Category Archives: Phantom Feasts

Turkish Delight or Arabic Locum (rāhat al-hulqūm), “throat comfort”

Turkish Delight or Arabic Locum (rāhat al-hulqūm), “throat comfort” dates back more than 230 years, making it one of the oldest sweet dishes … Continue reading

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Prawn Samosas

This is a great summer snack for an evening with friends, an easy starter dish or even … Continue reading

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Brazilian spiced poached guava with mini Pavlova, vanilla and orange blossom creamed Greek yoghurt

Pavlova

    6 egg whites at room temperature
    360 gm sugar
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Christmas Treats! Strawberry Santas!

I love these little playful treats. Use them as an element on your Christmas dessert or serve them as … Continue reading

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Vanilla glazed duck breast with black rice and quinoa pilaf, sweet chilli and sesame seed tender steam broccoli, caramelized red cabbage and spicy pineapple relish.

Duck is one of my all-time favorites! In this particular dish, I love the … Continue reading

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Never waste produce again. Your guide to the shelf life of fresh produce!

Produce is very finicky and can expire far before you want to eat it, and when it does, you feel … Continue reading

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How good are you with pairing wine to your favourite dish?

Wine and food matching is the process of pairing food dishes with wine to enhance the … Continue reading

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Power Fruit ~ Avocado!

The avocado is a rather unique type of fruit. Most fruits consist primarily of carbohydrates, while … Continue reading

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Ripe Vs. Unripe Bananas. Which is better for Your Health?

We all have our Preferences when it comes to Bananas, some like them perfect and yellow, some like … Continue reading

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Ten veggies you only THINK you don’t like

Brussels sprouts, broccoli, beets—yuck! Not so fast. Using a different cooking technique can totally transform the vegetables … Continue reading

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