Main & Side Dishes

Indian Lentil Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Stew

I’m not the kind of person that bails when it comes to trying new foods. Actually I love getting new food related experiences and enjoys trying new flavours and that’s why I sometimes challenge myself by cooking something I never tried before or something that I usually dislikes. This is one such dish – and […]

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Homemade Chipotle Paste aka Chipotles in Adobo

Chipotles are dried smoked jalapenos bursting of flavors. The word chipotle actually means “smoked chili” in Nahuatl (an ancient Mexican language). To get chipotles you start off with ripe jalapenos, they should have turned red and be so ripe that they almost start to shrink and dry at the plant. When the jalapeno is harvested [&hell…

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Turbo Thursday – Creamy Spaghetti with Bacon

This dish must be one the easiest and quickest imaginable. It was one of my favorite meals when I was little and a staple in my family’s house. We ate it almost every second week and it was probably the first dish that I learned to cook by myself. Nowadays I don’t make it as […]

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Turbo Thursday – Locro de Papas, aka Equatorian Potato Soup

This hearty potato soup is a divining concoction of Equatorian origin. It’s fresh and filling at the same time and a perfect lunch or dinner when a gloomy day strikes and you want something warming, quick and delicious. Potato soup doesn’t sound too tantalizing does it? But in fact this will be far from all the potato […]

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