Recipe: Jamaican Beef Patties

Tasty and spicy, Jamaican Patties make for a perfect snack food or light meal. While they are readily available from the supermarkets, they too are simple and easy to make and can be made using your choice of filling. The below recipe calls for the use of ground beef, however you can experiment with shredded chicken, lamb, vegetables, or beans. The addition of turmeric in … Continue reading Recipe: Jamaican Beef Patties

Recipe: Salsa and Guacamole

Mexican dips such as salsa and guacamole make ideal accompaniments to protein-packed meals such as chilli con carne, chicken fajitas or for simply dipping with corn chips. There are numerous ways to make salsa and the good thing is that if you don’t have fresh tomatoes to hand, you can use tinned tomatoes which work just as well. The below video offers a simple recipe … Continue reading Recipe: Salsa and Guacamole

Recipe: Homemade Lemonade

Lemonade is a much loved drink that quenches thirst in the summer months, and goes down a charm any other time of year really. There are different ways to make lemonade. The below recipe makes use of simple syrup (a water and sugar solution), which is ideal for those that are not keen on the gritty taste of sugar in drinks. Ingredients: 1050ml of water … Continue reading Recipe: Homemade Lemonade

Recipe: Pineapple & Lime Cordial

Cordials are a perfect drinks staple whether you like making cocktails or simply adding it to still or sparkling water. Pineapple & Lime Cordial is a refreshing drink, and what’s more it’s healthy. Limes contain Vitamin C, which boosts the immune system, and pineapples are rich in bromelain, a natural enzyme that also is good for inflammatory conditions including hayfever. Homemade cordials always taste great … Continue reading Recipe: Pineapple & Lime Cordial

Amal: Marrakech-based nonprofit and restaurant empowering women through culinary skills

Marrakech-based nonprofit Amal is helping to empower women through training them in culinary skills. Amal is focused on uplifting women in Morocco from economically and socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Many of the trainees face social stigma, rejection or disability that impedes their ability to earn a living to support themselves and their children. Trainees start a six-month training programme to learn all aspects of work in … Continue reading Amal: Marrakech-based nonprofit and restaurant empowering women through culinary skills