Its snowing!

I interrupt our regular programming to squeal a little about that fact that its snowing where I am!!!!!!!! And because it is snowing, it is cold, (or the other way around), so its time to kick back, watch bad movies and drink perfect vegan hot chcocolate. (My) Perfect Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipe Makes 2 2…

Go Local – Karat Banana

One of the most amazing things here is the variety in bananas. For a girl from the land of one variety- that I don’t even know the name of, because they’re just “bananas” – its a little baffling, to be honest. I don’t know how many varieties there are, I’ve been told around 40, but…

Devil Curry and Ais Limau

After the disastrous attempt at sambal, I decided it would be wise to go back to the world of following recipes. This one is a recipe from The Food Of Malaysia, by Wendy Hutton, which by the time you are reading this, will be back in the Preston Library for you to enjoy. Devil Curry,…

Hot Chocolate, how I love you

Hot chocolate is perhaps my favourite way to chase away the winter shivers, and its even better when its home made. I could write an essay on all the different ways to make fantastic vegan hot chocolate, but this isn’t the time. Today, its time to talk about Mexican hot chocolate. I tried two kinds…

Piti, Khangal, salad and Sherbert

This was easier Azeri food. Piti, usually a mutton soup with mutton fat (challenging to replace), Khangal, pasta with mince and yoghurt sauce, salad, and sherbert, a sweet drink. I don’t know why this photo is going all stretchy, and wordpress isn’t letting me fix it. Sorry. First, the Sherbert. This was actually the second…