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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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