Globally Inspired Flavours

Fruit

Easy Plum Pudding

With the Holiday Season fast approaching there is still time to create traditional desserts to delight the palate.  I always wonder why folks run out and buy those horrible store bought plum puddings or fruit cakes when it is so simple and a lot more […]

Chutney vs. Relish

I have been asked several times WHAT is the difference between a Chutney and a Relish? The definitive answer for me is still on the back burner; some believe a Chutney is a fruit based compote that borders on the sweet side, while a Relish […]

Galette des Rois (King Cake)

I found this recipe for the Northern France version of King Cake after a friend commented on how yummy it looked. It is very easy to make and may be modified (I have added filling options below) to suit anyone’s palette and occasion. The name […]

Bacon Stuffed Avocado Halves

I have decided recently, to have an illicit love affair with avocados. Not only the fruit themselves but with the oil. The avocado has for many years has been viewed as the guacamole only ingredient although you can actually use them for more then just […]

Snow Kissed Berries

With Valentines Day now on the horizon, chocolate covered strawberries are always a lovely treat that scream sensuality.  Nothing like sharing a few chocolate dipped strawberries and a glass of wine with your love on a cold winter’s night in front of a roaring fire.  […]