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potato salad olive my pickle

German Style Potato Salad

Need an epic side for a BBQ or delicious dish for a picnic? Try out my awesome recipe for a German style potato salad – you won’t be disappointed! The fresh flavour of the dill and tangy-ness of the mustard and pickles really make this dish pop! We went to the St Augustine Farmer’s Market this weekend to pick up…

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sri lanka curry

Sri Lankan Chicken and Coconut Curry with Pol Sambol

It was my turn to host dinner last week and inspired by my travels to Sri Lanka, I put together a delicious spread of chicken and coconut curry with pol sambol, poppadoms, bean curry and rice! Pol Sambol (coconut sambol) is a traditional Sri Lankan accompaniment typically served with “Hoppers” for breakfast. But it’s so damn good it goes perfectly…

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Lemon Chermoula Grilled Seabass with Caramelised Fennel and Aubergine

Another recipe inspired by all my delicious goodies that I collected at Borough Market in London. Β Beautiful fresh Seabass, blackened with chermoula rub, served with sweet caramelised fennel and silky aubergine smashed with tomatoes, garlic and fresh basil – my mouth is watering just typing this! Monkfish or Red Snapper would also be great for this dish. Lemon Chermoula Grilled…

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chermoula prawns borough market london

Chermoula Garlic Prawns with Tomato and Avocado Salsa

An afternoon spent Exploring Borough Market in London inspired me to make this chermoula prawn dish for a light, healthy lunch. Chermoula is a North African dry spice rub, also used as a marinade, that goes beautifully with fish as well and chicken and typically lamb in Moroccan dishes. A mixture of cumin, cinnamon, coriander seeds, chili, sweet paprika, ginger,…

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banana smoothie

Banana, Peanut, Chia Power Smoothie

Kick-start your day with a delicious and energy filled banana power smoothie! This will keep the “hangries” at bay and fuel you with tons of nutrients and anti-oxidants. Interesting to note that raw cacao has 40 times more anti-oxidants than blueberries – POW! This is handy to us living in Nicaragua where blueberries are an expensive commodity – not to…

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Delicious Vegetarian Chili

Delicious Vegetarian Chili

This bomber recipe is packed with flavour and colour and is a sure crowd-pleaser. It’s way better and healthier than the normal meat option. Even the boys will eat this Vegetarian Chili and love it! If you do desperately want the meat version then add 500g of lean mince to the pan after the veg and cook slowly for at…

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pulled pork

Bomber Pulled Pork Shoulder

Pulled pork is probably one of the easiest things to make and once prepared forms a basis for so many dishes like tacos, salads, wraps, nachos and even soups. I would often make a big batch on the boat, portion and freeze it and use it for a quick-fix crew meal – always a winner! Throw it on to these…

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Nicaraguan lobster and coconut curry

Nicaraguan Lobster and Coconut Curry

Nicaraguan Lobster and Coconut Curry with Butternut, Kale, Mango and Roasted Cashews This is a really simple dish, bursting great flavours and super easy to substitute with other seafood or chicken if you can’t get your hands on some fresh lobster – or hey even keep it just veggie if you prefer! Nicaragua captured my heart several years ago and…

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healthy summer's lunch

A Healthy Summer’s Lunch

“Every day should start with a glass of Champagne” These are the VERY wise words of my absolutely fabulous mother, who’s love for good food, quality wine and great company has always inspired me in the kitchen. A trip to the French countryside to visit mum was just what I needed after finishing my time on the yachts – not…

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