Tag: chilli

Hot chocolate with red wine

Most of us associate chocolate with solid form and bars. But for millennia, chocolate functioned in a liquid form. How was it invented? Let’s move to the southeastern part of the Yucatán Peninsula and step back in time for about 2,500 years. It was the best days of Mayan civilization, the favourite drink of which was a chocolate drink. The Maya mixed chunky cocoa beans with chilli peppers and honey from wild bees. The chocolate drink was an indispensable element of all celebrations. How did cocoa appear in Europe? The first European, who appreciated cocoa, was Christopher Columbus. During his last trip to the New World, he took cocoa beans to Europe. Instead of cold water, Europeans mixed cocoa powder with hot water, switched chilli and honey to sugar and cinnamon. This changed drink has conquered all of Europe. Today we have our own recipe for hot chocolate based on red wine with chilli.

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BBQ dip

What is associated with BBQ? Well, for sure BBQ time with grilled meat. However, the barbecue recipes do not have to be limited to the main dishes and sandwiches.
Have you ever eaten a salad with a bbq dip? How about an omelette? Oh, the best recipe is a dip served with vegetables.
You must try it! A light dish, ready in a few minutes. A perfect snack not only for outside BBQ.

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TENDER PORK LOIN TAGINE

We are exploring some Mediterranean recipes this week, so we could not skip this classic. This recipe originates from North Africa and arguably is one of the most famous to have made it into our culture to the north.
It is really simple, or at least we have taken out some of the fuss from this recipe for all you at home by showing you the easily adaptable recipe. You can substitute the meat for an additional can of beans, or root based vegetables like sweet potato goes well. As well as this, you don’t have to use pork either like we did. You can use the same technique with beef, chicken, lamb or more veggies!

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VEGAN KORMA SAUCE

A vegan recipe, until we put some sour cream on top to serve, but you don’t have to. What you have to do…. Is try this recipe! Creamy, delicious korma. It is for the mild pallet and you can add extra chilly if you want to give this a little more kick and we will tell you how.

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TAGINE SPICE BLEND

So here is a sneak at our tagine spice blend. We encourage you to adapt this to your own liking so it will be your unique blend.

This is a general mix we use we hope you do too so you can add that little something extra to spice yours up or sweeten it up.

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