December 29, 2014

We had our family visiting us for Christmas this year. As our visitors are living in France we had two Christmas dinners this year. This one is the French one and was on Chritsmas eve. As we had the Turkey for Christmas dinner I decided to go with venison for Christma...

December 19, 2014


Here is an other recipe using spinach.




For the Pastry

280gr plain white flour

140gr cold butter, cubed

8 tablespoon cold water


For the filling

250gr baby leave spinach, chopped

150ml skimmed milk

2 eggs

200 gr feta cheese, crumbled


November 24, 2014


These lovely chocolate coconut cake douhnuts have taken our love of coconut to an other level.

They went down a treat on a cold Sunday afternoon spent at home, decluttering.


They are lovely, light, moist and easy to make. I haven't put much sugar in the icing...

October 21, 2014

Last night I had a go at gluten free baking. I am happy to say that my first attempt was succesful and delicious.


Here is the recipe;



400 gr gluten free plain white flour (I used Doves Farm)

50 gr butter, cold and cut into small cubes

100ml vegetable oil / oli...

October 19, 2014

I made this apple and orange crumble tart to take to our firends. Recipe is by Dan Lepard and from goodfood australia website, link here.


Even  though I could not really make the crumble at top and didn't have any pine nuts for the topping it was still delicious....

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...

August 31, 2014



Pogacha is a type of Turkish bread roll best eaten at breakfast or as a snack anytime of the day accopmpanied by Turkish tea in a tulip shaped glass.


It can be made with yeast or without yeast. I usually make the one that doesn't have yeast in it for Sunday breakfast...

April 20, 2014


This plait is bread the one thing that comes to my mind when I think about Easter's in Turkey. This is called "Paskalya çöreği" in Turkish which means "Easter bread". It is actually available all year around and can be found in most of the bakeries. It has been one of...

December 8, 2013


I love a piece of fresh baked corn bread at breakfast or at lunch with soup.



125 gr organic cornmeal

125 gr plain flour

5 spring onions chopped

Optipnal 1-2 chillies deseeded and chopped (leave chilles out if you don't like spicy)

150 ml sour cream

2 eggs

125 ml...

December 2, 2013


I stumbled across this recipe last week and I was curious to see how will mint and tyme go in a sweet cookie.


I tried and and the result was delicious cookie which leaves a very pleasant fresh after taste in your mouth.


My 6 year old daughter loved it as wel...

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