Monthly Archives

July 2012

  • Baked Jollof Rice


    I think I’ve mentioned my slight obsession with making the ‘perfect’ pot of jollof rice before, of how I want to make jollof that tastes just like my mom’s and how I’ve come up short so far.
    I chide myself sometimes for wanting this; I try to convince myself … Continue Reading...

  • Baked Plantain Chips

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    Summer is underway, it’s a different summer this year, quiet and reflective.
    I’ve been putting off the mundane and my worries are melting away with the warm weather.
    There are some days so sweet and languorous; I never want to end…
    I haven’t been cooking much, I’ve been all … Continue Reading...

  • Lentil Tacos


    Lentil Tacos

    It’s incredible looking back and thinking about it now, but I didn’t really start cooking for myself until quite recently.
    I read a quote yesterday that made me chuckle; “Cooking is pretty easy if you can read and have taste buds”
    It sounds simplistic but it’s a fairly true … Continue Reading...

  • White Chocolate Chip Nutella Cookies


    I’ve been trying to write this post for about a week now, not because it’s special or hard, or that I couldn’t come up with the words to go with the pictures.
    Blame summer!
    Summer finally hit us here and we’ve been basking in sunshine these last few days; … Continue Reading...