So far this has been the best summer I’ve ever had in the UK… Wait a minute, summer hasn’t officially started yet…! I even managed to get some tan…pretty much my first ever UK tan 🙂
I have to admit to connect two amazing cakes in one wasn’t my idea. last week we went out for dinner and there it was on the menu – carrot cake cheesecake. I don’t have a sweet-tooth at all, if a meal could start and finish with starters I would be happier, but carrot cake cheesecake – even I was tempted to try it!
Pork generally has a reputation of “not that healthy”meat because of its fat content. But at the end of the day, fat is what carries flavour. I think pork, especially pork shoulders are the best choice for BBQ. Forget chicken, try pork. And I’m not having all the comments like “but pork is too fat” – yes, it is, but that’s why it’s so tasty. And at the end of the day, pork shoulder in a homemade marinade is probably less harmful than the bacon we all have time to time (and some even more often ;)). But let’s talk about BBQ when the season gets in full swing, now it’s about a lean cut of pork – the pork loin.
Banana and chocolate – who doesn’t like this combination? I’ve loved bananas since I was a kid…banana milkshakes, banana ice cream, banana covered in melted chocolate with whipped cream… But first now, I’ve started discovering how good bananas taste in baked treats.
Paella is probably one of the most popular Spanish dishes, known and loved all over the world. There are so many variations of the dish. It seems everyone prepares paella their way, adding different ingredients to rice… And as a result, it’s hard to tell what is actually the original, authentic paella like…