Zucchini Fritters

I can’t believe I’m rewriting this all over again! I was so happy, I thought I had found a great plugin to be able to write in both English and French and it turns out once I published it in French, it removed my original post in English!! Argghhh! Oh well, I’ll just go straight to the point and tell you: THESE FRITTERS ARE AMAZING, YOU HAVE GOT TO TRY THEM!!!! 🙂

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Tunisian Tajine or North African frittata

Tunisian Tajine

I can just hear you saying ‘What? That doesn’t look like a tajine at all’. Exactly my reaction when I was first introduced to this Tunisian dish.   Well it is a tajine! But I agree that it really looks like a frittata or a spanish tortilla! Tajine originally from North africa refers to the dish which is named after the earthenware pot in which it is cooked. Everyone knows the Moroccan version which is a stew over low heat for a long time and usually includes sweet and savoury tastes.  This Tunisian version is a lot faster to make and is just as tasty.   Continue reading “Tunisian Tajine or North African frittata”

Carrot Cake

 

One of my all-time favourites! The first time I heard of carrot cake was through a Canadian friend of my mum. I was 17 at the time, newly arrived in Switzerland from Niger where I had spent most of my life. For me, it was just inconceivable to have a cake made of carrots. What an idea! It was bad enough to have them in salads or as a side dish, but how could people want to eat a cake made of carrots? Continue reading “Carrot Cake”

Upside Down Banana Cake

Upside-down Banana Cake

Happy New Year

Wishing you health, happiness and all the best in 2018! No resolutions for me this year, still trying to carry out those I promised myself last year! I know better now not get carried away 😉 Anyway, 2018 is going to be another great year with its load of adventures and challenges but I’m ready.

While everyone is detoxing, not that I don’t need it,  I just felt like baking something easy and heart-warming. This cake is just it! A classic, usually done with pineapple, revisited here with potassium loaded bananas. Continue reading “Upside Down Banana Cake”