Apple Crumble

One of my favourite desserts is an apple crumble, I love the tartness of the apple with the crunchy, sweet taste of the crumble on top. Served it with fresh Madagascan vanilla custard or cream and it’s just perfect!!! A crumble, also known as a brown betty, is a dish of British origin that can…

Jamaican Curry Chicken

I love a good curry and this Jamaican curry is one of my favourites!  Here’s what you need to season the chicken: Ingredients: 1 tbs of garlic powder 1 tbs of curry powder 1 tbs of paprika 1 tbs of crushed chilli flakes or 1/2 a red scotch bonnet pepper 1 tbs of all purpose…

Lemon Drizzle Cake

This is my second favourite cake! I love the lemony, sweet and moist texture of this cake! It’s so simple to make and you only need 5 ingredients! Here’s what you’ll need: Ingredients 225g unsalted butter, softened 225g self-raising flour 215g caster sugar 4 eggs finely grated zest 1 lemon For the drizzle topping juice…

Courgetti Spaghetti with Tomato & Chilli Prawns

Many meals can be carb heavy, so I started seeking good, low-carb but nutritious alternatives. A friend of mine pointed me to courgette spaghetti! It was so simple and tasty and can be substituted for any pasta recipe. There are only 40 calories in a medium courgette, which means you can have as much as…

Cauliflower Rice with Garlic & Chilli Prawns

Recently I decided to cook some low carb meals (for health reasons) and one of my friends introduced me to cauliflower rice! Save yourself a few hundred calories in your weeknight meals by getting to grips with low-carb, cauliflower rice. Faux carbs are fast becoming this year’s hot trend. Cauliflower rice is the perfect introduction…

Chorizo Frittatas with Buttermilk Bites

These are perfect for breakfast or brunch. I love chorizo and its spicy flavour.  Spanish chorizo is a type of pork sausage, it gets its distinctive smokiness and deep red colour from dried smoked red peppers.  Here’s what you will need 100ml of whole milk 85g of Parmesan  50g of Chorizo 6 free range eggs…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red velvet cupcakes! You’re either obsessed with them or you can do without them. Red velvet cupcake is a chocolate cupcake cake with either a dark red, bright red or red-brown colour. It is topped traditionally with cream cheese. I’m not a fan of chocolate so this one is not for me but most of…

Jollof Rice

Jollof rice is a very popular West African dish and it has several variations in ingredients. The points of origin of the dish are hotly debated among Ghanaians and Nigerians, each claiming to be the original inventors of the Jollof rice. Both have different takes on the way it’s cooked and both are very tasty,…

´╗┐Carrot Cupcakes

I had the privilege of being asked to make some cupcakes for a bridal shower recently and one of the flavours requested was carrot! A good carrot cake should be very moist and flavoursome! Topped with some cream cheese frosting and its complete! I always say any cake which contains vegetables should make us feel…

Jamaican Salt Fish Fritters

Salt fish fritters are a popular Jamaican appetizer and it’s very quick and simple to make. It’s great as a starter at a dinner party because you can make them in advance and they taste great served it with a spicy dipping sauce and a salad. A fritter is anything fried in a batter. In our case,…

Cupcakes & Frostings

Cupcakes are great for all occasions, many use them as a wedding cake, birthday cake, for christenings, baby showers, hens, favours, gifts etc. They’ve become so popular in the last few years, I believe it’s because they are so easy to distribute at a party (instead of cutting up a cake) and they come in…

Table Decor

Table settings are so important, I feel that a good table decor (especially when you are having a dinner party) is essential. From the colours you choose to the way you fold your napkins, this is one of the key features which will impress your guests. For my last dinner party, I choose a black…