Steamed Garlicky Parsley Potatoes

I haven’t posted on here in so long I seriously feel like a stranger on my own blog.  Although, I cook almost every day, I’ve just been really uninspired to carve the time out to post any recipes.  It started when I got real busy and would put off posting “until tomorrow”.  Tomorrow turned into…

Polenta with Mushrooms

Happy New Year…x2, because yesterday ushered in the Chinese New Year. The Year of the Water Dragon! Fun fact: I have a water dragon tattoo on the small of my back.  I read in an article that  “the dragon is larger than life and means big things are to come”  so I wish you all…

Matoke with Groundnut Sauce

Last year, I accompanied my sister to Kampala, Uganda and I had the pleasure of eating one of their staple dishes – matoke with groundnut sauce.   “Matoke” are a variety of green bananas, which cannot be eaten raw – they must be steamed or boiled for consumption. “Groundnut Sauce” is basically peanut sauce.  Groundnuts…

Pizza Pizza!

  Have you ever had pizza so bad that the crust tasted like cardboard?  Tomatoes acidic…check.  Grainy cheese…check.  Flavourless toppings…check.  On the flip side have you ever had pizza so good you wanted to just curl up in the corner and purr?  Everyone has a favourite pizza memory and every pizza they eat after that…