Tomato, Borlotti Bean and Garlic Soup

Tomato, Borlotti Bean and Garlic Soup

Tomato soup is one of those dishes you can’t have as a meal on its own. By the time you get up from the table you have to pee and afterwards you realise it must have been the tomato soup because you’re still damn hungry. To address this problem beans have been added to this […]

Baked Apples stuffed with Almonds, Honey and Cinnamon

Baked Apples stuffed with Almonds, Honey and Cinnamon

A meal is never complete without a dessert. Never. When the last crumb and dollop of sauce has been scraped from plate my tongue yells out “What’s next?!?”. Craving something sweet I’ll scour the pantry, looking for some bright-coloured wrapped candy. But alas, it is never there.

Simmered Fresh Tomato Sauce

Simmered Fresh Tomato Sauce

One thing that never ceases to amaze me is how easily tomatoes grow here in the UK. For four years in a row we’ve had bumper crops of tomatoes. With Gabriel’s arrival this year our vegetable plot got grossly neglected and our poor tomatoes missed out on the tender loving care they needed. Yet we […]

Sweet Potato, Spinach & Mushroom Stew

Sweet Potato, Spinach & Mushroom Stew

Yams, cassava, rice, peanuts, spinach, plantains and peppers are just a few ingredients that are regularly used in the rich West African cuisine. What surprised me most was the peanut butter in this dish. Curry and peanut butter sure sounds like a strange combination, but in reality it works beautifully. The peanut butter adds depth […]

Oxtail Stew with Beans & Red Wine

Oxtail

Learn how to cook oxtail and everything else there is to know about this fabulous cut of beef. This is the very first recipe that was ever posted on Greedy Gourmet. Miserable, bored and stuck in a rut with the food I was eating I missed home dearly and asked my mother for the family […]