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Jun 05

Springtime treat – Green garlic

Springtime is an amazing time for vegetables. New Season vegetables have such fresh, vibrant flavors and mild at the same time, and such a welcome break from the mundane winter crops. One of my favourites is young garlic, or also known Spring Garlic, new garlic, baby garlic, fresh garlic, or green garlic depending where you …

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May 29

A British Indian Classic Chicken Vindaloo Recipe thanks to the Portuguese

This chicken vindaloo recipe has been a long time in development, not just in my kitchen, but vindaloo curry is also one of the reasons today why we think of Indian food as hot, not just because of it’s famed heat, but because it owes it origin to Portuguese traders before becoming a British Indian classic curry. …

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Apr 08

Carnitas – Delicious Mexican Slow Cooked Pulled Pork

At our friends Cecilia and Eric I had the best tasting carnitas I’ve ever had. Being from Texas they were homesick for some comforting food and searched out for the best carnitas recipe they could find and tweak it. After living in Houston, I’ve tried carnitas many times, but theirs was truly delicious. Carnitas are …

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Sep 24

Step by step photo guide to make fresh homemade mozzarella

Homemade mozzarella is not as complicated as it first seems, and of all the types of homemade cheese it is certainly one of the easiest to make, and with this simple step by step tutorial, you should be able to become a cheese maker in no time. First you will need to gather your cheese …

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Aug 15

Pico de gallo – The rooster’s beak

I had never heard of Pico de gallo before coming to Texas, and when I was first asked if I wanted some on my taco, I had no idea what the lady said, let alone what it was. Basically it is a very simple, fresh chunky salsa also known as Salsa Mexicana or Salsa Fresca. …

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