Phaphatha/Diphaphatha from Botswana

It is no secret that African cuisine is heavily biased towards meat and carbohydrates, Botswana is no exception. I already posted a recipe for dumplings which are one of my favorites and now I will introduce you to phaphatha. Phaphata is basically a flattened dumpling that is cooked without water. The composition of the dough…

Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe was my first attempt at making a yeast based bread. Ever since my home economics class in high school I have been afraid of yeast based breads. We were required to make plain buns and mine completely flopped, so I decided to lay that part of my cooking adventures to rest. However, All…

Originally posted on Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast:
At our Bed & Breakfast, Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Check out some of the delicious dishes we will be serving! Blueberry Oatmeal Streusel French Toast with Warm Maple Rum   Egg Ham Cups   Egg Roulade with Roasted Tomatoes Onions and…

Favorites: Scottish pancakes

Found this recipe in a kiddies cook book some years back and they are now the only kind of pancakes we regularly make at home. The most notable difference between normal pancakes and these is the thickness. Scottish pancakes are more on the flapjack side of things rather than crepe. They are smaller and thicker…

Grilled cheese sandwiches

This recipe was introduced to me by an American friend who’s tradition was to make them after getting home from a night out. She once made them at 3am after we had returned from a night of drinks and fun conversation at a local bar, and it tasted like heaven itself! Ever since they have…