Prawn Cocktail – The Classic Recipe

In Colombia Prawn Cocktail or “Coctel de Camarones” is one of the most popular snacks on the beach and in the kitchens of the Caribbean and Pacific towns of Colombia.   Prawns are a staple in my home as my mother was born on the Pacific coast, which has the best seafood in Colombia. This cocktail is a delicious combination of mayonnaise, ketchup, lime juice with a bit […]

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Crispy Pink Snapper with Parsley and Curry Remoulade

In Western Australia and in Perth fishing is one of the most popular pastimes.  There are many regulations and environmental changes in place to protect the oceans and rivers to ensure that there will be fish for now and in the future.  The oceans and rivers have long supplied Australian cooks with fresh and tasty seafood which are a celebration […]

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Yummy Chocolate Mousse

A traditionally French dessert that is deliciously rich in flavour. I like making this dessert as often as I can and although it might not be in vogue the faces of my family and guests brighten up when they see these little pots of chocolate. Who doesn’t like chocolate! Bon Appetit! Ingredients for the Chocolate Mousse 180 grams milk chocolate, chopped […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Cream

The beauty of these cupcakes is the combination of chocolate and coffee.  They are a delicious perfection, moist and decadent! Ingredients 200 grams dark chocolate 125 grams butter, chopped in cubes 6 eggs 1 cup caster sugar 2/3 cup plain flour Coffee Cream Ingredients 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 tablespoon boiling water 1 cup thickened cream […]

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Oven Baked Fish in Banana Leaves

This fish is stuffed with herbs that give it a delicious taste and great aromas.  The saltiness comes from the fish sauce and the sourness comes from the lime juice. This is a simple recipe that goes well with a dipping sauce and a nice bowl of Jasmine rice. Ingredients 4 small whole red snappers or red emperors, cleaned and scaled 2 large banana […]

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Thai Green Curry Roast Chicken

Gaeng Kiew wan gai! Which literally means “sweet green chicken curry” is famous all over the world. If you go to a Thai restaurant it will always be on the menu.  In my recipe I am using  a whole chicken which is not the traditional way to cook this curry, but using a whole chicken and all the Thai herbs keeps the […]

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