Coronation Chicken – bringing back a clasic!

I know, I know, I know…its been ages since I last posted, and I have to say I have no other excuse rather than not feeling overly inspired! Plus I have been trying to finish my post on Peru which I never seem to get ready with. I just have to stop being so picky and go ahead and publish it!

Anyway, here is an incredibly simple yet delicious recipe for a sandwich filling – Coronation Chicken! Yup, I am brining back an old classic! For those of you who are British or went to spent any time in Britain I am sure this will bring back some memories. Keep reading

Thai Chicken Sausage Rolls

These are my all time favourite sausage rolls – I got the recipe from my parent’s amah in Singapore who is an absolutely lovely woman and an exceptional cook! We have made these sausage rolls plenty of times together for parties, and they have always been a roaring success. Keep Reading

Humus & Falafels

Some things I have just not been able to find in Mexico City – canned beans being one of them! Don’t get me wrong, you can buy every kind of bean imaginable (this is Mexico after all!) but they are all dried.

Dried beans have always put me off – I like the convenience of the can. Open. Drain. Rinse and ready to cook.

But sometimes you are forced out of your lazy habits and for good reason! I bought a bag of dried chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and went through the palava of soaking and pre-cooking them, and there is such a distinct difference in both taste and flavour. I think I may be hooked!

So with half my beans I made humus and the other half I made (or rather ‘am making’ they are in the oven as I write) Falafels. Really Falafels are a type of garbanzo bean burger, but i really hate that name – for me it is so unappetizing . Keep Reading