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….

Chicken tikka with coriander rice and mint chutney

Last night I thought I was well prepared for dinner as I marinated my meat and chopped my veggies before going to the pool. I came back and when started cooking I found out we have no gas. Thanks to Tom and his huge camping equipment we saved our dinner. I cooked my rice on…

Easter brioche 2

This is my third year in a roll to make my traditional Easter brioche or Kozunak in Bulgarian. At home they say only the one with master chef skills can make it, so I am very proud with myself. This is a recipe from my mum and she has it from her mum, so it`s…

Blueberry hot cross buns

I hope you all had an amazing Easter with your families and loved ones. To me Easter is like small Christmas and I love everything traditional on this day. This year I tried for the first time to make Hot cross buns, and I was very happy with the result, so was my daughter 🙂…

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…

Focaccia with rosemary, sea salt and yellow cherry tomatoes

Dear Oven, I missed you! I ate stir fries for too long now! I am so happy that you return back into my life. Nothing was the same without you. Please don`t break never ever again! Sincerely yours, Hungry foodie Ingredients: – 500 g white flour – 2 tbsp dry yeast – 200 ml warm…

Breaded sesame fish with sweet and sour spicy noodles

Buying groceries sometimes can turn into a madness. I often end up having all kind of meat and veggies in the fridge sitting there and patiently waiting for the right time and recipe. This was the case with a very nice fish fillet. Boneless and skinless ready to cook. I made a very quick batter,…

Delicious bites with cottage cheese, dried figs and fresh thyme

As you can see I spent a weekend spoiling myself with different bites between watching movies and chilling at home. I don`t even think I need to write a recipe here. Simply spread the cheese on a toast and decorate with some dried figs and fresh thyme. Feel free to use any other cheese that…

Tomato salad with bread, fresh basil and pomegranate dressing

The traditional Italian tomato salad with bread, also know as Panzanella could be described with one word only- mouthwatering. Imagine the taste of delicious and juicy tomatoes, the sweet taste of red onion, the freshness of fresh picked basil all this tossed with the exotic taste of pomegranate sauce in which your bread will soak…

Chutney

In order to make this dish, I would say that I have read hundreds of recipes. I wanted to get the idea of how chutney really taste. When I first tried chutney in one Indian restaurant I have to admit that I was not impressed. It was too bitter and sour for me. The next…