Coronation Chicken

Coronation Chicken

The date: 2nd June 1953 Britain was celebrating the Queen’s Coronation. For the first time, people were able to watch the Coronation at home, in front of their television sets. ┬áThe typical English weather joined in on the celebrations by delivering bucketfuls of rain. But it wasn’t enough to stop people from celebrating. ┬áThousands had […]

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Corn Roti

Yellow roti, as I grew up calling it, was a family favourite that only my grandma could make perfectly. It’s something I was always apprehensive about cooking myself and I procrastinated for years before I eventually tackled the Yellow roti demon. It wasn’t too bad and once I had the technique perfected, they turned out […]

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Orange Chocolate cake

Orange Chocolate and Vanilla Marbled cake

Certain foods always hold specific memories for me. Oranges and chocolates together, remind me of Christmas and considering we are in the middle of May right now, I shouldn’t be having those thoughts. However, I’m having a ‘late spring clean’ of my kitchen cabinets and in my mission to clear out some cabinet space, I […]

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Garlic Chipotle Tomato Soup with Sumac Jalapeno Avocado Toast

Distractions in the kitchen create accidental dishes. I was happily boiling a pot of fresh tomato soup when my husband arrived with a box full of fresh groceries. I only sent him out to get some milk, so it was inevitable I was going to receive a bit more than I asked for. Why do […]

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Chipotle Mushroom Tacos

If there’s one thing I find really annoying is coming home to find out the lunch that I had made for everyone the night before has been cleaned off without a morsel left for me. One would think that common sense would prevail, after all, there are only 3 humans living in our family home […]

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