I usually make hot soup for breakfast and I usually don’t take pictures, even though I should. Well, after a meal at the well known vegetarian Bistro 1847 in Manchester, I’ve decided to make a chilled soup. Early in the morning, I looked in my freezer and decided to make a pea and cauliflower soup. It tasted delicious, this is why I got some pictures, so I can share my recipe with you.
It is an easy and fast recipe, quite basic. I like the taste of the oven baked potatoes and they are healthy.
This was my first attempt to make gluten free scones. It was also the first time I’ve tried to modify a recipe to be gluten free. I’ve read about the gluten free requirements because I don’t know much about it as we don’t suffer from gluten intolerance. I tried it because only by challenging myself I can evolve as a cook.
So, I’ve stared with my basic scone recipe (adapted from Mary Berry) and I changed the self-raising flour to almond flour. I also changed the fat provenience from butter to peanut butter, to be extra healthy.
I served the scones with unsweetened whipped cream and homemade blueberries and cardamon jam.
I love trying new jam flavours. I had blueberries and looked on spice shelves to see what I can add, cardamon was the one that made me smile. I’ve tried it and it tastes amazing, I love the flavour combination and I’ve used it in a smoothie too.
I think everybody loves oven baked chips, they are healthy and delicious at the same time. It takes only a few minutes to prepare the potatoes and then relax for an hour until they are ready to be served.
I continued my Taste the World adventure with US. I learned a few things from the recipes I’ve made and I’m going to use them in other recipes, like the sauce for pasta. I hope you’ll enjoy my recipes.
My first recipe was corn chowder, a thick soup. I am not a fan of thick soups, but I liked this one. I never tried corn soup before.
I didn’t understand why so many people love Mac and cheese until I’ve made it. It tastes different from a regular pasta with cheese, because it has the milk-based sauce that makes it delicious.
The meal finished with Hummingbird cake, a pineapple and banana with pecans cake. A little too sweet for my taste, but delicious.
Hummingbird cake is made with pineapple, pecans and bananas. It is a southern recipe with Jamaican influences, but still considered American.
I feel the cake was too sweet for my taste, but I liked it a lot. I would make some small changes to the recipe, less oil, less sugar in the sponge and more fruits and also less icing. I will take pictures of the modified recipe when I’ll make it.