October – Is National Vegetarian Month…Apparently!

October 1, 2014


With ‘Stoptober‘ in full swing, the idea of abstaining from the evils of smoking and other such ailments, vegetarians are also celebrating! October 1st is World Vegetarian Day, kicking off Vegetarian Awareness Month, with World Vegan Day rounding out the month on the 1st November. Vegetarian Awareness Month was established by the North American Vegetarian Society […]

Halloumi stir-fry (vegetarian)

August 31, 2014


Originally posted on The Swindian:
Last year, I went vegetarian for a month, which resulted in quite a few creative recipes. So this year, I decided to do the same, and the first new dish I made was this delicious halloumi stir-fry. I love halloumi, but normally I just fry up some slices and add it to…

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The Ultimate Guide to NOLA Cuisine

March 7, 2014


New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating cities. Steeped in a history of influences from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa and beyond, it’s home to a truly unique melting pot of culture, food and music. With bowls filled to the rim with gumbo, late nights in dark jazz clubs, strolls through historic neighborhoods, and tantalizing […]

The Ultimate Fish Pie

February 21, 2014


‘An old fashioned romance that will warm the cockles of your heart’ A traditional fish pie is usually made with a mixture of smoked and un-smoked fish in a white velouté or béchamel sauce made using the milk the fish was poached in. Prawns, peas and hard-boiled eggs are common additional ingredients used. Topped with […]

Amazing Facts About Fish Fingers…

January 25, 2014


As some of you may well know I have a penchant for fish finger sandwiches (or check out The Ultimate Fish Finger Sandwich). With  fish fingers being a key element of this culinary delight (…if I may call it that!), along with the project 2 Fingers now starting to take shape, here’s some fantastic fish finger […]

National Hot Dog Month…

July 10, 2013


In honor of National Hot Dog Month, Applegate Farms recently sponsored a national survey, conducted by Toluna Omnibus, to better understand how people feel about what is in their hot dogs and what they put on them. While they found regional differences in what people like on their hot dogs, an overwhelming 77 percent of respondents […]

(Hot) Doggy Style

July 1, 2013


The hot dog has stood the test of time, as a culinary favourite firmly establishing itself as an indulgent staple on the gastronomic landscape. With July being hailed as National Hot Dog Month, this month’s posts will be looking at the world of…(yes, you guessed it), hot dogs – in all their splendor! To get […]

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