I haven’t been anywhere (like a lot of people) for ages, so feeling the need to get away I decided to go to Trieste Italy for a long weekend. Its about 1.5 hrs bus ride away. This was my first … Continue reading Weekend escape to Trieste
On Sunday, I woke feeling better than I had in days, I had been wanting to bake Passionfruit Melting Moments for awhile, the taste of summer is Passionfruit to me. So that’s what I did, I got up and baked. … Continue reading A day of cooking
The from 12th June to 21st June was Spring Restaurant week in Slovenia. This is normally held earlier in spring but due to lock-down it was moved to the end of spring this year. I saw it as the perfect … Continue reading Restaurant Week Slovenia
A friend of mine started in April, the Quarantine cooking games, where you get 5 items each week and you get to choose what to make. This weeks ingredients – Lemon, Chicken, White Wine, Corn and Icecream. The first thing … Continue reading Basil and Grana Padano Icecream
After self isolating for the past 2 weeks, I have been working through my supplies of bread, milk, eggs, meat and vegetables. This morning the bread I thought I had for breakfast was stale. So what am I to do? … Continue reading Orange, Cranberry and Walnut Bread
A few years ago when visiting friends in South Carolina I was introduced to Red Beans and rice as a easy dinner, well it was the way the person did it. It was delicious. Having looked at recipes since, it … Continue reading Red Beans and Rice
I have always loved Christmas, and it grows with each year. Unlike some who dont get the feeling, I realised a long time ago that you have to actively participate to find the Christmas Spirit. I work to have it. … Continue reading It’s Christmas Time – my favourite time of the year.
I love Roast chicken and its pretty easy to do a bit of prep and then cook for awhile and Voila a home cooked master piece. Not sure why so many people shy away from cooking a roast dinner when … Continue reading Roast Chicken dinner
Martinovanje 2019 aka St Martins day is on 11th November and it is when the wine is blessed and according to legend turns from water into wine. There are celebrations all over Slovenia. I chose to go to the Wine … Continue reading Martinovanje 2019
For me Autumn is the start of soup season, and I love homemade soup. In the past 2 weeks I have made three different batches of soup. My first soup of the season is my favourite, Pumpkin Soup. Then last … Continue reading Autumn is Soup time.
When I travel I try to eat location specific food, by that I mean local cuisine with local ingredients. I recently went to the seaside town of Koper in Slovenia. I indulged in …seafood, however did you guess. Now Koper … Continue reading Seafood and lots of it.
I lived for 5 years in United Arab Emirates, and fell in love with the food, people and the desert. Anyway one of my favorite drinks was lemon and mint, with lots of ice its very refreshing. I was reminiscing … Continue reading Mediterranean or Arabic Lemon Mint drink