Today I had another little cooking session and used it as an excuse to make pupusas again. I thought I would go one step further and make the refried beans from scratch – rather than use the can of refried beans I have, they are not so easy to buy here in France. But making… Continue reading Chunky refried beans
One more recipe from Jamboree – festival day meant food from our assigned countries. We had represented the 4th Beaconsfield country of El Salvador with Pupusas for our activity and had an El Salvadorean cooked breakfast but Maisons-Laffitte scouts had been assigned Brazil as their country. So what else but the national Brazilian dish of… Continue reading Brazilian Feijoda
There are, thankfully, more stories exposing restrictive eating styles as the Fads they are and not the automatic route to wellness as promised by the self styled, unqualified gurus. A lovely article in the Irish Sunday Independent when I was in Dublin a little while back, picking apart the Gwynneth Paltrow, Goop image of what… Continue reading Paleo baby food. Whatever next?
I promised some recipes after camp which seems like a long time ago. Autumn is coming and it is getting cold. School has started and holidays are over so seems a good reason to revisit good times in the Summer. The first recipe I promised was pupusas from El Salvador. Pupusas are like maize tortillas with… Continue reading El Salvador Pupusas
19 people to feed for a week when the kitchen is a gazebo, a couple of fold up tables and 2 sturdy, double gas burners with 14 of those being fed are 6 to 13 years old, one of whom does not eat gluten or dairy. A culinary challenge you might say….especially when you add… Continue reading Scout camp kitchen, Interamericas style.
For those who are drinking lots of green tea to help them lose weight some info on the evidence from the Fight the Fads team….. Source: Green tea- a miracle health cure?!
Brownies are not something I make a lot. They are quite indulgent and as a result need a lot of butter, eggs, chocolate and brown sugar – so generally need to go and shop before I make brownies. My regular bakes are generally more frugal (but still yummy!) so there is always enough ingredients in… Continue reading Brownies – I like them fruity