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Fragrant Caribbean Curry Powder

Fragrant Caribbean Curry Powder

Caribbean curry powder packs the flavour punch of its British and South African counterparts without the heat.  This delicious blend is redolent with fragrant spices.  It’s rich in gingery, spicy kick, without a hint of chilli.  This is because the heat in West Indian curries […]

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning is a versatile dry rub, that’ll kick your barbecue game into overdrive!   This sugar-free mix imbues meats or veggies with the rich, aromatic flavours of the Aegean. I have always had a love affair with food from the grill.  Something […]

Instant Pot™ Stewed Apples

Instant Pot™ Stewed Apples

Stewed apples are the stuff warm, fuzzy memories are made of.  Certainly a dish with fall written all over it, and the doctor’s answer to anything that ails you.  Best of all, with the Instant Pot™, this tasty, healthy side dish practically makes itself! Life […]

Vegan Banana Bread with Oats and Raisins

Vegan Banana Bread with Oats and Raisins

Rich, melt-in-your-mouth vegan banana bread with oats and raisins is a super moist, gluten free bread that doesn’t compromise on flavour. It’s rich, delicious, and a significantly healthier alternative to the old-fashioned variety we all grew up with. Recently, my husband and I have been […]

Refreshing Mediterranean Lamb Kofta Salad

Refreshing Mediterranean Lamb Kofta Salad

Scrumptious lamb kofta salad is both nutritious and flavourful.  Fresh herbs, pomegranate, tahini and sumac give your body a healthy boost.  Above all, the protein, fat, and fibre are perfectly balanced.  So, it is guaranteed to leave you full and satisfied! Breakfast is the most […]

Fragrant Tropical Black Rice Pudding from the Instant Pot™

Fragrant Tropical Black Rice Pudding from the Instant Pot™

Black rice comes together with mango, coconut and a hint of cardamom to make a rich, exotic pudding filled with healthy goodness.  Best of all, the Instant Pot™ makes its preparation super quick and easy. I’ll never forget the first time I actually saw black […]

North African Grilled Lamb Chops with Tahini Sauce

North African Grilled Lamb Chops with Tahini Sauce

These warmly spiced North African grilled lamb chops are sure to become a family favourite.  The exotic spices complement the richness of the meat.  Finish the plate with a simple green salad and a drizzle of unctuous tahini sauce for an easy meal that’s guaranteed […]

Easy Instant Pot™ Shiitake Mushroom Rice Pilaf

Easy Instant Pot™ Shiitake Mushroom Rice Pilaf

This fragrant shiitake mushroom rice pilaf is redolent with exotic Eastern spices.  Its full-bodied flavour makes it an elegant accompaniment to roast or grilled meats.  However, thanks to the robust flavour and nutrition of the mushrooms, it is an equally appropriate centrepiece for a rich, […]

Easy, Homemade, Air Fryer Masala Nuts

Easy, Homemade, Air Fryer Masala Nuts

These air fryer masala nuts, are the easiest and most delicious happy hour accompaniment I can think of.  They’re totally addictive.  Best of all, you can use the same technique to make an infinite variety of flavours! As I’ve said before, I love gadgets.  However, […]

Peppadew® Cheese, a Fresh Twist on a Southern Classic

Peppadew® Cheese, a Fresh Twist on a Southern Classic

Peppadew® cheese is my version of a classic spread I grew up with.  It’s perfect for stuffing celery sticks, spreading on crackers, or making the most decadent grilled cheese or quesadilla you’ll ever eat.  Best of all, it’s the easiest appetiser you’ll ever make! Warning:  Peppadew® […]