Day Out In London | New Year’s Day

  New Year’s Day was my daughter Melis’ 4th birthday so we decided to go into Central London for the day. So we got to the train station and boarded the train and as you can imagine Melis was very…

Scrambled Egg, Chorizo & Halloumi Lunch

This recipe is a great filling lunch for one, full of good fats and protein, perfect for a post-work out meal. I will be honest; this concoction came together by pure fluke with left over ingredients left in the fridge…

Our Visit To Santa

This year I decided to book the kids to see Santa at our local garden centre, Ruxley Manor. This will be Melis’ fourth Christmas and Luca’s second, although he was only 10 days old for his first Christmas, this year…

My First Trip To Wembley!

It may not seem like much but this post is about a Bucket List goal achieved as I have always wanted to go to Wembley to watch a football match. I’m not a massive die hard football fanatic but I…

Chicken & Mushroom Pie

Chicken and mushroom pie is my all time favourite pie but I have a confession, I have never had a traditional English Pie, Mash and Liquor.. it is on my list of things to do! But for the time being…

Homemade Vegetable Soup

Growing up I loved my Mother’s winter soups. Autumn/ Winter is my Mums favourite time of the year and it really reflected in her cooking as she would make completely different meals for me and my sisters. She would cook…

Kabakli Börek // Pumpkin Filled Pastries

Halloween may be over but it is still pumpkin season and if you love vegetables like butternut squash you will love some pumpkin in your winter dinners. Pumpkins can also be used in sweet dishes and this recipe is on…

Cypriot Slow-Roasted Chicken Thighs

I’ve mentioned before how much we love chicken in our house and this was the same growing up. My  Nene and Mum would always use chicken in all their cooking, whether it was chicken wings to create a broth for…

Banana & Pear Muffins

  We love fruit in our house, we have fruit snacks all the time. Melis is really into baking at the moment and she asked for some banana cakes, so we decided to make some muffins. We had so much…