Zigni (Ethiopian/Eritrean style Beef Stew)

Zigni (Ethiopian/Eritrean style Beef Stew)

A delicious, spicy beef stew with berbere, a classic from Eritrea

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Mushroom and Sundried Tomato Hummus Toasties

Mushroom and Sundried Tomato Hummus Toasties

On a slightly chilly evening, about two months ago, I sat down with my pen and diary to plan out the blog posts leading up to Christmas. There was so much I wanted to cook and post, especially traditional dishes like roasts, cakes, cookies etc….. And somehow I just never did any of those which [...]

Southern Fried Chicken with Paprika Wedges

Southern Fried Chicken with Paprika Wedges

Fried chicken – The ultimate global comfort food! I remember vividly of a childhood eating my fair share of KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken, is there anyone who doesn’t know it!). It was the only form of fast food that was welcome in our house simply for the fact that fried chicken was the only thing [...]

Grilled Berbere Fish – and food conversations on Facebook groups

I have been quite an active member of several Facebook food groups. In fact, my decision to start a blog was inspired by the encouragement I received from these food groups. Though I am a member of more than a dozen groups, there are only a few that inspire me or are really close to [...]

Chreime (North African Fish Stew)

Chreime (North African Fish Stew)

Chreime is a traditional fish stew that is popular among the North African Jews and is commonly prepared using expensive fish cuts during festivals like Passover and Rosh Hashanah. But since the sauce is quite fiery, rich and delicious, this stew is also prepared using less expensive fish in the ordinary households. I came across [...]