Call it a mashup, call it a fusion or just call it Ethiopian inspired shepherds pie. With a cupboard full of lentils, sprouting spuds and some Ethiopian Berbere spice well past its use-by date, the idea of combining all these came to me. I decided to make over an English classic: shepherds pie. Typically made … More Meatless Monday – Say wot?
A funny thing happened on the way to the chocolate mousse…I made chocolate truffle. When I chose to mix Italian aquafaba meringue with melted dark chocolate I ended up with a thick rather than airy mixture. The intended mousse become the ideal consistency for a truffle. I should have taken more time and peeked at … More My Funny Valentine
I’ve heard about them, seen pictures of them but have never eaten one. They apparently are a Kiwi favourite and have graced the table of many a bake sale. Google New Zealand cuisine and you will likely come across Afghan biscuits. This recipe is fairly straightforward, quick and easy. Soften 100g (about ½ cup/8 tablespoons) of butter … More Chocolate cornflakes, a new breakfast food item?