Greek Style Chicken Traybake

I’m off to Larnaca, Cyprus in a few days and thinking about the trip has got me all excited for Greek flavours.  I love feta cheese and olives and all the grilled meats and can’t wait to make my way through all the mezze that Cyprus has to offer.  With that in mind I decided…

Lentil Feta Mint Salad

A few weeks ago when I made dinner for my Swedish Friends, I made this Lentil Feta Mint Salad and promised you all the recipe.  Well, I made it again last night and took note of the quantities  this time around to share with you all.

Dead Dolls House – Islington, London

Tonight we’d been invited to the The Dead Dolls House in Islington, London!  The name conjures up all sorts of imagery so we were intrigued to find out what was in store for us. I’m not sure what I was expecting, maybe a house of horrors but it was a lot less intimidating than I…

Roasted Peach, Feta & Pistachio Salad with a Honey & Mustard Dressing

This weekend we had escaped out of London to a beautiful country house about an hour’s drive away.  We were staying with another 4 couples (all friends of Dan’s from University) and a couple of kiddies and had planned to chill out and spend a bit of time together.  Catching up, playing board games, eating…

Suvlaki Restaurant – Soho, London

Last week I was invited to try out Suvlaki Restaurant in Soho, London.  The restaurant is on a small side road, Bateman Street, just South of Soho Square  and it really stands out on the street.  I love the vibrant colour and design which is the work of the designer Afroditi who has created a…

(Zucchini) Courgette Pea & Feta Summer Salad

Wandering around the farm shop the other day I was completely inspired by the amazing range of produce.  Everything looked and smelled so fresh and inviting, but what really caught my eye were the courgettes (zucchini).  They had both yellow and green ones and I knew then that I wanted to make them the star…

Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh

Off to a BBQ today I wanted to make a delicious side dish to pair with all the meat and fish we would be eating.  It’s the first real weekend of sunshine that we’ve had here this year and I felt in the mood for a salad, something light and summery and fresh tasting.   I…

Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad

Tonight, out in Portugal we were having family over for a BBQ and, being the food blogger in the family, I was in charge of creating the menu.  After having seen my Roasted Peach, Feta & Pistachio Salad and my Grilled Halloumi, Green Bean & Pine Nut Salad the family had requested a salad and…

Chicken Fajita Lettuce Wraps

Dinner tonight was going to be chicken skewers done on our new BBQ, but the Great British Summer had other ideas!  Not the nicest of evenings so I had a quick re-think and settled on chicken fajitas (done in lettuce wraps for me – tortillas for Dan).  The first job was to marinate the chicken. I…

Lunch at The Ivy Cafe – Marylebone – London

  On a wet and miserable day in London I had something to look forward to.  Mum and my grandma were heading up to town for the day so I’d booked us into The Ivy Cafe in Marylebone for lunch.  It would have to be a pretty quick affair as they had an appointment at 1.20,…

Salmon and Swede(s)

Tonight’s dinner had to be a quick and easy, but tasty one, for two reasons… BODY PUMP class doesn’t finish until 7.30 Our hungry guests were arriving at 7.30!!! Tonight two of our friends from Sweden arrived in town to spend some time with us for the next few days. We met Mats and Matilda…

Prosciutto Wrapped, Feta & Sundried Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breasts

After gym class tonight it was back home to prepare dinner.  I’d decided on chicken breasts stuffed with feta and sundried tomatoes and wrapped in prosciutto (mainly because I had feta and sundried tomatoes to use up).  Recently I’ve taken to buying chicken breasts from Marks & Spencer as they seem to hold their moisture…