Oil Free Garlic Hummus

A literal translation of the word ‘Hummus‘ means chickpeas, in Arabic. This is a dish that is central to the middle eastern cuisine and is enjoyed all over the world. The historical origins of hummus, remain a mystery, as what we call hummus today is actually referred to as ‘Hummus bi Tahini’ in Arabic. That […]

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Pineapple Mango Jalapeno Salsa

Now that our BBQ is all spruced up and ready to grill, we seem to be cooking on it every day again. I am sure this is what helps us forget the blues of the winter until it comes back again in a few months. There’s plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables around, so whilst […]

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Watermelon Pico de Gallo

Every time my dear husband goes to the grocery store, he returns with watermelons, cantaloupes and mangoes. By the time we get through the fruits by making smoothies and fruit salads, we have another batch waiting for us. Hence, it was time to start experimenting with these fruits to try to use them up in […]

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Pickled Turmeric

I love fresh Turmeric but it’s not easy to find all year round, especially not in this part of the world. So what does one do when one fills up a large bag of fresh turmeric. There’s only so much a family of 3 can eat, and it’s not something that can really be consumed […]

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Sour cherries

Sour Cherries and Jalapenos Chutney

The produce at the Farmers Markets at this time of year is absolutely amazing. I tend to load up a little too much every time I go there, and since we have an amazing ‘U pick’ your own vegetables and fruits Farm near our house, I’m spoilt for choice this year! One of the new […]

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