There are some ingredients that you can’t make authentic tasting food from a particular region without.  In this post I delve into Spanish cooking and share with you 5 very important ingredients that you should stock up on if you are planning on experimenting with Spanish cooking.  Spanish cooking relies on a lot of tomatoes, eggs, fresh garlic and olive oil...

One of my favourite areas of the world I like to cook recipes and dishes from is France.  French cuisine is typically flavoursome and very rich, but the interesting thing about most French dishes is that they are relatively simple.  So simple though that it can be tricky to get prepare and cook them perfectly.  One of the things that sets French cuisine apart from...

Much like I covered in my post about Italian food, there are many ingredients that are essential when you are trying to create great tasting food.  With Italian and French it is things like salt, pepper, garlic and olive oil and for Indian cuisine it is herbs.  In this post we will look at some essential ingredients you should have at hand when attempting to make...

I love tomatoes almost as much as I love potatoes and are the base ingredient for a lot of the sauces I make.  If you are bored with having tomatoes the same way then I hope the following list of my favourite uses of this bright red and sweet vegetable help to inspire you to maybe try something a little different. Easy As Pie Tomato Rich Salsa Although many people...

Italian cuisine is similar to a lot of other Mediterranean cuisines; it focuses on natural and simple ingredients that are cooked to perfection so their flavours shine.  In this post I want to talk about 4 ingredients that are essential for making really great tasting and nutritious Italian dishes. Olive Oil Olive oil, high in mono-saturated fat, should be your go-to...