Venezuelan Asado Negro

My husband prepared this dish for me to celebrate my birthday; it is now one of my favourite alternative ways of cooking a roast joint. This is a full-flavoured hearty meal for family, friends, or a special occasion, and it’s simply divine! Serves 4 people Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 500 ml dry red wine (a good brand makes the difference) 1 kg beef bottom-round roast … Continue reading Venezuelan Asado Negro

Chard Rolls with Ground Turkey in Tomato Sauce

This dish was introduced to me by my mother-in-law from Venezuela and I quickly fell in love with it! Serve it with your favourite rice or fresh bread. A dish perfect for the whole family. And don’t forget to do the “scarpetta” (it literally means sopping up the sauce left on your plate with bread) with this delicious sauce! 😊 With this recipe you can … Continue reading Chard Rolls with Ground Turkey in Tomato Sauce

Paratha Rolls with Wild Rocket Salad

Parathas are quick to prepare and very tasty. Simply fill them with your favourite veggie, meat or cheese and enjoy. Here’s how I make mine. Serves 2 people Ingredients 1 bag Paratha 200g (1 pack) French Torchon or your favourite cured ham 1 mozzarella, sliced 1 bag rocket salad 2 vines tomatoes, sliced 1 pack sliced red Leicester cheese Half cucumber, sliced Extra virgin olive … Continue reading Paratha Rolls with Wild Rocket Salad

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

Who can resist roasted chicken with potatoes!! I like to eat it at least a couple of times per month and each time, I like it a little bit more. So, go ahead and enjoy! Serves 3 people Ingredients 600g chicken thighs fillets (or the 1kg pack as you can always freeze the pieces you don’t need) 1/1.5 kg white potatoes Lemon & herbs seasoning … Continue reading Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes