Donair Tacos

There are few things I like as much as some good tacos. But here’s where the twist comes in – what if they tasted like donairs? Here’s a little creation I came up with using some components from other recipes. Ingredients: 1 lb extra lean ground beef 1 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper … Continue reading

Sweet Potato and Andouille Chili

This delicious and affordable twist on chili was based on a recipe recommended by my friend Chris (found here:¬†http://www.budgetbytes.com/2013/10/chorizo-sweet-potato-chili/). I made a few tweaks of my own and this is the result. Ingredients: 4 links fresh andouille sausage (in Halifax, I buy this from Pete’s Frootique), casings removed 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into … Continue reading

Hummingbird Cake

This is a classic cake from North Carolina with roots in Caribbean flavours. It tastes like a cross between a carrot cake and banana bread – helped by a fluffy cream cheese icing with a zesty surprise! Ingredients: 1 cup pecan pieces or sliced almonds 4 ripe bananas, mashed 1 can crushed pineapple, drained well … Continue reading