Coconut and oatmeal pancakes with toasted pecan nuts and a mango coulis

The other day was Shrove Tuesday, also known as pancake day. It is a Christian tradition and really has nothing to do with pancakes but I believe many still celebrate the day by eating pancakes only but here is some more information about the original meaning. I almost never make pancakes so it seemed a … Continue reading

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A fruit and berry tart

I don’t really have a sweet tooth and this is part of why I don’t make desserts very often. Well, that and the fact that I am usually to full to eat anything more after a starter and a main course. If I eat dessert I love fruit. If more restaurants had a fruit platter … Continue reading

Chobani yoghurt – one man’s American dream

About a year ago I was in Florida on a summer holiday. The sky was blue, the beaches sandy white and it was lovely like only holidays can be. I picked up a copy of the Wall Street Journal to get updated on the news. Inside was an article about a man called Hamdi Ulukaya. … Continue reading