I am Fat and I cook

  My name is Marten I owned and ran a small Diner in Gosport Hampshire. I specialize in Cooking Mexican, Caribbean and Belize food  with a large range of Pulled Pork dishes. I Loved trying out new recipes on my customers. I have now retired to Belize and to fill my days I keep my […]

Jamaican Patties

You probably have tasted Jamaican Patties if not why not? They are a tasty snack to eat on the go or pop into your lunch box. This recipe is the one developed over the years at my Cafe in Gosport UK. My customers loved them and were always wanting the recipe, well here it is. […]

Cinnamon Muffins

 Cinnamon Muffins light and tasty and really easy to make. Ingredients:- 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 4 tsp baking powder 2 tablespoons cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp salt  1 cup milk 1/2 cup veg oil 2 eggs 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tsp cinnamon Method:- Turn on your oven and get the temperature up to 375F (200c). Put all […]

Easy Ginger Tray Cake

Just made this and it did taste good super easy to make, here’s how Ingredients:- 200 grms Flour All purpose 2 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda 200 Sugar 2 tablespoons Ginger Powder tsp Salt 60 mls Veg Oil 2 tablespoons Golden Syrup 1 large Egg beaten 240 ml Hot Water Pre Heat Oven to 190 degs. […]

Buttercream Icing

So you have made a cake but how to finish it, how about some nice Icing. Here is an easy Buttercream Icing for you to use. Ingredients:- Unsalted Butter 120g soft 2 tsp Vanilla Extract Icing Sugar 250g Evaporated Milk 2 tablespoons Method:- In a large mixing bowl beat the Butter with a hand blender or […]

Tasty Tacos

Real Tacos are not the hard shell jobbies eaten in the states and the UK, they are soft and unctuous just soo tasty and easy to make. Me and the Missus prefer a nice Pork Taco with a good bit of fat to enhance the taste. To prepare the Pork take 500grms belly Pork 1 […]

Victoria Sponge

Everyone love a Victoria Sponge, and its easy to make here’s how. Ingredients:- 250g marg 250g Caster Sugar 250g Self Raising Flour 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 4 Large Eggs 6 tbsp Raspberry or Strawberry Jam 25g Icing Sugar 250g Whipping Cream (optional) Method Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Grease and flour 2 x 9 […]

Rock Cakes

    Now I have retired from my Cafe I think its time I released my secret Rock Cake recipe. I used to sell massive amounts of these mostly before they had even got out of the oven, the smell would waft out of the door and the customers would come. This recipe will make […]


A bag of warm Panades with some zippy Onion Sauce is a great snack. In Belize these little treats are similar to Empanades. Fairly easy to make here is how. Ingredients:- Dough 1 lb Masa Harina (Tortilla Flour) 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1 Pint Chicken Stock Salt to taste 2 tablespoons Recado Powder .5 cup […]

Belizean style Stew Chicken

When ever I go to Belize I always make sure that I sample Stew Chicken its the national dish and very very tasty. Served with Rice and Beans some fried Plantain and Slaw blooming lovely. Served in every household all taste slightly different but all are delish so why not try some out.   Ingredients […]

Caribbean Style Mac n Cheese

Mac n Cheese Caribbean Style rich thick and creamy this is just so tasty. Easy to make just follow the instructions. Ingredients for 6 portions:- Dried Macaroni or any Pasta tube Cheese Sauce Mix 500 grms Grated Cheese Salt 1 tsp Large Tin Evaporated Milk 2 tablespoons Made English Mustard Chilli Flakes Onion Diced Tomato […]