Scones

I’ve been making this scones recipe for as long as I can remember; I called them back then “Panecillos”. This was the Colombian Spanish name for Scones, something that took me a couple of decades to realize as Panecillos (or Scones) have always been a natural part of my life. As you guessed, this is

Lemon meringue pie

I’ve always wanted to make lemon meringue pie, but it always seemed like so much work.  Well, I was quite mistaken! This lemon meringue was so easy to make, and such a success! Everyone loved it. It had the perfect balance of sweet and tangy and the ground almonds add such a delicate touch of

Oatmeal, almond and cranberry Cookies

Oh, the memories I have of making oatmeal cookies! The original version of this recipe is the first-ever recipe I made on my own. I was about 6-7 years old and since then I’ve enjoyed cooking and baking and sharing all my concoctions with my friends and family. Nothing makes me happier than knowing I

Courgette fries with Chili aioli

Recently, I happened to have courgettes in the fridge for other purposes but the cravings for fries were too much and decided to do something about it.  I went for an alternative to normal potato fries, a bit healthier, less fat and more importantly improved flavour to compensate for the lack of it not being

Torta de tres leches / Colombian 3 milk cake

Because who likes dry cake! This dessert is deliciously sweet and moist and often spiked with some rum. The basic idea behind this dessert is: take your regular sponge cake and cover/drown it with a condensed milk, evaporated milk and whole milk mixture and then cover with a merengue/whipped cream mix refrigerate for a few

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

I’ve been baking cookies since I was a child, I’ve baked many different types but never Peanut Butter, I don’t think I ever tried them until last year when I had a colleague who would bake every Sunday and bring to work all sort of amazing goodies on Monday.  The tastiest thing we ever got

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Everytime I have a burning desire to be back in Bali soaking up the sun and amazing vibes, I whip up this fabulous Chicken Satay  recipe and dream of being back there. We were in Bali for 10 days and I kid you not, we had Chicken Satay at least 5 times. It became a

Homemade Granola

I just love making this Granola. It’s an adapted version of Nigella’s Granola but with A LOT less added sugars and basically every type of nut and seeds I have in my pantry. The real key here is adding the apple sauce and the spices which give this granola an amazing richness in flavour and

Carrot cake owl cupcakes 

For my sons 2nd birthday we had a nice party with his pre-school friends, as you can guess my LO’s favourite teddy and animal at that time was an Owl. Feeding small children is always tricky, you have allergies, special diets and picky eating children, So this carrot cake is perfect, gives the parents some

Moussaka

 I just love Moussaka! I had never really eaten it or been aware of the magnificence  of this dish until I started travelling to Cyprus and Greece often. It seems like everyone has their special way to make the dish and even in every restaurant they have their own way of writing the name in

Courgettes Lasagna with Ricotta and Bacon

Courgettes or squash season is here, Yey! Luckily, I have garden-savy friends who have an orchard to die for and this season they had a surplus of beautiful courgettes. I threw myself on the sword and offered to take some off their hands and diligently used a couple for this delicious courgette lasagna. Instead of using

Vegan banana and dates bread

Looking for an easy recipe for your kids lunchbox? Are there are egg and/or milk restrictions in your children’s diet or preschool? Well, Look no further! This banana and dates bread is perfect as a healthy treat for little and grownup palates alike!

Moussaka MIL style 

So, this delicious Moussaka recipe comes straight from the mother in law. Whenever we come to visit we have one day set for moussaka, always! The in-laws love Greek cuisine and after having tried many Greek dishes both in Greece and at their home I must admit, I love it too. Now we must have