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Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Mafe (West African Stew)

By On May 30, 2013

As anyone who’s ever been to an Ethopian restaurant will attest to, traditional African food can be some of the most delicious you’ve ever had. Always hearty and mostly surprising, African dishes… Read More

Broccoli

Tom Yam Soup

By On May 16, 2013

It’s amazing how often you disregard amazing recipes that you know how to make simply because the idea doesn’t jump out at your when you open the fridge. I was so excited… Read More

Big Salads

Gluten-free Quinoa Taboulleh

By On April 24, 2013

One of my roommates is currently trying to cut down his intake of wheat and bready-type things, and I am trying to get into a bit of a health kick and make… Read More

Black beans

Leftover Chili Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

By On April 12, 2013

This is, without a doubt, one of the easiest lunch items you can make; or rather, it’s a recipe that has the greatest return on investment. Thrown together in 5 minutes, it’s… Read More

Avocado

Summery Stuffed Avocados

By On March 5, 2013

Although the ‘dry season’ here in Panama is coming to an end, for many of you who don’t live pretty much on the Equator, spring is just showing its face from the… Read More

Black beans

Simple Pineapple and Black Bean Soup

By On February 27, 2013

I was looking over my good friend SophiaLaurel Catering’s menu yesterday when one thing struck me; a Caribbean-inspired Pineapple and Black Bean Soup. Now, I love black beans and I love pineapple… Read More

Avocado

Vegan Quesadillas with Refried Beans, Balsamic Red Peppers and Avocado

By On February 16, 2013

While scanning the shelves of my local grocery shop thinking of what to make for breakfast, it suddenly struck me that I hadn’t had quesadillas in actual YEARS. Years! That’s it: To… Read More

GF Mains

Tapas Week: Spanish Rice

By On January 14, 2013

Last week, I had a good friend over for dinner, and lacking enough of any one ingredient to make it the forefront of a meal, I decided to make a number of… Read More

Tomato and Parsley Scrambled Tofu
Brunch

Tomato and Parsley Scrambled Tofu

By On October 19, 2012

It’s not all that easy to get good tofu here in Panama. They sell it, but it’s, for the most part, the silken kind that I am not a fan of. It… Read More

Carrot

Colombian-style Lentil Soup (Sopa de Lentejas)

By On September 12, 2012

One of my first meals here in Panama was at a restaurant called Beirut, which specialises in middle eastern food but does have a few Panamanian specialties on the menu. Their version… Read More