Category: Recipes

Churros Recipe | Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce and Cinnamon Sugar

Churros Recipe | Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce and Cinnamon Sugar

My Churros Recipe is as authentic as it gets and comes straight from my Mexican friend Marianna! We followed her authentic Churros recipe to the letter and it couldn’t have been easier. This churros recipe created piping hot elongated doughnuts that we served as part of…

Teriyaki Sauce Recipe – used on everything!

Teriyaki Sauce Recipe – used on everything!

This is a really easy Teriyaki Sauce recipe, there are a ton of other teriyaki recipes ranging from the most simplistic to others that must be cooked only during a full moon and while standing on one leg. The teriyaki sauce recipe I now use has evolved…

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry with Teriyaki Sauce | Beef Teriyaki

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry with Teriyaki Sauce | Beef Teriyaki

My Beef and Broccoli stir fry recipe is a family favourite especially when we want to use up some leftover roast beef! Tenderstem broccoli, thinly sliced beef, loads of garlic, a few mushrooms and a homemade teriyaki sauce – what more could you want for…

Chicken Livers Recipe – Fried Chicken Livers with Grand Marnier

Chicken Livers Recipe – Fried Chicken Livers with Grand Marnier

Chicken Livers Recipe – that’s right – fried chicken livers I love them pan fried, crispy and soft in the center.  If you’re a fan of chicken livers then you’ll love my pan-fried chicken livers recipe. If you’re not a fan of chicken livers; you’ll still…

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

My flatbread recipe no yeast is such an easy flatbread recipe! Ever wondered how to make flatbreads? Well, you’ve come to the right spot! Especially if you want to make super easy flatbreads without yeast. This is literally two ingredient flatbread. Flatbread recipes have been…

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

My asparagus and potato soup is made with the stalk of asparagus saving the spear end for something pretty. Using potatoes in the soup gives it a slight creaminess – a great gluten free soup recipe.  This asparagus potato soup is a gluten free soup recipe…

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

My lamb ribs recipe is a best kept secret – roasted lamb ribs are totally underused, packed with flavour, easy to cook and cheap (the lot in the photo cost me a fiver from my local butcher).  Combine Lamb Ribs with my Greek marinade for…

How to make Pasta – homemade pasta recipe

How to make Pasta – homemade pasta recipe

How to make pasta – homemade pasta is a wondrous thing and making your own pasta dough is as therapeutic as it is enjoyable to eat. Ever so easy yet transforms the most simplistic of pasta dishes into something to savour and cherish. This is my…

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…

Sesame Chili Salmon Stir Fry | Salmon Recipes

Sesame Chili Salmon Stir Fry | Salmon Recipes

My salmon stir fry is delicious and is cooked in under 5 minutes and packed with hot chili making it one of my favourite salmon recipes.

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…

Greek Halva Recipe | Greek Dessert which is also dairy free pudding!

Greek Halva Recipe | Greek Dessert which is also dairy free pudding!

My Greek Halva recipe is a traditional Greek dessert which also happens to be a dairy free pudding. I’ve slightly adapted my Greek Halva recipe which is a dairy free pudding, in this to include lots of crushed walnuts which I think adds a little…

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…

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 with Pomegranate Glaze

Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Pomegranate Glaze

My slow roasted pork belly recipe with pomegranate molasses glaze. 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 – there is a…

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…

Salmon Gravlax Recipe – How To Cure Salmon At Home

Salmon Gravlax Recipe – How To Cure Salmon At Home

My salmon gravlax recipe (also known as Salmon Gravadlax) is a delicious, succulent and seriously crowd pleasing recipe that is a perfect for any festive season. My Salmon gravlax recipe is a real convivial centrepiece that takes pride of place on the table and keeps guests coming back for…

Yellow Split Pea Recipe – Fava Recipe (a Greek dip)

Yellow Split Pea Recipe – Fava Recipe (a Greek dip)

My yellow split pea recipe is known by the Greeks as Fava; a type of hummus made with yellow split peas and pureed into a thick delectable dip.  Yellow split pea recipes are found the world over from the Indian dhal to British soups; this…

Watermelon Feta Salad Bowl – amaze your friends! | Greek Recipes

Watermelon Feta Salad Bowl – amaze your friends! | Greek Recipes

Watermelon Feta Salad served in the watermelon – a watermelon bowl if you like! Using the watermelon as the serving bowl makes this one of my favourite Greek salad recipes (mainly ’cause I have less to wash up at the end!). My watermelon feta salad…

Smores recipe – Smores!! What the..??

Smores recipe – Smores!! What the..??

Smores recipe – so, you want to know how to make smores? OK, but first things first – what the hell is a Smore? Before I give out my smores recipe let me set the scene for anyone reading this smores recipe that doesn’t reside in…

Greek Orzo Recipe (Kritharaki) – Orzo Paella with Seafood

Greek Orzo Recipe (Kritharaki) – Orzo Paella with Seafood

This is my Orzo Paella recipe with seafood inspired by a traditional Greek Orzo recipe called kritharaki. This Greek orzo recipe originates from a humble Cypriot dish called ‘Kritharaki’ but I’ve added a few extras to create something new and utterly mouthwatering; an orzo paella (with a…

Uncle Mikes Homemade Sugar Cane Drink| Jaggery Recipes

Uncle Mikes Homemade Sugar Cane Drink| Jaggery Recipes

A jaggery recipe; this gorgeous refreshing sugar cane drink reminds me of making my own sugarcane drink in a little village in Bolivia on the edge of the Amazon. My uncle Mikes version from a house in North London might not have the view but tastes just…

Tomato Salad Recipe with Grilled Halloumi – Rainbow Salad

Tomato Salad Recipe with Grilled Halloumi – Rainbow Salad

This beautiful tomato salad recipe is what I call Rainbow Salad due to the different colour tomatoes used. A summery combination of grilled Halloumi, mixed tomatoes, pomegranate seeds.. beautiful! My tomato salad recipe genuinely looks as delicious as it tastes and warrants the nickname of a…

How to make Jerk Chicken | Jerk Chicken Recipe

How to make Jerk Chicken | Jerk Chicken Recipe

This is my easy to follow Jerk Chicken Recipe – showing you exactly how to make Jerk Chicken. There is something about homemade jerk chicken that leaves a fiery tingle on your lips and enough Jamaican flavour to keep you coming back for more! If…

Fried Chicken Wings Recipe – watch my video to make crispy fried chicken wings

Fried Chicken Wings Recipe – watch my video to make crispy fried chicken wings

Fried chicken wings recipe. These crunchy little rascals of crispy chicken wings are utterly moreish and the definition of a guilty indulgence.  What can I say about my fried chicken wings recipe? Honestly, I can’t tell you how satisfying a bowl of these crispy chicken wings are –…

Chocolate Truffle Recipe – Chocolate Orange Truffles

Chocolate Truffle Recipe – Chocolate Orange Truffles

Chocolate Truffle Recipe always sounds so decadent, yet my chocolate truffle recipe with a hit of orange is surprisingly easy to make and comes with deep rich flavours that pack a punch! Indulgent dark chocolate truffle recipe with a kick of orange zest, a dash…

How to smoke salmon | Vanilla Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

How to smoke salmon | Vanilla Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

How to smoke salmon couldn’t be easier. My Vanilla hot smoked salmon recipe is a delicious way to cook salmon; vanilla hot smoked salmon. In this recipe post I’ll show you how to smoke salmon – at home, with no special equipment required! This is…

Grilled Leeks with Lemon and Olive Oil | Charred Leeks – How To Cook Leeks

Grilled Leeks with Lemon and Olive Oil | Charred Leeks – How To Cook Leeks

Grilled Leeks are exactly how to cook leeks – they have an amazing flavour and texture and it’s incredibly easy to make grilled leeks. Grilled leeks is how to cook leeks in my book! Cooked under a hot grill or on a BBQ until they are totally charred…

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe | Pasta Carbonara | Carbonara Sauce

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe | Pasta Carbonara | Carbonara Sauce

This Spaghetti Carbonara recipe is a wonderfully simple yet delicious pasta carbonara recipe. The origins of a carbonara sauce is a topic of debate and but pasta carbonara’s popularity is not. Spaghetti carbonara recipes vary dramatically, but I like to cook a pasta carbonara that is…

Salt Baked Fish | Salmon Recipes | Salt Dough Recipe

Salt Baked Fish | Salmon Recipes | Salt Dough Recipe

Salt baked fish cooked via a salt dough recipe is divine, it holds in all the moisture creating a deliciously succulent fish. I’ve done a lot of salmon recipes, but this particular salt baked salmon recipe is a total show stopper that adds a little…


Join TheoCooks

Subscribe and get new recipes and updates straight to your inbox

Almost done! Please click the activation link on the email we have just sent you. Thank you.

Something went wrong - please contact us to get you started!