This is basically an indulgent cheese toastie with bechamel sauce and it's delicious. It's neither a croque monsieur nor a welsh rarebit due to the lack of ham and cheese sauce (not to mention I couldn't find welsh cheddar on island), but something between the two. Perfect lunch for a rainy Saturday afternoon or a … Continue reading Posh Cheese Toastie – Croque Rarebit or Welsh Monsieur?
You can thank my husband for this one. I always pester him to give me new ideas of things he'd like for dinner and this is the latest. Until I started researching, I had no idea vindaloo is originally a variation of a Portugese dish (carne de vinha d'alos meaning meat marinated in wine vinegar … Continue reading Vegetable Vindaloo
Cayman has an Indian supermarket...YESSSSSSS! It's small, but cheaper than the big supermarkets and has so much more choice. I used love a trip to MA Brothers in Newcastle to stock up on good quality basmati, spices and all the different dahls and flours. It makes me a happy housewife that I can get some … Continue reading Creamy Vegetable Masala
A delicious full, rounded flavour full of protein, iron and fibre. A perfect comfort food with a bowl of fluffy rice for cozy evenings in, filling for tacos or a topping for jacket potatoes. Just what the vegetarian ordered. Winging it is how I'd describe how I make chilli most of the time. I don't … Continue reading Five Bean Chilli
According to my husband my potato salad is "the best potato salad ever". I haven't been able to recreate it in Cayman because the US imported shop bought mayonnaise tastes completely different to the same brand mayonnaise in the UK. In my opinion it has a strong egg taste to it which doesn't appeal to … Continue reading Garlic & Shallot Potato Salad
A mild creamy korma has never appealed to me when ordering or making a curry. When I crave a curry, I want spice and heat and full flavour. I do however, like the creaminess a korma delivers. So I thought, why not have both. I researched korma recipes and different spice combinations and this is … Continue reading Spicy Vegetable Korma
For years I would ask for no guacamole on my nachos if I was eating out and assumed I didn't like it, until I made it myself. It is nothing like that green gloop in a squeezy bottle from the supermarket. I don't even like plain avocados, but I LOVE this guac. You could probably … Continue reading Guacamole