Our mulled wine recipe is sure to get you in a festive mood. Visit any grocery store in the UK, and you’ll find the shelves stocked with it during the holiday season. However, the taste of pre-made concoctions is often

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Rice Pilaf with Pomegranate & Ginger Vinaigrette, using Uncle Ben's Lemon & Thyme Rice

This rice pilaf with pomegranate and ginger vinaigrette recipe was created in collaboration with Uncle Ben’s Lemon & Thyme Rice. The final dish is fragrant and colourful, with a hint of spice. When we return home from our travels, we are

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Hot Rum Chocolate with Cacao & Cinnamon | via @dipyourtoesin

A classic hot drink gets a twist when rum, cinnamon, and cacao are added to it. Put on your cozy socks, and enjoy this (grownup) hot rum-chocolate by the fire! During my childhood, hot chocolate was a standard warming drink on

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Plantain Crêpes with Raspberry-Pomegranate Compote (Gluten Free)

Plantains! You know we love them and can never get enough of them. We were inspired to create this Plantain Crêpes recipe after witnessing a local plantain market day in Mushin, Nigeria.  We love them most for their versatility. We’ve used

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Arroz de Viernes: "FRIDAY RICE" FOR LOVERS OF PAELLA!

What happens when Valencian paella meets a Friday afternoon on the coast of Dénia? Dip in to this delicious “Friday Rice” with the perfect taste of Spain! Guest contributors Eric & Amalia from Move to Traveling share their creative take on

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Mango sorbet with Kiwi & Rum inspired by Chef Watson | via @dipyourtoesin

Although our #EatDiverse campaign with IBM Chef Watson has ended, we felt compelled to share our Mango Sorbet with Kiwi & Rum recipe, a recipe that just so happens to be quick, easy, and healthy! We often find that our kitchen escapades are

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Grilled Orange Chicken with Mango Salsa | via @dipyourtoesin

With this final recipe in our #EatDiverse campaign, we leveraged Chef Watson to create our newest Grilled Orange Chicken with Mango Salsa recipe. It was Brazilian lyricist and novelist, Paulo Coelho, author of one of our favourite books (The Alchemist)

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Taco Rio with Cacao Black Bean Dip inspired by Chef Watson | via @dipyourtoesin

Before we tempt your taste buds with our Rio Taco goodness, we must share that we came across IBM’s new Chef Watson food knowledge database recently and have spent the last week exploring its potential to help us innovate with

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Mango-Curried Rice is the new black…that is when you add in a delicious portion of black rice! We’re taking you to the spice island of Zanzibar with this recipe. After chatting with our friend Aiysha (a tour guide, who also teaches

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Mango-Passion Fruit Mojito Recipe | @dipyourtoesin

We hope you love this mojito twist on a drink that had us up dancing into the early hours in Zanzibar!  Succulent, sweet, mouth watering…are just a few words we can use to describe the fruit we consumed (in mass

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Smoked Salmon & Hummus Bites | @dipyourtoesin

Yes, the title says “with a TWIST!” So what can that twist be? If you’ve been following our recipes over the last several months, you would have noticed our recent fascination with Arepas. We’ve paired several different flavours together over

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Plantain Pancakes with Lemon-Ginger honey syrup

Plantains? Umm yes! If you aren’t on the plantain bandwagon, then where have you been? Grab your fork and knife, and jump on! Mr. HDYTI loves these, partly because plantains are a staple in Nigerian cuisine. They are yummy, gluten-free, and

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Arepas with blackened salmon & tomato-basil relish

How is it that with our combined love for Latin food, neither of us had tried arepas until a few weeks back? It made no sense, whatsoever. They’re gluten free, crispy on the outside, and soft on the inside (a foodie’s dream).

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Sweet Potato Fish Curry simmering in pan, created by HDYTI

This sweet potato & fish curry packs quite a punch! It’s definitely influenced by our travels to South Asia, with that Pan-African twist we always like to add. Honestly, how can you go wrong with sweet potatoes and curry? I grew up

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