sumayya online about three years ago,… 

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Slow Cooking with the Ginger Pig! Pulled Pork with a Spicy Rub (Slow Cooker/Crock Pot) Recipe

Pulled Pork with a Spicy Rub

Slow Cooking with the Ginger Pig! Pulled Pork with a Spicy Rub (Slow Cooker/Crock Pot) Recipe Today’s post is all about spice, comfort food and a new cookbook…..it’s a recipe that I have fallen in love with and that will be a frequent visitor to my kitchen, it’s easy to prepare and cook and is… 

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La Plancha: Chilli Peppered Chicken Steaks & Mediterranean Goat’s Cheese Vegetable Stacks

Chilli Peppered Chicken Steaks & Mediterranean Goat's Cheese Vegetable Stacks 7

La Plancha Cooking with VeryCook: Chilli Peppered Chicken Steaks Mediterranean Goat’s Cheese Vegetable Stacks Recipes I have always loved the style outdoor cooking, whether it be outdoors or inside…..so, when I was asked if I would like to be the FIRST British food blogger to work with VeryCook and receive one of their La Plancha… 

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BBQ Spices that Sing! Lemon and Sweet Pepper Chicken Kebabs Recipe

Lemon and Sweet Pepper Chicken Kebabs

BBQ Spices that Sing! Lemon and Sweet Pepper Chicken Kebabs Recipe Sometimes, a selection of ingredients or products that are sent to me for review goes way beyond my expectations, and so it was when I received an exciting assortment of Bart Ingredients Smokehouse BBQ Range last week. Not only did they send them to France, where… 

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The Secret Recipe Club: Mexican Taco Seasoning with Fried Ice and Donut Holes

The Secret Recipe Club: Mexican Taco Seasoning with Fried Ice and Donut Holes

The Secret Recipe Club: Mexican Taco Seasoning with Fried Ice and Donut Holes One of the things I love about the blogging community are the “challenges” that are hosted by different blogs and people……I try wherever possible to join in and I have met some wonderful people through some of the events I enter; my… 

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Gifts in a Jar ~ Mixed Spice ~ Old Fashioned English Pudding Spice

Mixed Sweet Pudding Spice

Gifts in a Jar  ~ Mixed Spice ~ Old Fashioned  English Pudding Spice The aromatic scent of the approaching festive season and Mum’s home baking, mixed spice is an essential jar in the spice rack. Mixed spice is a blend of sweet spices traditionally used in English cooking to provide a warming backnote. This typically… 

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National Curry Week, The Gurkhas and Kukhra Alainchi Sanga ~ Chicken Cardamom Curry ~

National Curry Week, The Gurkhas and Kukhra Alainchi Sanga ~ Chicken Cardamom Curry ~

National Curry Week,  The Gurkhas  and  Kukhra Alainchi Sanga  ~ Chicken Cardamom Curry ~ I have a great deal of admiration for the Gurkhas, as well as many happy memories of them. I went to school with several Gurkha children when I lived in Hong Kong during the 60’s and 70’s – they were my… 

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Old Bay Prawns/Shrimp in Wine with a Spicy Creamy Dip

 Old Bay Prawns/Shrimp in Wine with a  Spicy Creamy Dip Old Bay Shrimps/Prawns in Wine with Spicy Mayonnaise Dip Friday 19th July 2011 Vendredi 19 Juillet 2011 ~ Ste Marthe  At last, the weather is improving ~ it has been a funny old July…….it started of with a bang and the weather was amazing, sparkling… 

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