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)
I cook with tofu regularly, but sometimes get stuck in a rut of making the same dishes - usually baked tofu with ramen noodles, or golden tofu with green vegetables. Cauldron have some interesting tofu recipes on the or website which I've bookmarked to try. Tofu Rogan Josh with Chilli Rice https://www.cauldronfoods.co.uk/recipes/tofu-rogan-josh-with-chilli-rice Saag Aloo Tofu … Continue reading Tofu Ideas (Cauldron Foods)
Mexican Sopes I've had this Tasty recipe for Mexican Sopes bookmarked for a while: https://tasty.co/recipe/mexican-sopes Although I cook a lot of Latin American dishes, including Mexican recipes, I had never come across these before until last month. I think they'll be a good family recipe, but I'll need to set aside time to make them the … Continue reading Mexican Sopes (Tasty)
Hummingbird Cake For National Cake Week, I'd like to share this recipe for Hummingbird Cake from Tasty: https://tasty.co/recipe/hummingbird-cake. As always with Tasty recipes, there's an easy to follow recipe and video. I love all things humming bird, and this cake looks delicious, especially with the combination of banana and pecans.
Salvadoran Pupusas There are lots of Latin American recipes available on Tasty at the moment, and this one for Salvadoran Pupusas caught my eye because they remind me of Peruvian empanadas and Venezuelan arrepas. If you click on the link below, there's a lovely bilingual video (with subtitles) along with this Tasty recipe, with a … Continue reading Salvadoran Pupusas (Tasty)
Revisiting a recent favourite for National Cake Week: Banana and Scottish Strawberry Loaf Cake with Chocolate Ganache https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/banana-and-scottish-strawberry-loaf-cake-with-chocolate-ganache/
New potato and asparagus frittata - BBC Good Food Recipe https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/asparagus-new-potato-frittata#recipe-method I made this frittata at the weekend using my new cast iron skillet. It was a perfect weekend brunch and I plan on making it again, maybe trying with halved cherry tomatoes as well as the asparagus and potatoes. The recipe says to move … Continue reading New potato and asparagus frittata (BBC Good Food recipe)