Nut Butter ( Cuisine Companion )

“Its Not Butter” no “Its NUT Butter” Its so easy to make your own nut butter using a variety of nuts. Almonds , Cashews , Macadamia’s or Peanuts are all good choices. Different nuts produce different creamy textures and natural oils so have a play with different combinations. Note : You can do up to…

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Charlie Teo – a Modern Day Hero

I felt compelled to write about this man . This man , no,  more than that  – This Hero – Charlie Teo Not just a hero because he has saved countless lives and is a pioneer in brain surgery but for so many other reasons. I’ve always been in awe of him and said he’d be the…

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Chicken Stroganoff with Fettuccine

Chicken Stroganoff with Fettuccine   Ingredients 3 tablespoons of Tomato Paste.  ( Recipe for Tomato Paste made in the CC is in my new cookbook – purchase here – hard copy completely sold out but eBook available )  1 and 1/2 tablespoons of Chicken or Vegetable Stock Paste. 30o ml water 1 tablespoon of  Tamari sauce. 20 gram butter or oil or…

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Introducing the Tefal Cuisine Companion

So here we are …. a new cooking adventure with my brand new kitchen appliance the Cuisine Companion by Tefal I am so excited to be on this new journey learning a brand new machine and exploring new and exciting recipes plus revisiting all my old recipes with fresh eyes and new recipes ! I can…

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Chicken & Chorizo Paella

Thermoblitz Mixing Food and Life  Chicken & Chorizo Paella  Ingredients  Salt and pepper 5 chicken thighs or leg fillet diced about 500g 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion 2-3 garlic cloves 150g chorizo sliced ( or Cacchitore ) 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon Oregano pinch of saffron threads 250g arborio rice…

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Hi Fi Wraps ( Hi Fibre )

After making the Gluten Free Wraps last year I decided to try something that was still hi fibre but not specialised a in gluten free These quite simply are the best wraps ! and can be used for a variety of other dishes like Enchiladas , tacos , small pizzas etc 220g white flour 220g…

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Buckwheat Gluten Free Wraps

I made these back in September 2015 and am just blogging them now !   Ingredients 100g Buckwheat Flour 25g Arrowroot Flour Pinch of Salt 3 Large Eggs 150g Milk 100g Water 1 teaspoon Olive Oil Throw in the flours and eggs and mix on speed 4 for around 20 secs then add in the…

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Win a Fabulous Esmaltada 34cm Paella Pan

What is Paella ? Paella is a Spanish dish of rice, saffron, chicken, seafood, etc., cooked and served in a large shallow pan. Do you love Paella ? Have you not tried Paella ? This amazing Spanish dish is bursting with flavours and is relatively easy to make. Having the right pan makes it even easer…

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The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

What a year ! There have been joyful moments, controversial moments , awful moments , whatever moments , awkward moments and tragic moments around the globe 😦  Its been a BIG year for many many people.. 2015 has been a reasonable year for me personally with lots of “oh” moments lots of happy moments ,…

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Do you have a Stainless Steel Fridge ?

  Then this post is just for you. I own a Stainless Steel Fridge. Here it is 12 years old Looks pretty good for 12 years old with a family with kids and a dog ! I hate cleaning it . Because when I clean something I want it to look like I’ve cleaned it…

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