September 29, 2014


This is a Turkish dish called "Zeytinyagli pirasa" which means "leeks with olive oil". I used to hate this dish and any leek dish when I was younger, but for some reason I now love leeks and this dish.  It is even better in UK as the leeks here are much smaller and ta...

September 26, 2014


Yesterday when I saw the healthy homemade granola parfait recipe on my twitter feed from Food52 I thought this would be a good way to get the best of the jar of coconut oil I have at home. I have never made granola at home before so this was a first. I had to impro...

September 23, 2014


Last nights dinner was grilled spicy mackerel with grilled tomato new potato salad.

We enjoyed it with a glass of raki followed by melon as our pudding.


This will feed 2 with left over salad for packed lunch.


You will need;


2 mackarel gutted and cleaned


Fish seasoning;


September 22, 2014

I am a fan of the design blog design*sponge  and one of my favorite on there is the "In the ktchen with:" posts. Last week it was Bacon cheddar muffin recipe from the Huckleberry cook book by Zoe Nathan. I made these muffins and listened to Zoe's advise on the blog and...

September 19, 2014

I came across Jack Monroe couple of months ago when I read this article. I loved her outlook of being yourself and after cheking her blog I was impressed by her story, personality and message.


Yesterday I tried her Cauliflower Pasanda recipe. I loved it but my husband...

September 15, 2014


We had our friend over for dinner and I had a chance to try two recipes from the new book of Yotam Ottolenghi "Plenty more".


I tried "Aubergine with black garlic" and "Tomato roasted lemon salad" from "Plenty more". Both were delicious dishes to share as starte...

September 4, 2014



I crave sweet things mostly in the afternoons. Here is what I had on Monday afternoon as a sugarfree snack in the office.


2 slices of oatcakes with spread of sugarfree peanut butter and apple slices. 


September 4, 2014


I have taken on the #sugarfreeseptember challange and today is my 4th day. I am hoping that it will not be hard for me as I have given up sugar for couple of months in the past year, however that was just by stopping eating desserts or sweets.


I didn't realize how...

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