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

Posts tagged ‘easy’

Quick, Easy and Delicious Home-made Tomato & Basil Soup, Topped with Crispy Fried Longaniza

tomato basil soup

Quick, delicious and healthy, how many more reasons to try this Home-made Tomato & Basil Soup, Topped with Crispy Fried Longaniza.

Basil from my gardenThis is very quick to make and very tasty. It is healthy and bursting with flavour from the fresh tomatoes and basil from the garden, do you really need more convincing? Just try it and I know you will love it too. (more…)

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Winter Warmer: Cheesy Curried Broccoli Soup

Winter warmer: Creamy, Cheesy Curried Broccoli Soup. Silky Smooth Velvet in a Bowl

It may be winter everywhere else but here in Manzanillo the temperature is still in the 30’s, which makes the day your fridge decides to stop working a pretty bad day. Luckily the day this happened I didn’t have too much in there. A large head of broccoli, onion, garlic, half an avocado, some left over boiled potato, half a package of Philadelphia cheese and some other random bits. So, I turned the annoyance of a lifeless fridge into a delicious pot of steaming, velvety soup. (more…)

A Quick Fix: Oatmeal, Honey, Amaranth Shake

A Quick Fix: Oatmeal, Honey, Amaranth Shake

A great snack or quick breakfast if you are on the go and don’t have time to prepare or cook something more substantial. I often have it around lunch time when there is nothing that i fancy in the fridge. It is filling, tasty and full of goodness. (more…)

How to Make Yoghurt at Home

Make your own yoghurt at home, no need for special ingredients or equipment.

You can make your own yoghurt at home really easily using milk and a little shop bought yoghurt. You can use any commercial yoghurt that has active cultures, I prefer to use plain yoghurt with no sugar, the result is a creamy, smooth home-made natural yoghurt just as good as  store-bought and much cheaper. The really great thing is that once you have your first batch you do not need to buy yoghurt again to start the next batch as long as you make it before you run out! (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…)

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