A collection of my favourite recipes & remedies from Mexico and around the world.

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Winter fruits are Here! Juicy, Moist and very More-ish: Blackberry Buns Recipe.

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Winter fruits are Here! Juicy, Moist and very More-ish: Blackberry Buns Recipe.

Very simple to make and as pretty as they are tasty, these beautifully coloured Blackberry Buns are the perfect mid-morning snack, lunch box filler or anytime treat. (more…)

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Jarabe de Piloncillo

Piloncillo Syrup, Healthier Sugar!

Piloncillo is one of my greatest kitchen discoveries, well actually it was my friends Maxim and Conrad who introduced me to it, Conrad had made a most wonderful Banana and Date “Ice Cream” and served it with Piloncillo Syrup.. that was it, I was hooked! I made it at home the very next day and since then I have stopped buying any other kind of sugar altogether apart from honey.

So what is piloncillo anyway? It is unrefined cane sugar, meaning this is the healthiest and most natural form of sugar, in fact this stuff is actually good for you! Because it has not been through all the refining processes like other sugar it still contains many trace vitamins and nutrients, the main ones being mineral salts, calcium, iron, phosphorous, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A, B1, B6, and D, who thought sugar could be so healthy! (more…)

Eggless Chocolate Cake, Not Just for Vegans!

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Believe me when i say you do not have to be vegan to enjoy this eggless chocolate cake – it’s actually one of my faves. It is super easy and quick to make and always gets plenty of compliments. Can be made into a ‘magic’ cake very easily. (more…)

Sexy Lime Cheesecake

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This little beauty is pretty quick and easy to make, doesn’t require baking and is extremely delicious. You can impress your loved ones, or just indulge yourself with this simple yet luxurious sexy lime cheesecake. (more…)

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