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Breakfast

Blueberry Banana Pancakes

 

 It’s berry season and there are blueberry offers* everywhere you look so let’s make some pancakes.The first time I tasted blueberries I was underwhelmed, all those years of seeing them on TV, I honestly thought they would be out of this world. Truth is blueberries are pretty plain when eaten […]

Dinner/Lunch

Falafels with Salsa

 

 The first time I made falafels my eldest daughter called them meatballs.They absolutely love eating them and always munch away even before I’m done making them.I’ve always been curious about falafels and how they taste. Strangely though, I have never ordered them at Zucchini. I always get the chicken shawarma.After […]

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Simple Tiramisu

 

 In no way am I claiming that this recipe is authentic, however it is the perfect dupe for some delicious tiramisu.For the month of August I’ve challenged myself to a Bakeathon. I plan on making a different dessert, pastry, cake etc on every weekday.I’m not one for rules and routines […]

Dinner/Lunch, Sandwich

Spicy Chicken Shawarma

 

 Change up your hosting game completely. These spicy chicken shawarmas are utterly delicious and perfect for a lazy Sunday lunch. All you need to do is marinate the chicken strips the night before and the rest is easy.For these shawarmas I used some boneless chicken breast cut in strips. The […]

Dinner/Lunch

Braised Beef Short Ribs

 

 The first time I made beef short ribs I failed miserably. I had failed to recognise that they are a tough cut of meat and require extra love to get the best of them. Since then, I have perfected the recipe and I can confidently say that this meal wows […]

Dinner/Lunch, Quick meals

Shakshouka

 

 Simply a one pot tomato based egg dish. My love for eggs has led me to discover and make different things. When I learnt of this dish, I just had to give it a try, in some places it’s called eggs in purgatory guess cause the eggs are contained in […]

Quick meals

Roasted Vegetables

 

 Quick fixes are a fave of mine especially when all that is needed is prepping of the ingredients. I have been loving roasted vegetables and I try to make them at least twice a week. Perfect over fried eggs, pasta or just about anything really.When roasting vegetables work with fresh […]