Other Recipes

  • Garlicky Green Rice

    February 18, 2021peppercook

      A healthy green addition to lunch or dinner, which is no effort at all! This rice is gently flavoured with garlic greens and spinach, and is a great way to get the family to eat more vegetable! Ingredients: ½ cup short-grain white rice click here to buy the rice we use 2 cups spinach (about…

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  • Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

    December 1, 2020peppercook

      These spicy, addictive chicken wings are made with my favourite Korean ingredient, Gochujang red chili paste. Seared without oil, then cooked in beer and topped with sesame seeds, these are a hit as a starter at any gathering! Ingredients: 500g chicken wings, wingettes, and drumettes only (with skin) 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ tablespoon…

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  • Italian Style Garlicky Prawns

    June 16, 2020peppercook

      This Italian style garlicky, buttery prawns cooked in a cherry tomato sauce are a family favourite that helped us survive the lockdown! Quick and easy, they have a sauce that needs to be mopped up with some crusty fresh bread.  Leftovers from this recipe make a great breakfast – prawns on toast topped with…

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  • Mom’s Recipe #1 – Cheese Puffs

    May 13, 2020peppercook

      These are my favourite childhood cheese puffs and they’re super easy to make! My friends who popped by from school loved them!  Mom would whip them up in just a few minutes and we would eat them with Delmonte ketchup. And that’s what my kids did today when these hit the table! Looking for…

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  • Spicy Chicken with Maple

    March 2, 2020peppercook

      This spicy maple chicken is by far one of the super-easiest recipes, plus yummy!   I like the unusual combination of cumin, chilies, and thyme which complement the roasted “brown’ notes of maple syrup. I’m sure this chicken will taste even better on a charcoal grill! It is easy enough for college going students and young…

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  • Delicious Chindian Peanut Chicken

    February 11, 2020peppercook

      A delicious favourite in our house, quick and healthy, this chicken is half-Chinese in its nature and half-Indian; that’s where you get Chindian!  Black bean sauce forms its base, but the chilies, black pepper, and fresh coriander are definitely what makes it yum!  Perfect for kids when served on a tortilla or rice pancake!…

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  • Shrimp Rougaille Stew

    February 1, 2019thepeppercook

      A Mauritius Creole dish with a rich, spicy tomato base flavour with ginger, garlic, celery, and thyme. A perfect combination of African, French, and Indian influences. Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped fine 1” piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and roughly chopped (about 1 tablespoon) 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine (about 1.5 tablespoons) ¼…

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  • A Healthy French Pizza Tart

    January 26, 2019thepeppercook

      This pizza tart has a buttery, whole wheat crust loaded with the goodness of fresh vegetables and mozzarella cheese. It is a one-dish meal, and a recipe easy enough for a weekend dinner! Ingredients: For poolish/starter: 1 teaspoon sugar ½ cup warm water (40-45 degrees Celsius) ½ cup whole wheat flour or regular flour…

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  • Greek-Inspired Lima Beans

    January 16, 2019thepeppercook

      This delicious and healthy dish of lima beans is stewed with garlic, onions, tomatoes, capers and caper leaves, and flavoured with thyme and parsley, is based on the Greek caper giachni. Regardless, whether you have caper leaves or not, my vegan lima bean recipe below will help you share some of these favours of…

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  • Candied Ginger Cookies

    December 17, 2018thepeppercook

      Ginger snaps – from a tall can Mom brought home from the supermarket – were always a favourite of mine growing up. These spicy ginger cookies- made with both fresh and candied ginger- are a more mature version of my childhood favourite! Try this easy recipe for the holidays and all year round as…

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