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Nacho Nacho Chook

Every time I make this dish, I always have that scene of Homer, from The Simpsons, singing “Nacho Man” when Flanders gets him a nacho hat running through my head. If you get a chance, check out this Youtube clip of the scene I’m referring to – really quite funny. Anyway, back to the food…. I must admit, I haven’t eaten a lot of authentic Mexican food but I do like the flavours associated with this cuisine. A few years ago, I bought myself a Nigella Lawson cookbook called Nigella Express, and it’s now one of my favourite cookbooks. In this cookbook is a Tex-Mex inspired recipe called Quick Chilli which takes next to no time to make. Read more…

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Yearny chocolate croissants

As I mentioned in a previous post, my love affair with all things Frenchy began a couple of years ago. After attending my first pâtisserie cooking class earlier this week, seeing all the Frenchy pictures hanging on the kitchen walls and hearing the French accent of the pâtissier made me feel a bit yearny for France. Yearny for all the great things I enjoyed about France, in particular the pastries. During my last trip to Paris, I would have at least three or four pastries just to start each day. I couldn’t help myself. They were so buttery and tasty. My favourite French pastry has to be the pain au chocolat, also known as the chocolate croissant. Read more…

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