Sivas Katmeri

Being Bulgarian I was raised to love our cuisine.  One of the things I miss the most is the little bakeries located almost everywhere, offering traditional breakfast pastries. Sadly, we don`t have Bulgarian restaurant here in Dubai, but few years ago I discovered Turkish food. Little I knew of how similar these two are. In…

Pancakes with almond milk and apricot jam

Pancakes are every family favorite! In our house we tried so many varieties I can hardly remember. I think you can actually make pancakes with almost everything. I tried recipes with milk, water, pop and now with almond milk. This is currently my favorite! It`s great texture and mild almond flavor. What more do you…

Photogenic avocado on toast

There are probably only few things  in life more photogenic than avocado… Actually not! In the world of food blogging, avocado is a super star. It`s healthy, delicious, great eating raw and super photogenic. In fact so many people admire the avocado that they recently opened a whole restaurant serving only avocado recipes. So here…

Cornish pasty with leftover Christmas turkey

Happy Christmas to all! I hope you had an amazing time with your love ones. Christmas in our house was truly great. On 24th we celebrated with traditional Bulgarian dinner, and on 25th we had traditional British food. I do this for second year now and it works great for our family and guests. For…

Crepes Suzette

What a better way to return to your blog after months of absence! Since my last post from August my life changed beyond believe! Tom set a beautiful ring on my finger and we announced my pregnancy! Our little girl is on her way and we are so excited to welcome her on April next…

Banica – traditional Bulgarian pastry

This is a recipe that every single Bulgarian out there is in love with. Banica (pronounced – banitsa) is our traditional snack made of filo pastry filled with eggs and white cheese. This is perfect for breakfast, midday snack, substitute for bread or just perfect for any time and any occasion. Even though I love…

Pancakes with banana and salted caramel

The best part of the weekends is that I have enough time for cooking. My day usually starts very early so to wake up late at my days off is a real blessing. Weekend cooking has its charm. You are not in a rush, so you can have your breakfast at lunch time 🙂 Or…