World Cake Day (May 7th)

🎂🍰🍩 World Cake Day 🍩🍰🎂 For World Cake Day, I'm revisiting one of my well viewed cake recipes: Banana and Scottish Strawberry Loaf Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/banana-and-scottish-strawberry-loaf-cake-with-chocolate-ganache/ This wee loaf style cake is easy to make, and the chocolate icing can be omitted if you're looking for something a bit lighter. It's a … Continue reading World Cake Day (May 7th)

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January Favourite: Topped Vegan Carrot Soup

What are your favourite recipes for January? Do you crave fresh, healthy food after indulging over Christmas and Hogmanay? Or maybe you go for comforting, slow-cooked options? One of mine is this Topped Vegan Carrot Soup - tasty, easy, healthy, and cheap! https://cookingenmicocina.com/2018/05/10/topped-carrot-soup-vegan/ I also wouldn't say 'no' to pairing it with some hot buttered … Continue reading January Favourite: Topped Vegan Carrot Soup

Easy Bake Biscuits

I recently baked these biscuits, following the recipe on All Recipes: http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/7517/easy-biscuits.aspx Photo credit: All Recipes The perfect easy biscuits to bake with young children on a cold, windy afternoon!   Ingredients Serves: 5 100g unsalted butter, softened 50g caster sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 175g plain flour, plus extra for dusting Method 1. Preheat … Continue reading Easy Bake Biscuits

Nicaraguan Vigorón and Tajadas (Tasty)

Nicaraguan Vigorón and Tajadas I've enjoyed the recent Latin American recipes on Tasty. Often, they're a slightly different take on ingredients I'm familiar with, but used in a different way.  This recipe includes yuca, salsa, pork rinds, and fried plantain strips (called 'tajadas', I'd call them 'chifles' in Peru).  I love the tasty of yuca, … Continue reading Nicaraguan Vigorón and Tajadas (Tasty)