The most affordable produce is usually what is plentiful. The most plentiful produce is usually what is in season. Seasonal foods are also easy to produce at home. What’s in season where you live? Here in SE Queensland Australia, it’s winter. Winters are mild and there is no snow. This winter I’m growing, lettuce, broccoli,Continue reading “Eat and Enjoy seasonal Vegetables”
Chia seeds are healthy and nutrient dense. They puff up when you soak them, making them the best ingredient for a healthy pudding that can be used as as part of a breakfast or desert parfait. They thicken any liquid they’re in, creating a creamy rich texture. 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/4 oats 2 cupsContinue reading “Tasty tip Tuesday! Oat and Chia seed pudding”
Too many fries? Fries gone cold? If it’s a good quantity, you don’t have to throw them away. Save them in the fridge for your next frittata or omelette. Dice up your cold chips and add them to your favorite egg dish with spinach and tomatoes.
Baked potato is such a easy meal to put together, once the potato is cooked. The potao takes so long to cook in the oven – about 40 minutes or more, so most people cook them in the Microwave; however if you would like a fluffy oven baked potato that would be even quicker thanContinue reading “Tastey Tip Tuesday! – Prepare a potato”
I was introduced to chai tea in Michigan, while living in the United States. I was very sick with a cold in the middle of a long cold snowy winter and a dear friend bought me a soy chai latte from a coffee shop, when I lost my voice. My next taste of chai wouldContinue reading “Chai tea ☕”
Called a plain cake in the Caribbean, this was my first attempt at baking a cake as a child. I started using a loaf pan for this cake when I moved to Virginia. My grandma loved me to make this cake for her to offer friends when they visit. Last time I made this forContinue reading “Pound Cake”
These tools were used throughout my childhood in the Caribbean, to make pounded root vegetables like yam and dasheen or pounded breadfruit. Similar to West African fufu. The M&P were usually made out of wood, and larger in size than the mortar and pestle you would have seen used on a cooking show. I’m notContinue reading “Mortar & Pestle”