🎂🍰🍩 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)
🥕 International Carrot Day 🥕 For international carrot day, I'm revisiting a well-loved recipe for Garlicky Carrot Soup. This one comes topped with toasted 'canchita salada', which make lend a crunch and make an interesting change to croutons. https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/03/04/garlicky-carrot-soup-with-toasted-canchita/
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
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.