Food

Sweet Potato Crisps

I always loved home-made food and so I experiment a lot with cakes, main courses but also snacks. This week I have tried making my own crisps from sweet potatoes and, oh man, they were delicious! Here is how to do make them.

You will need:

Sweet potatoes

Olive oil

Salt

Pepper

 

What to do:

Preheat your...Read More »


Herbal Tea Mixes

I have always loved drinking teas in this cold country but recently I got into mixing my own herbal teas. I know it can feel frustrating to find a good mix that tastes good so I decided I would give you two of my favourites. Feel free to make as...Read More »


Sulance (Potato Dumplings?) With Nuts

Today I share a recipe for one of the traditional Slovak meals: Šúľance (a.k.a. potato dumplings shaped like worms). I love them and they are easy to make!

 

You will need:

250 grams potatoes

75 grams plain flour (or as needed)

Salt

Butter

Ground nuts or poppy

Powdered sugar

 

What to do:

Cook the potatoes (properly, they need to...Read More »


Oat Cookies With Chocolate And Nuts

I believe I have not done a recipe post for a while and I recently found out how amazing oat cookies are! So here is my recipe for oat cookies with chocolate and almonds.

 

You will need:

1 cup softened unsalted butter

1 cup caster sugar

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2...Read More »


Coffee recipes

Have you ever wanted a bit of change when you drank your daily dose of coffee? Maybe something sweeter or with a bit of taste. Here are 4 ingredients that I use to change the taste of my coffee.

Cinnamon

One of the best spices you can throw in your coffee –...Read More »


Christmas Drinks

Hello friends,

today I bring you three recipes for the best Christmas drinks. You can prepare these if you are having a party or just for yourself on a cold winter day. Enjoy!

Hot chocolate

The traditional non-alcoholic drink of those cold winter times – hot chocolate. Now I have done a...Read More »


Banana Flapjack

Today I bring you a recipe for banana flapjack. It is super easy and it is perfect as a snack.

 

You will need:

3 mashed bananas

50 grams melted butter

50 grams honey or golden syrup

1 teaspoon cinnamon

250 grams oats

60 grams additional bits (seeds, raisins, etc.)

 

What to do:

Preheat the oven to 200°C and grease...Read More »


Halloween Goodies, No Baking

Oh, it is that time of the year again when streets will be full of monsters, witches and superheroes. To bring on the atmosphere or maybe if one is having a flat party, decorations, baking and all the Halloween-y goodies are a must! So here are my sweets for the...Read More »


Baking cupcakes

Sometimes I am in a mood when all I want to do is bake all day. I have recently had a day like that and decided to bake cookes (recipe here) and 2 sets of cupcakes – vanilla and chocolate. I was super pround of them and thought I...Read More »


Meringues (Snow kisses)

I bet you all know those situations when you have just finished baking the best cake in the world but, annoyingly, you have some egg whites left. Some just throw them away or use combined with the whole egg, but I have a better idea. Let´s make meringues!

 

You will need:

4...Read More »


Bunt cake

Another recipe from the easy to do bunch. Not only does it take very little time, you can also adjust the taste according to your preferences. Add chocolate, sweets or fruit and the beautiful bunt cake is ready to be eaten.

 

You will need:

4 eggs

1 dcl oil

1 dcl warm water

250 grams...Read More »


Cranachan|Scotland

When you travel you often get to try new foods. Sometimes, you fall in love with them and want to learn how to make them. While being in Edinburgh I came across their dessert which tastes amazing and is very simple to make. Here we go.

 

You will need:

500 ml double...Read More »


Halloumi|Cyprus

From time to time it happens that I fall in love with some kind of food on my travels. When I was in Cyprus I discovered this amazing cheese – Halloumi. Good news, it is sold in the UK and some other states as well, so I can have a...Read More »


Chocolate chip cookies

I love cookies! I am like the Cookie Monster, always have to have one. And they taste even better if they are homemade. Here is my recipe for chocolate chip cookies, however, feel free to adjust this to suit you. Add less chocolate, throw in some nuts, maybe marshmallows? Unleash...Read More »


Banana bread

 

Every now and then I feel this urge to bake something. I have a few of go-to recipes that are relatively quick and easy, including recipe for banana bread. I love making it and it tastes delicious on its own. If you are feeling a bit adventurous you could combine...Read More »