Christmas 5 results
  • Patti’s plantain & mince tarts

    With Christmas round the corner, I’d like to share the perfect plantain idea to treat your guests - plantain mince tarts. A mouth-watering alternative to mince pies, especially if like me you prefer them not too sweet! These tarts are soft and crumbly with just the right amount of fruity centre. Try to imagine ripe plantain, cored and stuffed with mincemeat in a crumbly pastry boat. I love serving them warm like little islands floating in a sea of custard. Plantain is readily available in ...
  • Christmas gift ideas with African Adinkra symbols

    We're not in panic mode yet and there's still time to order stuff online, but it's getting close.... If you're looking for something a little bit interesting and different check out www.adinkra.today for some not too expensive Christmas gift ideas with an African theme. KwesiEddie has added his own styling to his favourite African Adinkra symbols and put them on good quality clothing and gifts, it's worth taking a minute to check out his stuff. You never know, it might just be that ...
  • Plantain chocolate truffles

    Hands up who doesn’t like chocolate. Yep, thought so, not a hand to be seen. Let’s try a different one – who doesn’t like truffles? Yep, same answer… and same as me.     When it comes to truffles, I simply can’t resist (and in my world there is no such thing as just one truffle). My all-time favourite indulgence has to be plantain chocolate truffles.             What’s in a plantain chocolate truffle? ...
  • Kofi Brokeman meets a snowman – grilled plantain with ice-cream

    Kofi Brokeman is the affectionate name for grilled plantain in Ghana, so-called because when you are broke it’s one of the cheapest snacks, yet packed with goodness and taste. My mouth is already watering… Soft and naturally sweet, it’s a perfect partner for ice-cream and fun to decorate with kids. Make the grilled plantain into a circle, put the ice-cream snowman inside, put it on the table with some sweets and decorations and let your imagination loose. A wonderful Christmas ...
  • Christmas eats make Christmas treats

    Christmas eats make Christmas treats!!!!! With Christmas fast approaching, I have a few tempting dishes for you to enjoy….     Let’s get the meal going with some spiced nuts and drinks from A Plate in the Sun.         If you’re having roast pork, I’ve got just the sides for you! Plantain carrot and apple mash or Crispy stuffing balls.     The mash brings just the right amount of sweetness to pork ...