Category Archives: Food

Summer Eating 1

As summer is upon us and I am quite enjoying the season (despite the recent bouts of rain), I thought I would create a series of my favourite summer recipes. Summer is the time when the freshest ingredients are at … Continue reading

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My Favourite Summer Salads

As of last Wednesday (the longest day) summer is officially here. It is a very warm summer here in the UK, a rare thing, so we have been making a delicious range of salads at home to keep us cool. … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies

I love anything with Peanut Butter. It is a wonderful ingredient, perfect in sweet dishes and in my favourite chocolate treat (Reese’s peanut butter cups!) as well as in savoury dishes, such as a good satay sauce. My thought this … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at The Boiler Shop Steamer

Bank Holidays are just the perfect time to eat, drink and be merry. This May Bank Holiday weekend, I visited The Boiler Shop Steamer in Newcastle. It is a food and drink event which brings a variety street food from … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking

Ah, weekends. Weekends are always my time for relaxed cooking for the enjoyment of family and friends. This weekend I made easy but flavourful dishes that took barely any time to make and that would allow me to linger at … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork and Other Musings

Pulled pork is probably my favourite food of the moment. Its succulence and flavour are really hard to beat. Back in Puerto Rico, my home country, roast pork (lechón) is the national dish. Throughout the island, you can find “lechoneras” … Continue reading

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Going Bananas

So yesterday I had a bunch of bananas in my kitchen displaying that golden brown colour before they inevitably go in the bin and gave myself the task of making Banana Bread and Banana Curd. The latter is utterly delicious … Continue reading

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