Chocolate Week 15th – 21st October 2018

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 Vegetarian Day: 1st October 2018

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): Baked Eggs in Green Peppers … Continue reading World Vegetarian Day: 1st October 2018

My Spice Collection 3

My Spice Collection I've already given a bit of an overview about the herbs and spices I use here - a mix of flavours from Scotland, Perú, Spain, México, and elsewhere. I've also written about Palillo (Tumeric) here as it's so central to traditional Peruvian cooking.       I also use a lot … Continue reading My Spice Collection 3