Blood Orange Curd

  Curd. Something I love but have shied away from for years. Why? I don’t know! It just sounded like a lot of work even though it isn’t really. Somehow something in my… Continue reading

Savoury Mulled Puff Pastry Pears

I had the idea for these puff pastry pears sitting scribbled in my notebook for a while now, the ingredients changing every time I looked at it. Initially there was a chocolate filled… Continue reading

Top 9 & The Vagaries Of Blogging

I’m sure many of you are familiar with Instagram’s “Best 9” – there’s an app that runs through your Instagram posts of a specific year and tells you which of your posts were… Continue reading

Warm Potato, Beet & Brussels Sprouts Salad

The Friday before Christmas I got into a bit of a vegetable buying frenzy at the market. I don’t know what I was thinking, when I would be eating all those veggies, as… Continue reading

Happy New Year

Wishing you all a Happy & Healthy New Year, may your wishes come true and your resolutions succeed! Thank you for stopping by, reading, looking at the pictures, and commenting this past year… Continue reading

Vin Santo Panna Cotta

Hello everyone, I hope you’ve all been able to spend the holidays as you expected – be it merry and joyful, or relaxed and peaceful. I also hope you haven’t been overindulging and… Continue reading

Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas, joyful and peaceful holidays, and that those of you who entertain and cook for family and friends have fun and enjoy doing so! Kiki

Poppy Seed Cookies with Plum Filling

Two weeks ago I visited my crafting friend to make a Christmas edition of “spa products” that we made earlier in the year. We had a coffee break and she brought out Christmas… Continue reading

Improvisation On Polish Bean Soup {Zupa Fasolowa}

  I can’t even remember how I came to want to make Polish bean soup, it was likely reading about it in a novel, which is often what inspires me to try something.… Continue reading

Coffee Cake

Hello, my name is Kiki, and I’m a coffee junkie. Now, I’m quite sensible on the topic of what’s good for a person and what isn’t. In my opinion, there’s nothing much bad… Continue reading

Tender Leaf Salad with Pumpkin, Bacon & Brussels Sprouts

For the first time in a long while I strolled over the Friday market last week with absolutely no idea what I wanted to cook at the weekend. It was only when I… Continue reading

Orange & Red Onion Salad

This week at the office lunch a colleague showed us food pics from her vacation in Sicily. One of the side dishes happened to be oranges with black olives, which immediately triggered a… Continue reading