Recipes

I am trying new recipes often and sometimes the end result is fabulous. I’ll share only the best recipes here


Pasta Carbonara with green vegetables and easy carbonara sauce
Do you still buy those Ready Made Pasta Carbonara Sauce Sachets and Jars from the Supermarket because you think such a sauce is tricky to make? I used to or I used to make a simple double cream a cheese sauce (no eggs) and say that’ll do. Not anymore. A […]

Easy Carbonara Sauce Recipe for Pasta


Cooking, kitchen, modern cuisine
Today’s guest blogger is a very thoughtful husband who found a brilliant way to encourage his wife’s passion for cooking. “Hello friends. I am cool out here and hope the same for you. Last week I was not doing good health wise and I was at home for about 4-5 […]

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saffron flower, purple with bright orange stigmas
Popularly known for its culinary aromatic uses, saffron is the most expensive spice in the world, because of the tedious and time consuming way of picking: the stigmas or threads of the saffron flower need to be gently plucked away, piled and dried. Despite the high price per gram, there are […]

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whole strawberry preserve topping for cheesecake
Some weeks ago I made some strawberry jam and syrup. I didn’t chop or mash the strawberries for the jam because I like them whole – so I shall call it strawberry preserve really. The jam or preserve makes a great topping for this cheesecake recipe and is very accessible: […]

3 Layer Biscuit Strawberry and Cheese Cake Recipe


Hot Strawberries simmering in sugar sauce
I know Strawberry Jam should be easy but, in my kitchen, it often fails to set. So this time I came up with a very crafty idea: perfectly set jam and delicious runny syrup in one long slow cooking session. Ingredients: 6 cups of  sugar, 12 cups strawberries, half a […]

2 in 1 Strawberry Syrup and Jam


hot cocoa drink instead of coffee
Sipping chocolate, a cold spicy drinkable cocoa concoction, was the favorite pass time of the  ingenious Mayans along with deciphering complicated astronomical systems and fending off conquistadors. When the  Spanish explorers brought chocolate back to Europe, they made it hot and so the hot chocolate  was highly enjoyed as a […]

How to Make the Best Drinking Cocoa Rich Hot Chocolate



a freshly baked bread, crusty and soft, no knead, recipe and image
This is a very simple recipe for the most delicious home made bread I ever made. No kneading, no hard work, just patience and delicious results. It’s the time, that does the kneading in this case. 12 to 18 hours will do the hard work and the result is so much […]

Overnight no knead Home Baked Bread


No Flour Double Rich Chocolate Cake
As I just finished my super delicious and scrumptious gluten free,  flour free) chocolate and cocoa nibs cake I made earlier today and I’ve got nothing else more exciting to share with you at this moment, I shall share the recipe. Ingredients:  6  squares (6 ounces) coarsely chopped dark chocolate […]

Flour Free Cocoa Rich Chocolate Nibs Cake Recipe


Glace Cherry in a Pineapple Upsidedown cake
  As I couldn’t decide between the pretty but slightly bland tasting upside down pineapple cake and the zesty, slightly sour lemon cake I went for the two: in one.  It came out fluffy, moist and  delicious so  here I am sharing it with you in my  first ever blog post about […]

Pineapple upside down lemon cake with a cherry on top



image, apricot, almonds and peach desert crumble served with vanilla icecream on top
This is a very versatile and easy to put together desert recipe that will have all your guests or family members begging for second servings. Ingredients:  For the fruity layer: handful of dried apricots, 8 ripe and juicy peaches sprinkled with sugar; small handful of muesli and crushed almonds For the crumble mixture: […]

Home Made Fruit Crumble Desert Recipe


    Bacon and cheesy indeed. These puff pastry triangles are so easy and fast to make, I don’t even know why I bother writing the recipe, maybe because sometimes we need reminding that the best things in life are easy and requires very little work. And because my children […]

Easy Recipe for Kids Puff Pastry with Cheese and Bacon


Quiche Lorraine fast and easy recipe
How summer weather calls for summer recipes, foods that can also be eaten cold the next day. Today I’ve made a Quiche Lorraine or, to put it in plain English, a flan with bacon, onion and cheese. It was delicious straight out of the oven and very yummy straight out […]

Home made Quiche Lorraine or Flan Recipe



cocoa nibs image
  Snacking on Cocoa Nibs improves your mood, increases your energy, lowers your appetite for fatty unhealthy foods – to list just a few health benefits.  What are cocoa nibs? Cacao nibs or cocoa nibs are perfectly roasted cocoa beans separated from their husks and broken into small pieces. Cocoa […]

The Health Benefits of Cocoa Nibs


Perfectly risen and fluffy french butter croissants recipe the easy way in the breadmaker
Up until recently, when I craved home made french croissants, I simply bought a box of ready made ones and heated them in the oven for 5 minutes or I used to buy puff pastry from the supermarket, cut it in triangles, roll it and bake it. But somehow those […]

Home Made French Butter Croissants in The Bread Making Machine


delicious chocolate cake using green tea powder for its antioxidant and slimming effects
I love chocolate, the darker the better, and anyone who browses through my blog can see I include it in my diet as much as I can. I am a healthy eating enthusiast as well and I keep coming across articles and research results that point to green tea as […]

Healthy Chocolate Green Tea Cake