Lunch

TURK’ISH EGGS

TURK’ISH EGGS

The first time I had Turkish eggs was at The Providores in London. It was really good and I knew I wanted to try making it at home. Then I was watching Nigella and she made this dish that was inspired from trying it at […]

ASADA FRIES

ASADA FRIES

I first had this dish at a restaurant. It was very tasty but I felt I could make it better. It was a big bed a fries with small amounts of toppings and a few pieces of steak which had to be cut up. I […]

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTOBELLOS

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTOBELLOS

This recipe can also just be a meatloaf. That’s originally what it was. I made meatloaf for my cousin and put the slices of pancetta all over the top. The result was a moist flavorful meatloaf. We each had a thick slice with veggies on […]

PASTA VONGOLE

PASTA VONGOLE

One of my fondest food memories is from my travels to the Amalfi Coast. The one dish everyone was telling me I had to try was pasta vongle – pasta with clams. I had it a few times when I was there and at one […]

CHIMICHURRI

CHIMICHURRI

In the summer I like to grill and this is my favourite accompaniment to whatever I’m grilling.  I make a big batch of it and keep it in the fridge almost every week during the summer. My favourite is to spoon it over grilled beef […]

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

No words for how good this is. Easy to assemble and feeds a lot of people. It’s spicy because I’m a spicy girl. So if you’re not into spice, you can use less chilli powder and jalapeno.

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

This veggie soup is hearty and sticks to your bones on a cold winter’s day. I make a lot of soups in the winter and this is one of my go-to lunches. The chickpeas and quinoa go well together. I use a few can goods […]

SPINACH FETA OMELETTE

SPINACH FETA OMELETTE

I love omelettes, they are the perfect breakfast and this one packs well for a lunch at work. It can be eaten hot or cold. This makes 4-8 portions depending on how many eggs you want to eat. I make it 4, so it ends […]

BALSAMIC BEETS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD

BALSAMIC BEETS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD

Growing up I had beets only one way – bottled with vinegar and onions. I liked them but they weren’t a staple for me. That’s until I went to Argentina and that is when my love affair with beets started. How we use peas and […]

RADICCHIO SALAD

RADICCHIO SALAD

I went to this restaurant in liberty village. They claim to serve authentic southern Italian specialities but really what it was, is the chef going to the grocery store close by and buying prepackaged foods and assembling them – but charging for authentic good quality […]