Cuisine: Homemade Takeaway – Chicken Shawarma

I think that nearly all of us have experienced that moment when we are either too busy, too lazy, too tired or it is...

Vanilla and Coconut Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I have a few special events coming up this month and so I felt the need to practice some celebratory cakes -- yes, this...

Grilled Tilapia in Tomato and Chilli Sauce

A few weeks ago I told you that I was going to start trying to eat fish more regularly, and you may be thinking that...

Naija Cuisine: Efo Elegusi with an Uziza twist

I am not a tribalist, but some years ago I strongly believed Yoruba recipes were the best thing that happened to Nigerian cuisine, a notion...

Crowd Pleaser: The Gloriously Rich Carrot Cake

I must admit that I’m sharing this recipe reluctantly. I'm sharing it because it's one of the most reliable, crowd pleasing and easy cakes...

Everyday Cooking: Easy-cook Chicken Stew

I have to confess that I have a bit of an obsession with chicken. I eat it far too much and whether at home...

Cuisine: Baking – Pineapple Upside Down Cake

You know that old adage “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it”? Well, whoever first uttered those words clearly knew what they were talking about....

Asian Cuisine: Chinese Style Sweet Ginger and Soy Glazed Sticky Ribs

You have to give it to the Americans, credit where credit is due – they sure know how to cook ribs. If you ever...

European Cuisine: Comfort Food – Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding is one of those desserts that remind me of my childhood, specifically school dinners. I know many people have bad memories, perhaps...

Indulgent Comfort Food: How to get the best from Oxtail Stew

Oxtail is one of those cuts of meat that I feel is often underrated or overlooked. It's a cheap economical cut so a good...

Spotlight on – Ewuro (Bitter leaf)

When I was younger, I thought my mum hated me. From the time I was sick and my mum force-fed me a bowl of...

Baking – Banana and Walnut Loaf Cake

Last weekend I went for Afternoon Tea with a group of girlfriends. Afternoon Tea is one of my favourite things to do and if...

Caribbean Cuisine: A Fishy Feast – Spicy Jamaican-style Fish

I have always found it a shame that I don’t eat more fish. There isn’t any particular reason behind it. It’s not that I...

Ivorian Cuisine: La Sauce Aubergine (Eggplant Stew)

I have been told I will eventually marry a French man. This isn't because I have a degree in the language and it's definitely...

The new baking craze: 5 minute Cake in a Mug Recipes

There's a new craze doing the rounds in baking circuits. It is so simple, I had to ask myself why I didn't ever think...

Naija Cuisine: Dundun Oniyeri (Yam coated with egg and flour)

If you are a 90's kid like I am, you would totally agree that Tastee Fried Chicken (TFC) was one of the most popular...

European Cuisine: Spicy Chicken – Portuguese Style Piri-Piri Chicken

Piri-Piri is actually a chilli pepper, also known as the bird’s eye chilli, that grows all over Africa and also in India. The Swahili...

Naija Cuisine: Abula, Mouthwatering Ewedu and Gbegiri Combination, Ibadan-style!

The first thing you should know about abula is that it is quite popular in Oyo State.

American Cuisine: Easy to make Classic American Style Cookies

When I was growing up I would watch Hollywood movies and TV shows in envious awe of the lucky American children eating monstrous-sized cookies....

European Cuisine: Impress with Classic French Chocolate Mousse

It’s fair to say that Chocolate Mousse has a bit of a bad reputation, for which I blame the 1960’s. Yes, you read that...

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