Crab Xec Xec – Goan Crab Curry

View my step-by-step recipe             This beloved Goan to the core recipe has a strange name but BIG on flavor. Crab Xec Xec or Shek Shek as it’s called is made by roasting Spices, Coconut, Onions, Ginger & Garlic together and simmering crab in it. The contrast between the roasted … Continue reading Crab Xec Xec – Goan Crab Curry

Kung Pao Chicken Meatballs

View my step-by-step video         This delicious Kung Pao or Gong Bao is it’s called was a popular post on my channel when I prepared this a few months ago. This comes from the Sichuan region of China uses it’s famous Sichuan Peppercorns. The peppercorns have a unique scent, personally I feel … Continue reading Kung Pao Chicken Meatballs

Rosemary & Cayenne Walnuts

View my step-by-step video   Gifts from the heart are the most appreciated during the holiday season. Spiced nuts are so easy to make. Here is a recipe for Rosemary & Cayenne Walnuts and click here for my Spiced Bollywood Cashews. Print Yum Rosemary & Cayenne Walnuts Ingredients2 cups raw Walnuts 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper … Continue reading Rosemary & Cayenne Walnuts

Elfviled Workshop Eggs – Holiday Deviled Eggs

View my step-by-step video             The holidays are the best time of the year. I love the food, music, Santa and those cute little elves. This year I decided to throw a theme Christmas party and asked all of my dear friends to come dresses as Elves. Dress up is … Continue reading Elfviled Workshop Eggs – Holiday Deviled Eggs

Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint Cookies

View my step-by-step video                     Part of Kin Community’s Cookie Collaboration, my Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint cookies are just perfect for the holidays. The Pistachio is the perfect marriage with the rich jammy Blackcurrant center. This cookie is great year round, but the vibrant colors lend … Continue reading Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint Cookies

Turkey with all the trimmings Sausage Rolls

View my step-by-step video Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I always want to make sure I’m stocked up with holiday favorites. Sausage rolls are wonderful year round, but seem to make it up front and center over the holidays. This year I decided to ditch the traditional beef filling and go with … Continue reading Turkey with all the trimmings Sausage Rolls

Black Forest Trifle

View my step-by-step video           This trifle is inspired by the ever popular Black Forest Cake. Layers of dark chocolate cake are studded with cherries & soaked in cherry syrup, layered with cherry jello and smothered in a rich cream and marscapone mixture. These layers are repeated twice are finished with … Continue reading Black Forest Trifle

How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

View my step-by-step video         A slice of Rum or Brandy infused fruitcake heralds the warmth of Christmas. If a bite of boozy doesn’t give you the warm and fuzzies, I don’t know what will! All over the world fuit cakes of different sizes and colours make their way over to the … Continue reading How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

Rissois – Shrimp & Cheese Rissole

Watch my step-by-step video                     Rissois is a Portuguese deep fried favourite snack, traditionally stuffed with a shrimp and cheese filling although you can now get it with many other types of filling. Call me a traditionalist, but I love the combination of Shrimp & Cheese … Continue reading Rissois – Shrimp & Cheese Rissole