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Spiced Avocado Salsa with Matoke Crisps

Matoke is a starchy banana/plantain from Uganda and Tanzania. These matoke crisps were everywhere in the supermarkets and reminded me of our West African unripe…

Quail Curry

Quail, most often seen on the menus of fine dining restaurants, and usually only seared, gets a bit of a makeover in this recipe. This…

Agave Whisky Lamb 

This is a meat lover’s dream. A really rich, well seasoned lamb hind quarter, slow roasted whole over a charcoal fire, and then served with…

Ginger, Lime and Mango Cheesecake

Without bragging, this is probably the best no-bake cheesecake you will ever eat, anchored to our cuisine through the mangoes, the lime, and the ginger.…

Triple Coconut Tilapia with Sweet Peppers and Herbs 

This is a grand, fragrant, and visually impressive dish. A feast for both the eyes and the palette. I invented this dish in honour of…

Dodo, Kale and Tiger Prawn Stacks

When you bring out a platter with giant, juicy prawns. everyone knows you mean business. Coupled with plantain, and this is bound to be a…

One Pan Roast Chicken and Gravy

This One Pan Roast Chicken is a favourite in our house, with mashed potatoes and steamed veggies. It has become one of our weekly staples,…