• Tuna potato pasta

    My girls love pasta and tuna and all their combinations. So one day when I was watching Food Network I think I saw how this italian lady was boiling potatoes and pasta together and than combining them with tuna. My eldest saw a glimpse too and then she also asked: “Mummy can you cook that for us too?”. And of course I did. I love a challenge. I looked up the recipe but I didn’t have all the ingredients. I was missing the peas and the basil – the most important flavour one will say but I still made it. The girls and husband loved it though so I continue…

  • Scramble Eggs Recipe

    Scramble Eggs Recipe with a difference

        Scramble eggs is a recipe that everybody knows and loves especially in England. I discovered this dish one sunday morning when a bit hangover I went out for breakfast with my beloved husband at one of the many cafes in Hammersmith, London. The first time I thought: “why is everybody raving about them?there’s nothing special about it!”  But then as my husband and my girls love them I tried and tried several times to make the perfect scramble eggs. I had breakfast disasters and not so bad breakfasts but then as I was watching one of my cookery channels, a Gordon Ramsey programs started and he demonstrated how…

  • Pasta with chicken and broccoli

    These days is quite hard to include vegetables in my daughters diet. She suddenly became a bit fussy when it comes to eating. But she loves pasta so a couple of days ago I came up with this recipe:   Ingredients: – brown pasta boiled aldente- I used about 200 gr. of spiral one but you can use whichever pasta you like and enough for your family; – chicken breast cut in small pieces and cooked in a frying pan a I cooked until golden; -1 piece broccoli boiled and cut in small prices; – ham cut I small pieces as well; – cream cheese  – I used Sainsbury’s own…

  • Scovergi – Another Romanian Recipe

    Scovergi. I’ve been thinking at how to translate the name but I just don’t think there is a word to describe them in English. It’s like an appetiser maybe? My grandmother used to make them as a treat on a Sunday afternoon usually. Served warm with jam they are really yummy. Ingredients for about 10 scovergi: • 500 g flour • 15 g fresh yeast (or 1 pack dry yeast) • 300 ml water • 1 teaspoon salt • ½ teaspoon sugar Preparation: Mixing all these ingredients will give you a bread like dough. So mix the flour,yeast,water,sugar and salt until all mixed and the dough stops being sticky on…

  • Meatballs my way

    Recently my daughter start refusing eating vegetables! I guess this is a toddler thing and just a phase but in the meantime I need to think of ways to give my daughter some vegetables. This is why I decided to make these meatballs on Sunday! My daughter loves meatballs so they were a success. Ingredients: – 150 gr. of mince beef; – 1 small courgette; – 1 carrot; – 1 small onion; – 2 cloves of garlic; – salt and pepper; – a bunch of parsley Put all the ingredients besides the mince in a mixer and pulse until smooth. At the end put the vegetable mixture on top of…

  • Eggy bread recipe

    One of my favourite breakfast when I was a child was “Eggy bread”. My grandmother use to make a lot if it! I remember the plates having mountains of it on! Maybe they look as big because I was little? LOL Here’s the recipe: Take two eggs and beat them with a fork in a big enough bowl. Add 100 ml of milk and best again until all mixed. On the hob warm the frying pan with a bit of oil in it. Dip in the bread in the mixture of milk and egg and when the bread is very wet and the frying pan is hot add the bread.…