It has been a real challenge getting my little boy to eat. He’s always distracted and would much prefer to play than eat. I have to really work hard to impress him. So when I find something that makes him sit still and eat, I know it’s a keeper. Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 1… Continue reading Chickpeas & Carrot Purée
One day Zuri got tired of curry chickpeas so I just stopped making chickpeas. But I missed them. They’re so versatile, delicious, and nutritious (gosh I sound like an ad). On a quest to make sure we get enough protein, I was determined to get back to cooking chickpeas. I tried coconut curry…nope still not… Continue reading Ethiopian Red Curry Chickpeas
The title alone should tell you why I have been MIA on this blog. Well, unless you’re like my niece and you hear lactation, but think laxative. Or, like my sister, who initially thought lactation cookies were . So, my husband and I had our first little one, a little boy. The first half of… Continue reading Lactation Cookies
For January’s Crazy Ingredient Challenge I made a Mediterranean themed honey butter hummus pastry inspired by spice cake.
I developed this recipe as part of a challenge where we had to innovate cinnamon rolls. Pineapple ginger was the first thing that popped into my mind. It’s a pretty popular flavour back home. I remember growing up as a child when my mother would make a pineapple drink from the peel of the pineapple and a… Continue reading Pineapple Ginger Rolls
I’ve wanted to start a blog for about 8 years now, but never got around to it. I’m excited to be starting now and bubbling over with stories to share! I thought what better way to start than to give a recap of last year. There were many ways I could have organized this. I… Continue reading Firsts on the First