Are you cooking or baking anything special for Chocolate Week this year? Chocolate Week promotes all things chocolate - the cocoa farmers, the artisan chocolatiers, the chocolate companies, and of course, the delicious flavour and variety of chocolate products. I'm planning on making something sweet and chocolatey to celebrate this themed food week... maybe … Continue reading Chocolate Week 15th – 21st October 2018
World Egg Day: 12th October 2018 Scrambled Eggs with Turkey and Courgette Get the full recipe here: https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/09/15/sunday-brunch-scrambled-eggs-with-turkey-and-courgette/
There are lots of interesting recipes, articles, and quizzes on Buzzfeed at the moment, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. https://www.buzzfeed.com/badge/hispanicheritage Well worth a look!
World Vegetarian Day 2018 Founded in 1977, World Vegetarian Day strives to inform the public about the benefits of vegetarianism, on a personal and world level. We're not vegetarians, but I do cook vegetarian (and vegan) meals on a weekly basis. Some favourites include: Topped Carrot Soup (vegan): https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/05/10/topped-carrot-soup-vegan/ Baked Eggs in Green Peppers … Continue reading World Vegetarian Day: 1st October 2018
Slow Cooker Recipes in Autumn The weather is getting colder and it's time to get back to using the slow cooker. I mostly use it for stews with vegetables and chicken, or to make pulled pork. However, I recently found some recipes for surprising meals to make in a slow cooker. I like the idea … Continue reading Slow Cooker Recipes in Autumn
My Spice Collection I've already given a bit of an overview about the herbs and spices I use here https://cookingenmicocina.com/2018/09/03/my-spice-cupboard-2-whats-what/ - a mix of flavours from Scotland, Perú, Spain, México, and elsewhere. I've also written about Palillo (Tumeric) here https://cookingenmicocina.com/2018/08/30/my-spice-cupboard-1-palillo-tumeric/ as it's so central to traditional Peruvian cooking. I also use a lot … Continue reading My Spice Collection 3
Do you eat any strange food combinations? Today, on This Morning, they were discussing some weird and wonderful combinations such as ~ chips + milkshake jam + pasta butter + Weetabix The only thing I do is put spicy ají on all sorts of savoury dishes, like sandwiches or macaroni cheese. Do you enjoy any … Continue reading Strange Food Combinations