Buttermilk/Wholemilk Pancakes

Buttermilk/Wholemilk Pancakes

One of the ways I honored my mother this past Mother’s Day was to recreate a recipe she used to make for us on the weekends for breakfast, Buttermilk Pancakes. However, even to this day I have never seen her use buttermilk to make them. I have therefore decided to add both names to the title because when you search online or in cookbooks you will run into Buttermilk and not Whole milk Pancakes. In case you are wondering to yourself why she chooses to use whole milk and not buttermilk, I have not had this conversation with her but here are my thoughts; honestly, where I come from in Zambia, food ingredients are not cheap and if you are going to buy a grocery item you better make sure it is versatile! Read more

Roast Ham

Roast Ham

One thing I like about buying ham from the grocery stores in America is that most if not all of the meat you will come across is already cooked. It took me a while to get used to this approach to preparing food because where I come from in Zambia, just about all the food I ate was prepared from scratch in the home.

With the precooked packaged ham all you have to do is pop it into the oven and roast it to the right temperature for a few hours. With my ham recipes, I like to do a little more work Read more

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