How to swaddle a baby

Swaddling is probably the easiest thing to do but it can be so beneficial for mum and baby. Wrapping the baby tightly yet comfortably in his first weeks of life helps him to adjust to life outside the womb. Imagine being snuggled for nine months and suddenly everything has changed. By gently tucking in baby’s…

My favorite baby products

This article might be helpful to anyone who is preparing for a newborn, but doesn’t know where to start and what to shop. In the world of paid advertising is really hard to distinguish who gives you their honest opinion and who has been paid to praise certain products. My post is 100% based on…

How to make life easier with a newborn

It’s been an awful lot time since my last post here. In this duration I got pregnant with our second child and two months ago we welcomed our beautiful son Oliver. Loads of people are asking me whether is easier the second time around. And to be honest with you, the answer is- Yes it…

Fattet al Makdous

Fattet al Makdous is a Syrian layered dish that burst with flavours.  It is made five layers cook individually and assembled before serving. It is a bit time consuming and you will probably need 20 pans and pots to cook, but you can easily prepare most things hours before serving, warm each component and serve….

Why comparing children is wrong

I want to write about this for a very long time. In fact I think I have so much to say, that I will most certainly miss something. My daughter is now 2 years old and for the past 20 something months I have met with many different mums on very different occasions. I also…

West African peanut soup

This soup is ready in less than 30 minutes, it`s easy, delicious, plant based, gluten free and packed with goodness. What else you need to convince you 🙂 I give credit for the recipe to Cookie and Kate. I changed it just slightly to match with my personal preferences. I hope you give it a go…

Mekici 

Mekici (мекици, mekitsi) is traditional Bulgarian breakfast. The best description is deep fried dough. It’s very similar to the doughnuts, but less sweet and even a bit sour as it is made with yeast.  Mekici are traditionally served generously coated with icing sugar and accompanied by jams, white cheese and even as a substitute for…

One pot teriyaki chicken 

I love a good teriyaki recipe. To me this is a very hearty, yet super flavorful meal. It doesn’t really require too many ingredients or techniques, so give it a go.  Ingredients  500 g chicken breast thinly sliced into chunks  1 cup low sodium soy sauce  1/2 cup honey 1 big onion chopped into big…

Spicy chicken tacos with mango and coriander salsa 

This isn’t your traditional tacos recipe. There is no cheese, no sauce, no peppers. But there is spicy chicken breast with flavorful mango salsa. It’s so bright it reminds me of the beach and sour margaritas.  Ingredients:  1 pound chicken breast  1 tsp turmeric  1 tsp chilli flakes  1 tsp smoked paprika  1 tsp cumin …

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…