Barbados – Banana, Rum and Coconut Bread

Overripe bananas.  Yuck.  I hate them.  Dark brown skins, a weird squidgy, grainy texture and that horrible fermenting smell that they give off.  What is to like?   Continue reading

New Zealand – Pavlova

My husband is a kiwi.  He is also very sensitive about the origins of pavlova.  When people say to him “but pavlova comes from Australia, doesn’t it?”, you can see him bristle with annoyance.  The age old argument of where pavlova originates rages on Continue reading