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Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash


Hash is a type of dish which consists of diced meat and diced potatoes seasoned with herbs and spices and sometimes cooked with onions. The word came from the French verb “hacher” which means to chop but now is widely used as an English word was to describe cooking method where you “mess up a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Buns


If you had noticed during the past days this week we were posting only either vegetables or seafood dishes that is because it is Holy Week. You might be wondering why? Well it is a practice in most of the Christian faith specially the Catholics that during these days everyone should abstain from eating meat … Continue reading

Apple Turnover

Apple Turnover


Turnover is a type of pastry stuffed with filling which is either sweet like fruits and savoury like meats and vegetables. This treats are considered to be a type of a portable pie which existed during the ancient times. Though turnovers had existed for a long time apple turnovers is quite a newer invention and … Continue reading

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding


Bread pudding is a dessert or snack item made out of stale bread mixed with milk, eggs, spices and dried fruits. A popular dish in several European countries like France, Ireland, Great Britain, Belgium as well as Latin and South American countries such as Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Argentina. There is no rule in what … Continue reading

Salmon and Potato Cakes

Salmon and Potato Cakes


If you have some leftover salmon and mashed potatoes this is the best recipe you can make out of it, Salmon and potato cakes. This dish is a simple recipe made out of mashed potatoes and salmon, which can be leftovers, fresh, canned or even smoked salmon for a bolder flavour.  It can be enjoyed … Continue reading

Devilled eggs

Devilled eggs


Day 2 of Easter and what we will be posting today are Devilled eggs. Devilled eggs or eggs mimosa are hard-boiled eggs cut in half then filled with a yolk mixture made out of mayonnaise, mustard, spices and of course the yolk.  Newer version now includes a different array of ingredients from garlic, wasabi, peppers, … Continue reading

Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs


Well its Easter Monday and guess what theme will we have for this week?  I think you got it; yes it would be eggs and let’s start with Scotch Eggs.  Before we start, do you know why eggs are used for Easter? Well according to Christian tradition egg is the symbol of resurrection, it brings … Continue reading

Sheperd’s Pie

Sheperd’s Pie


Last day of the minced meat week and for today we will be making some Shepherd’s pie. Sheperd’s pie or for others “Cottage pie”, is a type of meat pie served in a crust of mashed potatoes. Though Shepherd’s pie and Cottage pie looks synonymous due to present day usage both are different dishes. Now … Continue reading

Pork Leg Roast

Pork Leg Roast


Every Christmas in our house a leg ham is a must, it like a tradition similar to turkeys in the U.S. during Thanksgiving but like my blueberry cheesecake I want to change what’s on our centrepiece this time around so I opted for a pork leg roast as I am imagining a really soft melt … Continue reading

Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips


Fish and chips is a very popular dish that originated in the United Kingdom, now a popular take-away food in countries with English origin such as New Zealand, Australia, US, Canada, Scotland and Ireland. A deep fried fish dish which is typically made out of white fish like cod or haddock; commonly it is accompanied … Continue reading

Chef’s Salad

Chef’s Salad


Chef’s Salad is a type of salad which consists of hard boiled eggs, cold cuts, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese and lettuce dressed with thousand island dressing. A salad that originated from a salad called Salmagundi which was a popular salad during the 17th century England and colonial America. A really easy salad to prepare which good for … Continue reading