Archive | March, 2013

Beans and rice…it’s very nice!

Did you know black beans are called turtle beans? I’m not really sure why. I suppose they look a little turtle-ey.

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Doña Carmela and the most amazing grilled eggplant

A year or so ago, Cheesler and I vacationed in Varadero, Cuba with ten of our closest friends. We stayed at one of those all-inclusive resorts and did nothing but vegetate on the beach, sipping Mojitos, reading in the shade and swimming in the sun.

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Thai red curry shrimp with eggplant

Oh how I love Thai food. Once you get the hang of its basic flavour combinations, it’s easy to invent your own thai-inspired dishes. Lemongrass, chili, basil, lime leaf and coconut are all very common Thai flavours.

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BLT with pesto mayo

The BLT. Not much explanation needed.

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