Tuesday , 16 January 2018


Mexican Mayonnaise Chicken Drumsticks

I’ve had a bit of an obsession lately.  I get that way sometimes, it’s for no good reason but I just become fixated on doing something. Here’s a perfect example.  For whatever random reason, I got the whole idea of doing an old school mayonnaise slathered baked chicken.  I’ll admit, both my husband and I have a love of mayo, ... Read More »

Recado Rojo Jalfrezi aka Mexican Jalfrezi with Refried Bean Pakoras

I’ve got so much to share in this post! Let’s start at the beginning.  I was contacted a few weeks ago by Johar’s Original Bollywood Chutneys asking me if I’d like to review their Hot Cilantro Chutney (maybe from reading my blog they noticed my love of spice and ethnic cuisines). So in the interest of full disclosure – I ... Read More »

Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

I’ve been fighting off this runny nose.  It’s not like I’m really sick, it’s just like this annoying feeling of being run down no matter how much I’m sleeping and some sneezing along with the aforementioned runny nose. All these symptoms combined means a simple chicken stew is in order. Now traditionally, I’d be eating a Filipino chicken, ginger and ... Read More »

Piri-Piri Marinated Chicken with Avocado, Tomato and Egg Salad

Salad made of avocado, tomato and egg with grilled chicken in a piri piri marinade

I think I’ve mentioned before that I participate in this fun blog hop called Cook Around the Globe. In this one, the owner of the blog hop will pick a country or region and then we attempt dishes from that region. This time she picked West Africa which I admit I’m extremely unfamiliar with.  I’ve eaten and enjoyed Ethiopian at ... Read More »

Spicy Greens with Chicken Sausage

I joined a weekly CSA this past year and it’s been fabulous.  I’ve been getting awesome, locally produced farm fresh produce and enjoying the fact that I’m supporting my community.  It’s also been forcing me to stretch the limits of my creativity to ensure we’re not eating the same thing over and over again. Take this for example: Does anyone ... Read More »

Chicken Pot Pie

My husband called me right when I was about to leave work wanting to know if and what I was making for dinner.  Well yes of course I was cooking and I had planned on doing a sort of spicy sriacha pomegranate glazed roasted chicken (along Middle Eastern/Indian lines). Let’s give you some backstory so you’re not completely confused.  One of the ... Read More »