Coconut and lemon pancakes Recipe – Brunch ideas

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Today is my husband’s birthday, so I thought I’d make him a special birthday brunch. I came up with this recipe while looking at the ingredients in my cupboard, and I must say I’m very pleased with how it turned out! If you’re looking for an alternative to your traditional pancake, look no further. These coconut and lemon pancakes, though slightly heavier in texture and probably less ‘fluffy’ (due to the desiccated coconut granules) will definitely hit the spot.

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Sweet pepper and coconut curried chicken stew

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This is a recipe I concocted with while experimenting with curries and stews. I wanted a stew that didn’t take too long to cook, but that still had all the flavours of a hearty and comforting curry with a Caribbean (see ‘Colombo de poulet’ – French Antilles) and Asian fusion (see traditional Chicken curry). If that’s the kind of flavours you’re after, try this recipe and let me know what you think. Continue reading “Sweet pepper and coconut curried chicken stew”

Grilled marinated sea bream ~ recipe

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This recipe is one of my absolute favourite fish dishes, great as a summer meal but also a very healthy option as it’s grilled in the oven (as opposed to fried). Marinated in a delicious mix of bell peppers, Lazy Garlic and Lazy Ginger and spices, the fish really absorbs all the flavours and tastes amazing with a side of rice, plantain, or sweet potatoes. Continue reading “Grilled marinated sea bream ~ recipe”

Garlic, lemon and herb grilled butterfly chicken ~ Recipe

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How to make the best chicken ever? The answer isn’t in the type of chicken you buy, the answer isn’t in the way you cook it, whether it’s grilled, fried, roasted… none of that matters. The answer isn’t even in the seasoning.

How to make the best chicken ever?

By letting it marinate for hours before you cook it; overnight if possible.

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Dinner at Kinkao ~ Review

A few weeks ago we celebrated my mother’s birthday at the Thai restaurant Kinkao, situated on the Isle of Dogs. The restaurant used to be called Elephant Royale and my family and I had visited on numerous occasions. They recently went through a rebrand and the restaurant is now under new management. The menu is completely different to what it used to be, but we weren’t disappointed with the options. Continue reading “Dinner at Kinkao ~ Review”