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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Baked Baby Vegetables & Beetroot Puree

  A parade of aromas will emerge from your kitchen when roasting these vegetables.  This recipe treats your ingredients with respect by marrying the earthy taste of your vegetables and the richness of the beetroot puree and finally adding the tangy taste of the Feta cheese.  This is truly a delicious salad! Ingredients for the […]

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Crispy Salmon Tostada

I love hosting brunch at home and this is an easy and genius recipe to entertain your guests. The combination of baked salmon and creamy avocado sauce laced with horseradish on a golden and crispy tostada is a gift to myself and my guests! Ingredients 8 white corn tortillas 1/2 cup cottage cheese ( queso […]

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Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes & Fennel Salad

I grew up just eating red tomatoes, but today there are so many varieties of tomatoes and one of my favourites is the heirloom cherry tomatoes.  I love the colours and flavours of the various varieties.  I like to eat them like grapes and I also like them in a simple salad. I think the heirloom tomatoes are so […]

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Burrata with cashew nuts and Parma Ham Granola

Creamy, fresh and soft Burrata topped with a spring salad keeps the Burrata pretty simple and allows its flavour to shine through.  I have fallen in love with this solid mozzarella with its creamy soft centre which gives the cheese a delicious texture.  Originally from the Puglia region of Southern Italy I think it has conquered the world.  […]

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Flaky Ham & Chard Pie

Cook this great recipe on Mother’s day.  Brownie points guaranteed. Ingredients 2 big bunches of chard 1 red pepper, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoon olive oil 4 tablespoons of milk 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes salt and pepper to taste 8 sheets filo pastry 50 gr melted butter […]

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