Chicken and Dumplings. This is a classic American dish that I always read about…

Chicken and Dumplings. This is a classic American dish that I always read about but I’ve never tried, so I figured it was time to give it a go. It’s not the usual type of food I make, but it was genuinely so good. A deep chicken flavour, with a creamy mouthful with light and … Read more

Suugo Suuqar. This is a Somali dish, which is essentially pasta with a spicy me…

Suugo Suuqar. This is a Somali dish, which is essentially pasta with a spicy meat sauce (I used vegan mince instead of beef like the recipe calls for) . I didn’t know too much about Somali food till quite recently, so at first I was a bit surprised about the pasta but it makes sense … Read more

Lentil Stew w/ Crispy Sausage Topping This is a dish I make a lot, but every ti…

Lentil Stew w/ Crispy Sausage Topping This is a dish I make a lot, but every time is slightly different. I tend to do them with mostly the same technique though: starting by softening my aromatic base (in this one it was leek, celery and carrot), then adding lentils, stock, herbs, greens and tomatoes before … Read more

Shrimp Étouffée. Another dish from Louisiana I’ve been wanting to try make for …

Shrimp Étouffée. Another dish from Louisiana I’ve been wanting to try make for a while. From what I understand it’s found in both Cajun and Creole cooking, and this one uses tomatoes which makes it more of a Creole style (I think?). Spicy, flavoursome, rich, thick and filling. It’s another perfect dish for a cold … Read more