SWEETS | Honey cake – Medovik Tort – торт Медовик

My friend Natalia made this for me whilst we were at university and it was honestly the lightest sweetest cake. Our all nighters were made so much easier by our group efforts of baking. This is Natalia’s recipe, the song choice is mine. Prep time: 1 hour 30 min Cake: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup…

SWEETS | Lemon & Blueberry Bread

GOOD MORNING WORLD! Now, I’d like to talk about cereal. I like Kellogs cornflakes and bran flakes as much as the next girl. Cereal is good for digestion and can be eaten as part of a healthy balanced diet. But… … so can cake. And technically this is fruit bread, so should it count as…

SWEETS | White Chocolate, Cardamom and Orange Blondies

Cardamom is one of my favorite flavors ever, I just can’t get enough of it.  Cardamom ice cream is my favorite thing ever! Cardamom buns, and all sorts of cardamom-laced baked goods are a close second.  I don’t think I’ve ever had a cardamom treat(?!) I haven’t scoffed in second (except ice cream – Stripes…

BREAKFAST | Bubble and Squeak with a Poached Egg

Yummy yum yum! I am a huge breakfast fan even though in the week I often don’t have time for it. But when it comes to the weekend… (I’m pulling an evil villain face)  I didn’t used to be a fan of bubble and squeak – partly because I thought for some odd reason it…

Greek lamb filo pie with feta and oregano

When i was last in Greece, me and my clan were out for dinner when the kitchen in the restaurant we were at ran out of the dishes we had asked for. So the chef, came out to us and said – “I’ll make you something special” and he made us this… and boy was…

SWEETS | Fork Biscuits

Makes 16 Ingredients Butter – 100g Caster sugar – 50g Self raising flour – 150g Essential kit You will need two baking trays.   Instructions Preheat the oven to 180°C /fan 160°C/ gas 4. Lightly butter two baking trays. Measure the butter into a bowl and beat to soften. Gradually beat in the sugar and then…

Caramelized Cranberry & Brie Pull-Apart Bread

Okay. Some of you will say that it’s not the time of year for brie and cranberry and normally I would agree but with this I feel like it tastes so good you should have it all year round. And can we just, for a second revel in the deliciousness of these caramelized cranberries? Oh…

DINNER | Spanakopita Tart

I know “Well this is a new one!” I was feeling like i needed spinach and feta but couldn’t be bothered with filo so… ta dah! Spanakopita Tart. Because I’m used to living alone and therefore cooking for uno quite a lot of the time, i always have frozen spinach (i never get through a…

Pistachio Cake with Lemon, Cardamom, and Rose Water

I’m having a cardamom and cake kick, so thought i would try this recipe. The colours and smell and taste of this is amazing! Serves 10 to 12 (or hide it and keep it to yourself) Ingredients 8 ounces (2 sticks) butter, slightly softened 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon superfine sugar 3 eggs 1 cup finely…