Staghorn SumacRS

Staghorn Sumac

September is the season of the magnificent Staghorn tree (Rhus typhina).  It is a spectacular at this time of year when the ripe berries stand upright.  In the winter, without the leaves, the branches w...
Plectranthus amboinicus

My Caribbean Kitchen Garden

The kitchen worktop is covered in carefully arranged seed packets as I plot out what to grow and where to grow it.  As I look out at the garden I have decided that the patio will be the place where I will be gr...
Jamaican Vegan Fritters

Jamaican Fritters

I woke up this Saturday morning thinking about fritters.  Hmm, lovely warm fritters, the perfect weekend breakfast.  Quick and easy to make, filling and delicious with a cup of tea as you relax into your weeken...
Za'atar

Za’atar

A day too cold to venture outside and lots of dried herbs around the kitchen necessitated creativity and the desire to make something wonderful. Za'atar was the result. This wonderful old world North African s...