Category: Recipes

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade ravioli is made with homemade pasta and stuffed with Greek cheese; Raviolies. These delicious morsels of homemade ravioli stuffed with the sunshine of Cyprus; Halloumi cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, rocket and olives. Known as raviolies. Check out my other pasta recipes here. Did you know the […]

Chexican Chicken Stir fry |Ever heard of Chexican food?

Chexican Chicken Stir fry |Ever heard of Chexican food?

Chexican food is the fusion of Mexican and Chinese cuisine and this stir fry recipe seriously hits the tastebud spot. Hot, sticky, smokey, crispy – what’s not to like?! This is my first Chexican recipe. Chexican food; the sweet and sharp of Chinese food combined with […]

Asian Fish Soup | Salmon Soup Recipe with Lemongrass and Ginger

Asian Fish Soup | Salmon Soup Recipe with Lemongrass and Ginger

Asian fish soup made with lemongrass and ginger to create a warming salmon soup recipe. Let yourself be seduced by this heady, deep flavoured Asian fish soup. Surprisingly quick, über healthy and oh-so-satisfying to curl up around and slurp… The fragrance of lemongrass and ginger […]

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking corn on the cob is one of life’s pleasures – especially when cooked straight on a fire. Cooking corn on the cob straight on the coals is just perfect. There is something prehistoric about cooking corn on the cob in their husks straight on […]

Make Parmesan Baskets | Parmesan Cheese Recipes

Make Parmesan Baskets | Parmesan Cheese Recipes

These delicious pretty little Parmesan baskets are a wonderful addition to your Parmesan cheese recipes. My Parmesan baskets are the perfect serving dish for a spaghetti carbonara (as I demo’d at the Harpenden Food Festival) and can be made in advance. See my recipe video on how to […]

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri is a traditional Cypriot recipe. Pourgouri is a delicious accompaniment made from bulgur wheat and vermicelli noodles which is full flavoured, easy to make and goes with just about everything! Pourgouri is a Bulgur wheat recipe. Bulgur Wheat Recipes have been around for literally thousands of […]

Fancy a quicky? :) Chilli Salmon Salad Recipe

Fancy a quicky? :) Chilli Salmon Salad Recipe

A delicious salmon salad recipe done in under 5 minutes. Succulent salmon, fiery hot chilli flakes, fresh spinach, warm sesame dressing – BOOM! What more can you ask for? Don’t answer that…  I stumbled across this salmon salad recipe as an accident when I fancied something to set the […]

Thai Beef Salad | Summer of Love Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Thai Beef Salad | Summer of Love Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Thai Beef Salad – there are some salads you eat that you literally feel your body thanking you for. That’s exactly how I feel when I’m diving into a bowl of my Thai Beef Salad. Crunchy, fresh, zesty, nostalgic flavours of Thailand and Vietnam this is the […]

Karidopita – Greek Walnut Cake – the best walnut cake recipe ever..!

Karidopita – Greek Walnut Cake – the best walnut cake recipe ever..!

Karidopita is the ultimate Greek Walnut Cake, once you’ve tried it you’ll never want another walnut cake recipe again. Karidopita or Karithdopita is a seriously indulgent Greek walnut cake recipe made with cognac, a hint of spice and breadcrumbs which create an uber moist and sexy eating experience 🙂 […]

Greek Sausage Cassoulet | Loukaniko Greek Sausage

Greek Sausage Cassoulet | Loukaniko Greek Sausage

My sausage cassoulet may have it’s origins in France but is firmly being invaded by the Greeks. The main ingredient is Loukaniko – a delicious Greek sausage [insert smutty joke here]. A sausage cassoulet is a really cheap but tasty way of feeding the family and using […]

Avgolemono Soup | Greek Chicken Soup Recipe

Avgolemono Soup | Greek Chicken Soup Recipe

Avgolemono Soup is the ultimate Greek Chicken Soup recipe, every mum and yiayia has their version and every Greek has been brought up eating a steaming bowl of Avgolemono (or Avgolemoni). Avgolemono soup – ‘Avgo’ means egg and ‘lemono’, means, well, lemon and when those two […]

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Don’t even think about not trying this pork crackling recipe! Tiny morsels of salty, crunchy pig skin. That’s right pig skin that turns into the most deliciously moreish pork crackling.  Incredibly easy, there always seems to be some mystery around a pork crackling recipe but this one […]

Carrot and Cumin Soup | Carrot Soup Recipe

Carrot and Cumin Soup | Carrot Soup Recipe

This isn’t just another carrot soup recipe this is a carrot and cumin soup recipe with a crunchy topping! A warm and hearty carrot and cumin soup packed with flavour topped with a dollop of Greek yogurt and a delicious burnt carrot and cumin seed […]

Twice Cooked Chips with Rosemary Salt| Bad Boy Chunky Chips

Twice Cooked Chips with Rosemary Salt| Bad Boy Chunky Chips

Twice cooked chips with rosemary salt? Why not thrice cooked chips? Well, twice is enough I reckon, especially when you’re cooking at home. There is something very satisfying about a large bowl of chunky chips, especially with a dusting of rosemary salt, I always serve these […]

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe | Antique Spiced Brownies

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe | Antique Spiced Brownies

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe. Funny little buggers really, gooey, rich, indulgent – they’ve taken over the world one expanding waist-line inch at a time.. I was invited to bake some chocolate brownies for The Sick Children’s Trust to help raise money and wanted to do something a little different […]

Crispy Skin Salmon | How to get crispy salmon skin

Crispy Skin Salmon | How to get crispy salmon skin

Crispy Skin Salmon – salmon crackling if you like. Quite simply – I love this. Crispy skin salmon crackling is delicious, spiky, crunchy morsels of fish love! Check out my video recipes on cooking salmon skin below! Crispy skin salmon – I’ve broken this post into […]

Feijoada | Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe (Brazilian Recipes)

Feijoada | Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe (Brazilian Recipes)

Feijoada, the Brazilian black bean stew is a deliciously dark and seductive black bean stew; it is the enigma that is Feijoada. I ate a ton of this stuff while kicking around Brazil for a couple of months and once you’ve had Feijoada it you […]

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe – how to make an olive tapenade. My sultry green and black olive tapenade recipe is easy peasy to make and incredibly versatile. At it’s heart a my olive tapenade recipe, a green and black olive tapenade to be exact! It’s one […]

Halva Recipe | Traditional Greek Dessert and dairy free…

Halva Recipe | Traditional Greek Dessert and dairy free…

My halva recipe is a traditional Greek dessert. Sweet, sticky and dairy free! Super easy to make and a delicious sweet bite that’s great to have around the house (if it lasts long enough)! I’ve slightly adapted my Halva recipe to include lots of crushed […]

Deep Fried Ice Cream Easter Eggs!

Deep Fried Ice Cream Easter Eggs!

Deep fried ice cream – that’s right, I said deep fried ice cream! Looks like a boiled egg with soldiers but something is a little different… Deep fried ice cream is surprisingly easy to make, you just need to prepare them ahead of time so they can […]

Beef Stifado – Greek Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stifado – Greek Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stifado is one of the most famous Greek Cypriot recipes. There is nothing like a steaming bowl of Beef stifado to warm the soul. A true taste of Cyprus in a bowl.. Beef Stifado is famous the world over for it’s fragrant and unique flavours, […]

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Let your inner caveman loose and indulge in this ridiculously simple but oh so indulgent bone marrow recipe (can I even call it a recipe?).  Roasted Bone Marrow Recipe with Gratin, the gratin is what makes this dish, it gives the crunch that is needed. Perfect […]

Leftovers Soup – with secret ingredient… | leftovers recipes

Leftovers Soup – with secret ingredient… | leftovers recipes

My leftover soup recipe (as featured in Cibare Magazine) has a secret ingredient that changes this from leftover soup.. to LEFTOVER SOUP?! WOOHOO!! Everyone loves leftovers soup and everyone has leftovers. Leftover chicken recipes, leftover turkey recipes, leftover leftovers recipes! Especially around the festive season […]

Rizogalo – Greek Rice Pudding with Pistachio Nuts| Easy Rice Pudding

Rizogalo – Greek Rice Pudding with Pistachio Nuts| Easy Rice Pudding

Rizogalo, the delicious Greek rice pudding a totally easy rice pudding to make. Forget stodgy school dinners – join the easy rice pudding revolution with my Rizogalo recipe! Rizogalo is my favourite Greek rice pudding recipe, a traditional Greek and Middle Eastern dessert – Rizo galo […]

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini pancakes – these are my brand new Greek inspired zucchini pancakes recipe with feta, otherwise known as courgette and feta pancakes! My zucchini pancakes are great if you fancy a savoury pancakes and perfect for brunch (or dinner on Pancake day)! Zucchini pancakes are […]

Slow Roasted Pork Belly – crispy pork belly and crackling everytime

Slow Roasted Pork Belly – crispy pork belly and crackling everytime

My slow roasted pork belly recipe is perfect for crispy pork belly and crackling.  Watch my video recipes below to see how I make the best and easiest slow roasted pork belly that guarantees crispy pork belly and lovely crackling. A point on cooking pork […]

Fried Calamari Recipe – also known as Salt and Pepper Squid

Fried Calamari Recipe – also known as Salt and Pepper Squid

Fried Calamari recipe or Salt and Pepper Squid is the ultimate fried calamari recipe; crispy, fiery exterior and soft tender center..  Fried calamari tends to conjure images of Greek islands and scoffing platefuls with nothing more than a squeeze of lemon and the sound of […]

Microwave Salmon – 3 minute Provence Peas & Salmon in the Microwave!

Microwave Salmon – 3 minute Provence Peas & Salmon in the Microwave!

I love this microwave salmon recipe. But can it be true? A healthy, delicious (and cheap) dish cooked in literally 3 minutes? Yes. Welcome to my microwave salmon recipe, one of my favourite kids recipes. Easy dinner recipe for Parents – this is the one […]


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