Chili Con Carne Mac and Cheese

Photo by Jun Pang
Photo by Jun Pang

One of my dreams is to one day own a mac and cheese food truck!

You can just about make any flavour and then toss it through macaroni and bake it.  Imagine all the things you like, then mix it in with macaroni.  For example, I love chili and chili con carne, mix it in with macaroni, put cheese on top and and bake it in the oven and you have chili mac and cheese.  You can also have it cold like a salad like they do in the Philippines.  There they have a salad with macaroni, its usually with pineapple, ham, palm seeds, cheddar cheese and coconut dressed with mayonnaise or sour cream, sounds weird but bloody tasty stuff.

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A memorable breakfast….

I had a very good friend who cooked me this dish one morning for breakfast.  It doesn’t happen often but what a way to wake up, to the smell of a cooked breakfast.  I’m lucky that she was a talented chef, I was expecting a fried egg but I was surprised with such an amazing and yet easy dish.  The beauty of this dish is that she used ingredients that were in the fridge.  Apart from a few other bits like chorizo, every thing else was left over ingredients that needed to be used up and it didn’t take long to prepare or cook, literally minutes.  Served straight out of the pan it also saved on cleaning time, ingenious because if you can save on cleaning time and come up with an amazing meal, then you’re all right in my books!!

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