Ramadan Pidesi ( Turkish flat bread) No knead!!

Delicious simple soft bread traditionally baked during the month of Ramadan In Turkey. It has soft crust and chewy interior goes well with bowl of soup or meat.  My mother in law makes a fantastic version of this! INGREDIENTS 250 g of strong flour 7 g sachet fast-action dried yeast 200 ml of luke warm […]

Welcoming our 3rd little miracle 👶🏼 (**Caution** truthful and raw insight into my labour.) please do not read if you’re over nervous for the birth.

Well after 9 months of morning sickness (happened anytime of the day) I was literally sick, every single day multiple times 😢😢. The last 4 weeks of pregnancy I was in slow labour and having full on painful contractions but very irregular and not quite long enough in time. The consultants working with me, decided […]

My own twist on one pot Turkish Köfte (meatballs) with Rice in a beautiful Tomato sauce and topped with melted Mozzarella.

Back when me and Cen were dating (nearly 10 years ago 😮) he used to take me to a fabulous little place to eat that was the cheapest priced in the town but served the most amazingly beautiful food!! Saray was the name! Every time we went, i always ordered the same thing, beaut köfte […]

Kuru fasulye ve Pilav – Lamb Turkish Beans and Turkish Rice

This is such a cheap dish to make and yet it’s so tasty and filling! Beautiful tomato infused beans with tasty chunks of diced lamb and beautiful spices. Ingredients 2 cans of cannellini beans 1 packet of diced lamb 2 tins of chopped tomatoes or 3 fresh tomatoes chopped. Half tube of tomato purée 1 […]

Oreo cheesecake (mmmm) no bake

If you have a sweet tooth then you’re gonna absolutely love this!! My mouth is watering as I’m trying this. INGREDIENTSFor the crust: 1 packet (14.3 oz) Oreos ½ cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted For the cheesecake filling: 4 ounces white chocolate 1 ¼ cups heavy whipping cream ½ cup powdered sugar 16 ounces […]

Poğaça – Turkish feta dumplings (bread pasties)

These little beauties are great for breakfast or an afternoon snack served with turkish çay (tea) or even Ayran (turkish yogurt drink – see blog for recipe) A lot of tradition turkish woman like to get together and have a natter while serving up these ❤️ You can also fill them with whatever you fancy! […]

Sweet chilli, king prawn Creamy, pasta (cheat dish) stunning!! (Easy peasy)

Do you ever fancy something fancy but you either can’t be bothered to spend lots of time making it, you don’t have the ingredients in or you are simply to skint to afford it that week? Well this dish is quick and easy and absolutely stunning! Prawns are a little expensive though, especially king prawns. […]

Fresh salmon, new potatoes, broccoli & cheese sauce

This is honestly one of my most fave meals. Traditionally it would be served with hollandaise sauce but I’m not a lover of it, so I substituted it with cheese sauce and it’s to die for!! Ingredient 2 small fillets of fresh boneless salmon Home made cheese sauce or packet cheers sauce A bag of […]