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The Puff Puff Ministry - Who's For Dinner Review

The Puff Puff Ministry Puff Puff Box

Freshly made puff puff delivered straight to your door. FINALLY! Such a great idea that I wondered why someone hadn’t thought of it sooner – afterall you can get cookies, doughnuts and even cupcakes delivered to your home so it makes perfect sense to get puff puff too. I suppose many of us from West & Central African households are used to making them from scratch or eating them at our parties or for special occasions. But one thing 2020 has taught me is that every day of life is a special occasion and should be celebrated. I received these delicious puff puff with Plain, cinnamon sugar and oreo chocolate toppings as a gift to review for the site from The Puff Puff Ministry.

These are really good; thick and moist without being oily or greasy. The toppings are great, I’ve only ever really tried puff puff plain but these are such a great way to try them. I like my puff puff slightly warm because I usually eat mine before they’ve had a chance to cool down but that’s because I’m an over enthusiastic eater when I cook them from scratch, you won’t get these warm.

The Puff puff boxes are available to order via their Instagram page only, which I’m not usually a fan of, but the process was super quick for me (keep in mind as this was a gift I did not have to make a payment) and hopefully soon they’ll have a website which I think will widen their reach. Deliveries are to specific London locations only for now (remember at the time of writing this and filming the short video that it’s a start up food business so they will expand). But for now this is a great start! I’m wishing the Puff Puff Ministry well for the future and recommend that you try their service!

Updated August 24th: Puff Puff Ministry now has a website: https://www.puffpuffministry.co.uk/

Korean Food - Sous Chef

Exploring Korean Food with Sous Chef

I was recently offered the opportunity to review a Korean Food Pack put together by Sous Chef, an online cooking shop with a wide variety of food and cookery equipment for food lovers. It is a place for cooks and chefs at any level to buy ingredients, equipment, tableware and gifts inspired by leading restaurants from around the world and international food. In my Korean food pack I received white sesame seeds, sesame oil, vermicilli noodles, Kimchi and a beautiful crafted plate.

Korean food recipe kit/food pack  - sous chef

One of the first things I couldn’t wait to sample was the kimchi which I opened pretty much straight away and ate some as a snack – which I know isn’t customary but I could not resist, I absolutely love it. Kimchi is a spicy and pungent condiment made from fermented cabbage and radises and seasoned with garlic, ginger and chillies. It is Korea’s national dish and can be made at home but obviously receiving it ready made saves a lot of time. It is sharp and is most commonly eating alongside main meals but I just enjoy the sharp, rich taste so much that I eat it as a snack like a salad.

Kimchi - Korean Food - Sous Chef
Kimchi

I found a really easy to follow recipe of Japchae (stir-fry Korean glass noodles) and made this dish for the first time using the vermicelli noodles in the food pack sent. For my first attempt they came out really well and tasted absolutely delicious – perfectly chewy without being mushy or flavourless. What I particularly liked was the fact that because I used these authentic ingredients the dish itself really did taste special, like something I would expect to be served in a take-away or restaurant.

Japchae (stir-fry Korean glass noodles)

*I received this pack as a gift to review – no financial payment was received for this review.