Fusion Pork Stew With Sweet Potatoes

I’m not a fan of sweet potatoes. Neither is the big guy at home. But this recipe caught my attention nevertheless. I thought it was an interesting idea to use sweet potatoes as a key ingredient in a stew. That would make for a naturally sweet-tasting gravy that might go well with plain rice....more

Simple Coconut Brownie Ice Cream

Last week I was approached by a fairly large online company and asked to write a post featuring "healthy" snacks. Healthy. Snacks. Cough. Cough. Did they even read my blog before contacting me? I mean yes, I do use mostly natural ingredients when creating recipes, but calling my recipes "healthy" would be a pretty tremendous stretch even for me. Oh but wait, it gets even better. They wanted me to discuss how these "healthy" snacks of mine could help readers slim down for wedding season....more

Bounty Balls

Next week is St. Valentine’s Day! I cannot believe how time flies so quickly, and we are already celebrating this romantic holiday. Did you already think how to surprise your loved ones? I have an idea for you how to make this special day not just romantic but also a little bit sweeter. Your second half will love this treat!Do you remember delicious, creamy, filled with coconut Bounty bars from your childhood? I do! And I miss those candy bars. Did you know that to make these candies you only need 3 ingredients? Yes, I know it is hard to believe, but the only ingredients you need are coconut flakes, condensed milk and chocolate chips. And you don’t need to cook or bake anything!Basically, you just need to mix coconut flakes with condensed milk and cover it with melted chocolate. Voila!...more

Homemade "Bounty" Balls

 Hmm…Bounty Bars. Don’t you just love them? Would it interest you to know that they are just about the simplest goody you can make yourself at home? And right in time for Christmas, too!...more

Coconut Braised Chicken

 To be perfectly honest, I truly enjoyed cooking this dish in my new Le Creuset Signature Cast-Iron Round Dutch Oven, just as much as eating the most delicious braised chicken I have had in a while....more

Lemon Curd and Coconut Macaroons

Little thumb print coconut macaroons, filled with tart lemon curd. Macaroons, soft, sweet, chewy with bits of delicious crispy coconut. It just doesn't get any better. Or does it? ...more