Herbs & Spices

Meat Free Monday: Bumbu – Terong Balado

Meat Free Monday: Bumbu – Terong Balado

It’s Meat Free Monday and we are cooking up the most delicious Indonesian dish Terong Balado, made with aubergines and a fabulously aromatic paste or Bumbu. Bumbu is the Indonesian word for seasoning, and it commonly appears in the names of certain spice mixtures, sauces and seasoning pastes. Commonly found in […]

Kampot Chicken Noodle Soup

Kampot Chicken Noodle Soup

Kampot pepper is highly regarded. From the foot of the mountains to the country’s southern coast, in Cambodia is famed for the spice, which was the first Cambodian product to receive a Protected Geographical Indication (the same certification that protects regional products like Champagne). The mineral-rich soil (paarticularly quartz) and […]

Some Like It Hot – Aji Chilli Sauce

Some Like It Hot – Aji Chilli Sauce

We have an array of chilli sauces here at Lover of Creating Flavours, some which have been given as presents, some home-made and some that are so hot that not even I can eat them. There is one person in our family who can eat them and when she is […]

Some Like It Hot – Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Some Like It Hot – Stuffed Poblano Peppers

We’re back in the kitchen cooking with chillies and have made another delicious recipe for our some like it hot series. Today its the turn of the poblano.  The poblano is a mild chilli pepper from the state of Puebla, Mexico. Dried, it is called ancho or ancho chile, from […]

Spice Box – Khmeli Suneli: Lamb Kharcho

Spice Box – Khmeli Suneli: Lamb Kharcho

Khmeli suneli (Georgian: literally “dried spices”) is a traditional Georgian  (Caucasian) spice mix. It is popular in Georgia and the entire Caucasus region. Georgia is well-known for the subtle blends of herbs in its khmeli-suneli, which is used liberally to flavor kharchio, a thick, stewlike soup made from beef, lamb, […]

Meat Free Monday -Roasted Root Vegetables with Savory

Meat Free Monday -Roasted Root Vegetables with Savory

Savory is a herb in the genus Satureja. Winter savoury is Satureja montana, summer savoury is Satureja hortensis. Satureja is a genus of aromatic plants of the family Lamiaceae, related to rosemary and thyme. There are about 30 species called savories, of which summer savory and winter savory are the most important in […]