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Sundried tomatoes, red peppers, and coriander quesadilla

Sundried tomatoes, red peppers, and coriander quesadilla

Quesadillas are a satisfyingly simple dish. To simplify down – and REALLY simplify down, what they can be described as; they are a Mexican version of grilled cheese. They are so much more than that, the tortilla crisps up really nicely, and does not require […]

Spiced cranberry sauce and baked apples

Spiced cranberry sauce and baked apples

I am not a fan of cranberry sauce, nor apple sauce. I find the sauces mix weird with gravy for an odd flavour and texture that doesn’t really work. This sauce is more of a side-dish, and won’t need additional gravy. The flavours compliment a […]

Slow-cooked beef short rib and potatoes recipe

Slow-cooked beef short rib and potatoes recipe

Beef, slow-cooked beef short rib to be exact, and potatoes, what could go wrong? Nothing, absolutely nothing! This recipe is key for beef lovers. Other than salt and pepper, this recipe does not call for any additional seasoning. Do not start putting things like sage, […]

Crustless pumpkin pies with crumble

Crustless pumpkin pies with crumble

It is the time of year for pumpkin pie. It is one of those desserts that seems odd if you have not had it before. Pumpkin savoury has a much different taste than pumpkin sweet, and that dissociation of the 2 flavours is what really […]

Sweet and salty cherry and mixed chocolate bark

Sweet and salty cherry and mixed chocolate bark

A flavour combination of dried cherries, pretzels, Strawberry Oreos, and 3 types of chocolate, makes this an easy-to-love recipe. Cooking does not need to be difficult to make something that looks impressive. I made this for my colleagues and received numerous comments that were “oh […]

Broccoli and blue cheese soup recipe

Broccoli and blue cheese soup recipe

Broccoli and blue cheese soup can be one of those flavours of soup that people get can touchy about. My partner had told me that there were 2 things he did not eat, broccoli and blue cheese, that challenge thrown down, resulted in me making […]

Asian pork hoisin wrap recipe

Asian pork hoisin wrap recipe

The title, Asian pork hoisin wrap, is pretty self-explanatory. The wrap has few ingredients, and is easy to make. But it packs a lot of flavours. This wrap is the last part of my wraps series that I started earlier (the series is essentially, types […]

Vegetarian blue cheese, apple, walnut wrap

Vegetarian blue cheese, apple, walnut wrap

Blue cheese, apples, and walnuts are a flavour match made in heaven. I have added some greens and vegetables that are subtle in flavour so that they do not detract from the major flavour combination. That being said, I have included and substitution chart below […]

Latin American mixed rice salad with plantains

Latin American mixed rice salad with plantains

A “Latin-American mixed rice salad” will usually have a lot more ingredients in it to hint towards a Central American feel. That being said, this “Latin-American” mixed rice salad is a rather loose term for it. The salad incorporates some Central American spices and flavours, […]

Pork, apple, and walnut wrap

Pork, apple, and walnut wrap

2 weeks ago, I made a post about a Pork, Apple, and Blue Cheese wrap. The issue that I find with wraps is that I rarely get through the tortillas once I purchase them. So I have decided to create a part 2 to that […]

Cured duck and roasted butternut squash pasta salad

Cured duck and roasted butternut squash pasta salad

  My partner and I went to Brugges for the Christmas markets and picked up some lovely cured duck. The ingredient was a specialty from the French region that the market seller hailed from. I do not remember the region now for the life of […]

The promotional side of blogging

The promotional side of blogging

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I have been slowly increasing my followers and page views each day. However, my work can only go so far. I have recently installed a new plugin – Blog2Social, and it has given me a mutlitude of options of social […]

Pesto sea bass and almonds with a tropical salad

Pesto sea bass and almonds with a tropical salad

  Sea bass, I find is a great hybrid of salmon and cod. It is a white fish, so you can do a lot with the flavours and play with it, but it also has the skin on the fish that you can crisp up […]

Pork, Apple, Blue Cheese Wrap

Pork, Apple, Blue Cheese Wrap

I love lunch, it is one of my favourite meals. However, I am really lazy when it comes to lunch. The weekends are great for me, because I can take the time to properly prep things. Wraps are one of my favourite lunches because you […]

Prawn and Avocado Rice Salad

Prawn and Avocado Rice Salad

I had been playing with the idea of a rice salad for some time, and I had been having a difficult time thinking of low-calorie, but yummy lunch ideas.  There were some criteria that it needed to fullfill, and them being: Good Low-calorie Portable Can […]

Raspberry Maple BBQ Chicken Thigh Recipe

Raspberry Maple BBQ Chicken Thigh Recipe

I find it really easy to create a BBQ sauce.  You need your sour/vinegar taste, your sweet, tomato, and then spices.  This recipe was mostly a quick glance at some of my very random ingredients in my cupboard and a thought of whether or not […]