A taste of Soul with Miss Joyce Yuille

#AFN2014 says `If Music be the Food of Love play on and this really hit’s the Soul #chefs-tips

Lea Hogg


Miss Joyce Yuille performed at a concert hosted by the US Embassy on the island to commemorate the end of Black History Month. I had the pleasure of meeting with her on Friday afternoon.

I instantly warmed up to her. It is one of those things, some people take time to grow on you… with Joyce we clicked straight away. She probably has the same effect on most people with her high energy levels and incredible charisma shining through, the star quality with the empathy of a very human touch. And we both agreed that this is the start of a friendship…

Joyce was born in New York City and grew up in El Barrio in Manhattan also known as Spanish Harlem. She began life in Europe as a runway model in Paris but her love of soul, jazz and blues led her to Milan to pursue a career…

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Pink sky at night sailor’s delight …. Arabella makes Vegetarian Spanish Tortilla

#AFN2014 says ` Good Food Everyday ‘ #chefs-tips – #GFE

Lea Hogg


I hope these beautiful pink skies tonight mean a much awaited-for sunny day for Carnival Parade tomorrow. We had a couple of rainy colder days.

For supper today, Arabella makes us all her wonderful Spanish Tortilla, a thick one cooked in lots of olive oil with chunky soft potatoes, and it will be delicious eaten cold the next day. I think this must be the most popular dish in Spain with tapas or cut up into small squares and served with drinks in most bars. You can clear out any left-overs in your fridge, chop and add them in. I am including Ari’s photo recipe with the finished dish first and a recipe at the end of the post for those of you who prefer it. Use the quantities that suit you and take your fancy….

The cooked tortilla


After cooking it on the stove top, place it under the…

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