Moist Ginger Cake

Gingerbread/ginger cake is a product flavoured with ginger and typically molasses (treacle) rather than sugar. Ginger also has many uses  in various forms of traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few. A friend of mine asked me to make…

Jamaican Curry Goat

Curry goat is a curry dish originating in South Asia and has become very popular in Indo-Caribbean cuisine.  Curry goat is a popular party dish in Jamaica, it is almost always served with rice and, in restaurants in North America and Great Britain, other typically Caribbean side dishes such as fried plantain may be served…

Banana Loaf

Banana Loaf/bread is my husband’s favourite! He loves it warm with lots of fresh custard.  Here’s the recipe I used to make his favourite cake: Ingredients: 225g self raising flour 110g butter 110g caster sugar 3 bananas 2 eggs 1 tsp cinnamon  1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda Method: Cream together the butter and sugar Add…

Chicken & Chorizo Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a dish of rice which can be made with prawns, chicken, smoked sausage and vegetables. In our case, chicken and chorizo. Jambalaya is a dish from Louisiana ¬†with Spanish and French influence. It’s a one pot dish so this will save on the washing up after! Here’s what you’ll need: Ingredients: 400g can…