Hot ‘n’ Sweet Nutty Quinoa salad

More often than not when I start with the idea of making something for “the blog”, I find myself blocked with nothing flowing. I go into this state of trying too hard to make something “perfect” or be a certain way that I almost always mess it up.Sometimes in life, it’s the idea of the…

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Spiced couscous cake

I read this on one of my cookbooks that said something about a couscous loaf (I’ll dig it out and post the name here when I get back home to Paris) and that was where my inspiration came from. And for lunch yesterday, I was in a Cajun kinda mood so this was the flow…

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Yellow Kiwomato drink

Being back in England feels sooo nice and warm in my heart….ahhhhh. My sister lives in a small town close to London so now I’m checking out the food options. It’s all so different here compared to the French. Food markets everyday of the week is not very common here at all. And having big…

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Caramelised red onion Almous

I am going away to England to stay with my sister who is pregnant and has a ten month old lovely boy at home. I will be helping her so she can have some chill time-out while I spend time with Gigi, my nephew. So I wanted to make something for the man to have…

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Seeded banana pancakes (gluten free)

One of our friends, with a very special tummy was coming over from London to stay for the weekend. He could only eat gluten-free foods, no sugar, some fruits but not all, a lil’ bit of this ‘n’ a lil’ bit of that and I was EXCITED!!. I like having weird requests like this. It…

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Kiwi berry smoothie

7 posts published by FreeFlowFoodie during June 2012

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Kiwi berry smoothie

One fine day in Paris it was 29 degrees and smokin’ hot so I wanted something freezin’ cold and this was a fine cool blend. Easy, peasy, smoooooth 😉 For 2 glasses: 120 g red berries (I used frozen) 2 Kiwi cold fruit (cubed) 100g of soy yogurt (1 pot) 1 cup of rice milk…

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Cinnamon Potato porridge

I had some potatoes I had bought from the farmers market since last week and they started to grow babies and stuff so I thought, “Aijay, now is the time, use it or lose it”. So I thought to make something influenced from my childhood in Nigeria. The original dish has lots of sassy Nigerian-spices,…

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Lemon-berry mini heaven

Ok, if this one isn’t tart and sharp, then I don’t know what else is. I don’t know what’s happening to me but as I have grown, dare I say, older, I seem to want the tartiest (if that’s a word) of desserts. Don’t get me wrong, I do love my sweet desserts and they…

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Almond Quinoa

Quinoa was on my mind yesterday so I made this beauty up for lunch. No fussin’ n fightin’. Just plain easy with a lot of yummy in my tummy. For 2-3 people, you’ll need: 130g quinoa 130g chinese mushrooms 50g ground almonds 3 tomatoes (roughly blended) 2 garlic cloves (pan roasted and crushed) 2 Tbsp…

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