Cashew, Lime and Pineapple Sundae – Sierra Leone Flavours

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 | 27 comments

Cashew, Lime and Pineapple Sundae – Sierra Leone Flavours

This cashew, lime and pineapple sundae is good. The sweet pineapple really contrasts with the lime flavour and complements the sweet roasted cashew. This is fresh and simple and without any syrup relying entirely on the sweetness of the pineapple.

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Summer of Flavour Range from Marks and Spencer

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 | 24 comments

Summer of Flavour Range from Marks and Spencer

The summer of flavour range from Marks and Spencer is all about bringing us world food through fantastic ingredients and flavour combinations. I am talking yuzu, hibiscus, zatar as well as flavour combinations such as cream cheese and wasabi and chicken wings flavoured with tequila and Mexican peppers.

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Mornflake Breakfast Hamper #Giveaway

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 | 126 comments

Mornflake Breakfast Hamper #Giveaway

Mornflake are giving one of you the chance to win a breakfast hamper full of their products.

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Open Faced Radish Cream Cheese Sandwich – The Radish ‘Smørrebrød’

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 | 33 comments

Open Faced Radish Cream Cheese Sandwich – The Radish ‘Smørrebrød’

When I found myself with a whole load of radishes and some fresh bread the obvious thing to do was make my version of a ‘Smørrebrød’. It is fun to make with the kiddoes and a colourful way to use up your summer harvest of radishes. I see this pretty open faced sandwich making an appearance at a lot of summer bunches .

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Courgette Quinoa Lasagne with a Cinnamon Yoghurt Béchamel

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 | 41 comments

Courgette Quinoa Lasagne with a Cinnamon Yoghurt Béchamel

Introducing you all to this gorgeous summery courgette (zucchini) and quinoa lasagne all topped up with a cinnamon yoghurt béchamel sauce. Culinary masterpiece I tell ya.

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Skinny Courgette Muffins

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 | 41 comments

Skinny Courgette Muffins

I can think of nothing better than spending mornings making these skinny courgette muffins with the mini chefs. There is something to be said for getting them excited about cooking, feeding them vegetables in a lighter version of cake with reduced sugar. The muffins also freeze well and are easy to reheat for breakfast or brunch.

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Chocolate Hummus

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 | 35 comments

Chocolate Hummus

A healthy chocolate hummus recipe that is great for summer and guilt free snacking.

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Raspberry Lemonade

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 | 38 comments

Raspberry Lemonade

A few weekends ago we had a garden weekend. As in sun cream, swim suits, paddling pool, swings, frisbees, balls stuck in trees, picking vegetables from the garden and grilling burgers on the barbeque. All this of course required some serious thirst quenching in the form of some freshly made ice cold raspberry lemonade.

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Alexandre Merlin Champagne with African Grilled Prawns – Unusal Pairings for Waitrose Cellar

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 | 28 comments

Alexandre Merlin Champagne with African Grilled Prawns – Unusal Pairings for Waitrose Cellar

Waitrose Cellar set me the challenge of coming up with an unusual pairing of food and wine. It was obvious for me to pair their Alexandre Merlin Champagne with Sierra Leonean grilled prawns. And the crisp, fizzy, dry champagne perfectly complements the slight hint of heat in these prawns. Perfect for a summer day.

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La Chinata Gift Box Giveaway

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 | 103 comments

La Chinata Gift Box Giveaway

La Chinata are giving one of you the chance to win a gift box of their products.

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