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Sweet Potato Croquettes or Balls w/ Bakkeljauw & Spring Onion + Parsley Mayo (YouTube Video)

In my third cooking video I'm going to make a tasty snack with one of my favorite dried and salted fish: codfish! “Bacalhau/Bakkeljauw” is a fish that is dried and salted so that you can keep it longer. But before you use the fish, you must desalt it first, otherwise it cannot be eaten. You can do this by soaking or boiling it in water. This also makes it soft and easy to work with.

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Hindustani Chicken Masala (YouTube Video)

In my second cooking video, I slightly modified the concept to stay closer to myself and share my favorite Surinamese and Asian dishes. But I will also show you which restaurants or trends I am inspired by, because in this series I want to Cook with LOBI (LOVE)!

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Surinamese Stuffed Mushrooms

This mouth-watering Stuffed Mushrooms with a Surinamese twist are packed with flavor, spice and are incredibly tasty! They are filled with chicken sausage meat (you can also use a soy minced “meat”), garlic, herbs and Boursin - which makes them super creamy. Serve these puffed, tender and golden-brown mushrooms at your next party or as an easy midweek meal accompanies with some over-baked potatoes and a a green salad!

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Surinamese Ghoegrie (spicy chickpeas)

My website, The Spiced Chickpea is one year old! And what better way to celebrate with one of my favourite Surinamese childhood dishes: Ghoegri (spicy chickpeas) – a recipe by my mother!

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Spicy Sticky Surinamese Chicken Wings

These tender, juicy, baked Surinamese chicken wings are coated in a spicy sticky marinade. They are packed with flavour and make your taste buds sing. Are you ready to up your baked wings game?

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Spicy Surinamese Tuna Croquettes - Mom’s Recipe!

These Spicy Surinamese Tuna Croquettes are little apples of the eye on a snack platter. The inspiration for this recipe comes from my mom, who often makes these fried delicious snacks with salted cod fish.

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Plantain Chips

As a child my parents would always buy us plantain crisps or other Surinamese snacks. I remember eating bags of these. But one night I felt quite nostalgic and made them myself. They were so fresh and crunchy that I kept eating them!

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Sweet Potato Bacalhau Croquettes

You’ve probably heard of Bacalhau or for my Surinamese peeps out there ‘Bakkeljauw’? This salted fish is a staple of the Portuguese cuisine, but also very known in the Surinamese kitchen! I’m combining this delicious ingredient with my favourite potato and snack. Sweet Potato Bacalhau Croquettes anyone?

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