December 19, 2014

 

Here is an other recipe using spinach.

 

Ingredients;

 

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

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November 10, 2014

Inspired by the Ottolenghi aubergine recipe yesterday I made this version of Turkish aubergine dish "Imam bayildi". Usually aubergines are fried however for this dish I have baked them in the oven.

 

Ingredients;

 

10 baby aubergines, peeled and halved lengthwise

3 medium o...

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 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...

July 16, 2014

This is our favorite pasta sauce recipe this summer. All you need is 2 cloves of garlic chopped, 1 chilli chopped, leaves from half a pack of basil, 3 tomatoes peeled and cubed. Olive oil and seasoning. Parsesan cheese and a few basil leaves to serve.

 

Heat the olive oi...

July 2, 2014

 

Weather has been exceptionally good this summer which means I get to have picnic lunches at work. This was my picnic lunch today.

 

Courgette fritters leftover from last night

Yogurt to dip the fritters

Sweetcorn

Cherry tomatoes 

Strawberries

 

Here is the recipe for the Cour...

May 5, 2014

 

 

Our new favorite is the beetroot feta salad.

 

It has 1/2 iceberg lettuce shredded or other salad leaves, half a pack anout 100 gr feta cheese crumbled, 3 spring onions chopped, chopped leaves from 2 mint twigs, 2 fairly big cooked beetroots cubed.

 

For the dressing you...

April 16, 2014

 

We had Yotam Ottolenghi's lentil, aubergine and bulgur pilaf this evening. Photo doesn't look very pretty but the taste was lovely and the aroma of the spices that filled the kitchen was sweet. Will definately cook again. 

 

I was worried about deep frying the aubergine...

October 25, 2013

 A quick recipe of my lunch, courgette and chilli pasta today.

 

You will need 4 medium cougettes, 3 garlic cloves, 2 chillies and a pack of pasta 500gr. 

Pack of creme fraiche about 150 ml pack.

Olive oil for frying the garlic and chillies. 

Parmesan for sprinkl...

August 11, 2013

We had a veggie dinner tonight. Green beans cooked Turkish way, green salan and a carrot meze salad was on the table.

 

Green beans are really easy to make. Sometimes I use frozen and sliced green beans then no need to clean or slice the beans either.

 

500 grams...

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