Chocolate

I consume copious amounts of chocolate; two kinds- dark and the very dark. I prefer bean to bar. I wish I was a journalist, a chocolate one. I could travel to conferences, sample bars from every land and write about it. My friend and I,( a fellow chocoholic) often talk about our chocolate shop. We…

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Gluten free pizza

I’ve been away. Um, not on a trip, I wish I had gone on a trip. Somewhere lush and green with figs, honey & halloumi… er, I’m craving figs and honey drizzled Cypriot halloumi. I’ve missed everyone. I’ve been on mummy duties and it has been non-stop. Well, it doesn’t ever stop, but I’ve not…

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Lavender Almond Dark Chocolate

Here I am, many weeks have passed and I have not been fed creatively.  No time, no books, no reviews, not even a note to my favorite person – er, well, one of my favorite people. He must wonder where I am. I’ve tried to play catch up, and sadly, I have not…um, caught up, that…

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Vegan Cookie Bliss

Before I rave about this blissful foodie experience, let me tell you what has led me to it. I was recently diagnosed with PCOS – a  mild version of it. PCOS is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and it is fairly common among women, especially younger women. Um, I’m not that young – well, that’s an ongoing…

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Vegan/Gluten-Free Brownies For Valentines Day

Ever since Mika at  who is simply brilliant at making vegan food introduced me to these brownies, I have been experimenting with them, trying to make them gluten-free( they are made with regular wheat flour) without the after taste.  I try to stick to a gluten-free/ dairy free diet as much as possible but as…

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Celebrating Chocolate

February is National Chocolate Lovers month –  with Valentines Day around the corner, why not dedicate the whole month to that glorious, subtle, sweet, milky, dark and smoothly molded fabulous food… I could go on with a string of lovely and suitable adjectives, but a. I would bore you and b. I will need a…

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Simple Portobello and Asparagus pasta – Gluten Free and Vegan

I really am a work in progress – not always the best effort, but I’m getting there. Now that I am gradually evolving towards becoming a vegan, I feel healthier- I am currently a part-time vegan – I love cheese and I am exceedingly( far, far too much) fond of shrimp. However, since I find…

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Mummy Loves Macarons….

I got  these  as  a gift recently from someone very special to me and I can’t believe how thoughtful she was to remember that I have a huge love for French Macarons. These were gently transported all the way from Paris. All I can say is that every morsel I sampled was like a touch…

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